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 101-125 of 200 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||64515||10-in.||9/14/1938||I hate to lose you||Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers||instrumentalist, violin, vocalist|
|Decca||64558||10-in.||9/21/1938||Carry the good work on||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64559||10-in.||9/21/1938||I'll get mine bye and bye||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64560||10-in.||9/21/1938||Small town Mama No.2||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64561||10-in.||9/21/1938||Easy rollin' Sue||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64566||10-in.||9/21/1938||She's sellin' what she used to give away||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64567||10-in.||9/21/1938||I ain't goin' your way||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||64568||10-in.||9/21/1938||Old fashioned sweetheart||Buddy Jones||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66300||10-in.||8/26/1939||Jessie||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66301||10-in.||8/26/1939||Over the hill||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66302||10-in.||8/26/1939||I'll keep on smiling||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66303||10-in.||8/26/1939||Truck driver's blues||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66304||10-in.||8/26/1939||I'm tired of you||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66305||10-in.||8/26/1939||Because||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66306||10-in.||8/26/1939||I'll forgive you (but I just can't forget)||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66307||10-in.||8/26/1939||I'm still in love with you||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66325||10-in.||8/29/1939||I didn't know||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66326||10-in.||8/29/1939||There must be someone for me||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66327||10-in.||8/29/1939||I'm always dreaming of you||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66328||10-in.||8/29/1939||Don't be blue||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66329||10-in.||8/29/1939||I never felt this way before||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66330||10-in.||8/29/1939||Maybe I'll get by without you||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66331||10-in.||8/29/1939||I'd settle down for you||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66332||10-in.||8/29/1939||It had to be that way||Floyd Tillman||instrumentalist, violin|
|Decca||66349||10-in.||9/1/1939||Star dust||Cliff Bruner and his Boys||instrumentalist, violin|
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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