Clarence Greene

Clarence Horton Greene (June 26, 1894 – October 22, 1961) was an American musician and recording artist, noted for his fiddle and guitar work, and a pioneer in country music of the 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 26th, 1894 (North Carolina), Died October 22nd, 1961

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, violin, composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47250 10-in. 10/30/1928 Good-night darling Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger  
Victor BVE-47251 10-in. 10/30/1928 Little bunch of roses Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145122 10-in. 11/5/1927 On the banks of the Ohio Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W145123 10-in. 11/5/1927 Fond affection Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147188 10-in. 10/15/1928 Pride of the ball Clarence Green and Wise Brothers Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147189 10-in. 10/15/1928 Kitty waltz Clarence Green and Wise Brothers Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W147190 10-in. 10/15/1928 Johnson City blues Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W147191 10-in. 10/15/1928 Ninety-nine years in jail Clarence Greene Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia W149240 10-in. 10/23/1929 Frankie Silvers Byrd Moore and his Hot Shots Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149241 10-in. 10/23/1929 The hills of Tennessee Byrd Moore and his Hot Shots Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149242 10-in. 10/23/1929 Careless love Byrd Moore and his Hot Shots Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W149243 10-in. 10/23/1929 Three men went a-hunting Byrd Moore and his Hot Shots Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia W151022 10-in. 12/4/1930 Little bunch of roses Murphy Brothers Harp Band Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Greene, Clarence," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114751.

Greene, Clarence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114751.

"Greene, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114751

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