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 126-150 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66350 10-in. 9/1/1939 The other way Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66351 10-in. 9/1/1939 Peggy Lou (Instrumental) Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66352 10-in. 9/1/1939 Singin' the low down blues down low Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66353 10-in. 9/1/1939 It's all over now Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66354 10-in. 9/1/1939 Tell me little girl, tell me why Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66355 10-in. 9/1/1939 The girl that you loved long ago Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66356 10-in. 9/1/1939 Little white lies Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66357 10-in. 9/1/1939 Kelly swing Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66358 10-in. 9/1/1939 San Antonio rose Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66380 10-in. 9/3/1939 Lay your hand in mine The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66381 10-in. 9/3/1939 Old age pension blues The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66382 10-in. 9/3/1939 My grandfather's clock The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66383 10-in. 9/3/1939 Don't leave me all alone The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66384 10-in. 9/4/1939 Dig me a grave in Missouri The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66385 10-in. 9/4/1939 Silver dollar The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66386 10-in. 9/3/1939 Shoutin' in the amen corner The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66387 10-in. 9/3/1939 Ain't no use to worry anymore The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66388 10-in. 9/4/1939 I wish it wasn't so The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66389 10-in. 9/4/1939 Parking meter blues The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66390 10-in. 9/4/1939 If you don't like my peaches The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66391 10-in. 9/4/1939 You can't get love The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66392 10-in. 9/4/1939 No matter what they say The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66393 10-in. 9/4/1939 Don't take my darling away The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66394 10-in. 9/4/1939 I have my bed The Shelton Brothers instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66395 10-in. 9/5/1939 To tell the truth Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 126-150 of 200 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bruner, Cliff," accessed November 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

Bruner, Cliff. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

"Bruner, Cliff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 November 2020.

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

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