Cliff Bruner

Clifton Lafayette Bruner (April 25, 1915 – August 25, 2000), known professionally as Cliff Bruner, was a fiddler and bandleader of the Western Swing era of the 1930s and 1940s. Bruner's music combined elements of traditional string band music, improvisation, blues, folk, and popular melodies of the times.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 25th, 1915 (Texas City), Died August 25th, 2000

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 60654 10-in. 3/5/1936 Carry me back to the lone prairie Brownies [Milton Brown] instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60655 10-in. 3/5/1936 A thousand good nights Brownies [Milton Brown] instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60656 10-in. 3/5/1936 Keep a-knockin' Brownies [Milton Brown] instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60657 10-in. 3/5/1936 Baby keep stealin' Brownies [Milton Brown] instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 60658 10-in. 3/5/1936 The old grey mare Brownies [Milton Brown] instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61636 10-in. 2/5/1937 So tired Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61637 10-in. 2/5/1937 Milk cow blues Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61638 10-in. 2/5/1937 The right key Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61639 10-in. 2/5/1937 You got to hi de hi Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61640 10-in. 2/5/1937 In the blue of the night Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61641 10-in. 2/5/1937 Shine Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61642 10-in. 2/5/1937 Can't nobody truck like me Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61643 10-in. 2/5/1937 Bringin' home the bacon Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61644 10-in. 2/5/1937 Under the silvery moon Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61645 10-in. 2/5/1937 Corrine Corrina Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61646 10-in. 2/5/1937 Four or five times Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61647 10-in. 2/5/1937 Oh you pretty woman Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61648 10-in. 2/5/1937 I ain't gonna give nobody none o' this jelly roll Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 61649 10-in. 2/5/1937 Old fashioned love Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62966 10-in. 12/8/1937 Oh how I miss you tonight Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62967 10-in. 12/8/1937 One sweet letter from you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62968 10-in. 12/8/1937 Dream train Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62969 10-in. 12/8/1937 Sunbonnet Sue Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62970 10-in. 12/8/1937 Tonight you belong to me Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62971 10-in. 12/8/1937 By a window at the end of the lane Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 51-75 of 200 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bruner, Cliff," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

Bruner, Cliff. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

"Bruner, Cliff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223

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