George Reneau

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1901 (Jefferson County), Died January 1st, 1933 (Knoxville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, harmonica

Notes: Often sub-credited as "The Blind Musician of the Smoky Mountains."

Recordings (Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Vocalion 13718-13719 10-in. 9/17/1924 Softly and tenderly George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Vocalion 410W-412W 10-in. 2/24/1925 Little rosewood casket Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Vocalion 416W-418W 10-in. 2/24/1925 Woman’s suffrage George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and Jew's harp vocalist  
Vocalion 425W-427W 10-in. 2/24/1925 Rock all our babies to sleep Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 430W-431W 10-in. 2/24/1925 The letter edged in black Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica vocalist, tenor vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica  
Vocalion 1447W-1449W 10-in. 10/14/1925 The sinking of the Titanic George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer, vocalist  
Vocalion 1450W-1452W 10-in. 10/14/1925 Rovin' gambler George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer, vocalist  
Vocalion 1453W-1455W 10-in. 10/14/1925 Railroad lover George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
Vocalion 1468W-1470W 10-in. 10/15/1925 May I sleep in your barn tonight, Mister? George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer, vocalist  
Vocalion 1479W-1481W 10-in. 10/15/1925 When I shall cross over the dark rolling tide George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica composer, instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
Vocalion 1482W-1484W 10-in. 10/15/1925 On top of Old Smoky George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, vocalist  
Vocalion 1485W-1486W 10-in. 10/15/1925 When the work's all done this fall George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, author, vocalist  
Vocalion 1487W-1488W 10-in. 10/15/1925 The old rugged cross George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Vocalion 1495W-1497W 10-in. 10/16/1925 I'm glad my wife's in Europe George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Vocalion 1498W-1500W 10-in. 10/16/1925 The fatal wedding George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Vocalion 1501W-1503W 10-in. 10/16/1925 The two orphans George Reneau Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica instrumentalist, guitar, harmonica, lyricist, composer, vocalist  
(Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reneau, George," accessed June 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118.

Reneau, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118.

"Reneau, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113118

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