Leon Chappelear

Birth and Death Data: Born August 1st, 1909 (Gilmer), Died October 22nd, 1962

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, lead guitar, composer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-76862 10-in. 8/4/1933 It's all coming home to you Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BS-76863 10-in. 8/4/1933 I wonder if she's blue Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76864 10-in. 8/4/1933 When it's round-up time in heaven Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76865 10-in. 8/4/1933 Would you Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76866 10-in. 8/4/1933 You've been tom cattin' around Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76867 10-in. 8/4/1933 Alimony blues Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BS-76868 10-in. 8/4/1933 Hang out the front door key Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76869 10-in. 8/4/1933 Deep Elm blues Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76870 10-in. 8/4/1933 Will there be any cowboys in heaven Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-76871 10-in. 8/4/1933 Wonderful child Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-76872 10-in. 8/5/1933 The keyhole in the door Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76873 10-in. 8/5/1933 Beautiful Texas Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76874 10-in. 8/5/1933 Triflin' mama blues Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-76875 10-in. 8/5/1933 I want her tailor-made Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76876 10-in. 8/5/1933 Alimony blues Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BS-76877 10-in. 8/5/1933 There ain't gonna be no afterwhile Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76878 10-in. 8/5/1933 Easy rider blues Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76879 10-in. 8/5/1933 Crawdad song Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-76880 10-in. 8/5/1933 Who wouldn't be lonely? Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Victor BS-76881 10-in. 8/5/1933 Just because Lone Star Cowboys Vocal and instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, songwriter  
Decca 60715 10-in. 3/13/1936 31st Street blues Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60716 10-in. 3/13/1936 China boy Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60717 10-in. 3/13/1936 Mr. and Mrs. Is the name-1 Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60718 10-in. 3/13/1936 I'll never say never again again-1 Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60719 10-in. 3/13/1936 Texas plains Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60720 10-in. 3/13/1936 I don't know why Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 60721 10-in. 3/13/1936 Prairie Rose Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61775 10-in. 2/14/1937 Just a blue eyed blonde Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61776 10-in. 2/14/1937 Trouble in mind Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61777 10-in. 2/14/1937 Too good to be true Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61778 10-in. 2/14/1937 Baby won't you come along Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61779 10-in. 2/14/1937 You're in my heart to stay Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61780 10-in. 2/14/1937 Wild cat Mama Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61781 10-in. 2/14/1937 I'm serving days Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61782 10-in. 2/14/1937 Who walks in when I walk out Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61783 10-in. 2/14/1937 Travelin' blues Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61784 10-in. 2/14/1937 In a little red barn Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61785 10-in. 2/14/1937 I never knew Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61786 10-in. 2/14/1937 Angry Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61787 10-in. 2/14/1937 The empty cradle Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 61788 10-in. 2/14/1937 The one rose Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63030 10-in. 12/12/1937 Dear little girl Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63031 10-in. 12/12/1937 She's got me worried Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63032 10-in. 12/12/1937 New do right Daddy Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63033 10-in. 12/12/1937 She's runnin' around Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63034 10-in. 12/12/1937 Goin' up to Dallas Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63035 10-in. 12/12/1937 Toodle-oo sweet Mama Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63036 10-in. 12/12/1937 Red hot Mama from way out West Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63037 10-in. 12/12/1937 You're a million miles from nowhere Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63038 10-in. 12/12/1937 My mother's rosary Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 63039 10-in. 12/12/1937 Sentimental gentleman from Georgia Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67157 10-in. 2/5/1940 You are my sunshine Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67158 10-in. 2/5/1940 Your promise was broken Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67159 10-in. 2/5/1940 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67160 10-in. 2/5/1940 Old timer Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67161 10-in. 2/5/1940 Baby you mother Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 67162 10-in. 2/5/1940 Roll along, Kentucky moon Jimmie Davis instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 90225 10-in. 8/15/1935 Mama don't allow it Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90226 10-in. 8/15/1935 Ben Wheeler stomp Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90227 10-in. 8/15/1935 Dinah Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90228 10-in. 8/15/1935 Milenburg joys Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90229 10-in. 8/15/1935 Mistreated blues Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90230 10-in. 8/15/1935 I'm a do right Papa Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90231 10-in. 8/15/1935 That old sweetheart of mine Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90232 10-in. 8/15/1935 Truly I promise to love you Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90233 10-in. 8/15/1935 Tiger rag Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90234 10-in. 8/15/1935 Bugle call rag Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar, vocalist  
Decca 90236 10-in. 8/15/1935 My gal Sal Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90237 10-in. 8/15/1935 [Unknown title(s)] Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90238 10-in. 8/15/1935 Weary blues Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90239 10-in. 8/15/1935 Just forget Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90240 10-in. 8/15/1935 Sweet Sue, just you Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90241 10-in. 8/15/1935 No Mama blues Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90242 10-in. 8/15/1935 I'm sitting on top of the world Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90243 10-in. 8/15/1935 White River stomp Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90244 10-in. 8/15/1935 Kansas City blues-1 Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90245 10-in. 8/15/1935 Four or five times-1 Leon's Lone Star Cowboys vocalist, instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90246 10-in. 8/15/1935 Dark Town Strutter's Ball Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  
Decca 90247 10-in. 8/15/1935 My little girl Leon's Lone Star Cowboys instrumentalist, lead guitar  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chappelear, Leon," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113137.

Chappelear, Leon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113137.

"Chappelear, Leon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113137

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