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 76-100 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62972 10-in. 12/8/1937 Girl of my dreams Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62973 10-in. 12/8/1937 I saw your face in the moon Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62974 10-in. 12/8/1937 Red lips-Kiss my blues away Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62975 10-in. 12/8/1937 You can depend on me Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62976 10-in. 12/8/1937 Sugar Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62977 10-in. 12/8/1937 My Daddy, my mother and me Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62978 10-in. 12/8/1937 Truckin' on down Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62979 10-in. 12/8/1937 River stay 'way from my door Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62980 10-in. 12/8/1937 Baby won't you please come home Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62981 10-in. 12/8/1937 Beaumont rag Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 64500 10-in. 9/13/1938 Annie Laurie Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64501 10-in. 9/13/1938 Bring it on home to Grandma Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64502 10-in. 9/13/1938 Ease my worried mind Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64503 10-in. 9/13/1938 Remember Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64504 10-in. 9/13/1938 It makes no difference now Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64505 10-in. 9/13/1938 My Bonnie lies over the ocean Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64506 10-in. 9/13/1938 Over moonlit waters Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64507 10-in. 9/13/1938 Draggin' the bow Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64508 10-in. 9/14/1938 Yearning just for you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64509 10-in. 9/14/1938 Old Joe Turner blues Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64510 10-in. 9/14/1938 When you're smiling Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64511 10-in. 9/14/1938 I wish I could shimmy like my sister Kate Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64512 10-in. 9/14/1938 Sittin' on the moon Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64513 10-in. 9/14/1938 Kangaroo blues Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 64514 10-in. 9/14/1938 I'll keep on loving you Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
(Results 76-100 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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