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 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  
(Results 101-125 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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