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 151-175 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 66396 10-in. 9/5/1939 I'm dreaming tonight of the old folks Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66397 10-in. 9/5/1939 You'll be sorry bye and bye Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66398 10-in. 9/5/1939 I've nothing to live for now Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66399 10-in. 9/5/1939 If you cared Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66400 10-in. 9/5/1939 I'm countin' on the mountain moon Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66401 10-in. 9/5/1939 I'm grievin' for believin' in a lie Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 66402 10-in. 9/5/1939 This night is mine Dickie McBride instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 69748 10-in. 9/17/1941 She's a hum-dum-dinger Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 69749 10-in. 9/17/1941 Don't say goodbye if you love me Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 69750 10-in. 9/17/1941 I'm going to get me a honky tonk baby Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 69751 10-in. 9/17/1941 Every day blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72485 10-in. 11/6/1944 If it's wrong to love you-1 Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72486 10-in. 11/6/1944 Born to be blue Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72487 10-in. 11/6/1944 Baby won't you tell me what you .. Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72488 10-in. 11/6/1944 Snowflakes Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72489 10-in. 11/6/1944 That's what I like 'bout the south Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72490 10-in. 11/6/1944 You took everything Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72491 10-in. 11/6/1944 My pretty blonde Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72492 10-in. 11/6/1944 You always hurt the one you love Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72493 10-in. 11/7/1944 Don't make me blue Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72494 10-in. 11/7/1944 A mother gave a son Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72495 10-in. 11/7/1944 I'll tell not to cry-1 Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 72496 10-in. 11/7/1944 Won't you mend my aching heart Cliff Bruner instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92014 10-in. 4/5/1940 Take me back again Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92015 10-in. 4/5/1940 You don't love me, but I'll always love you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
(Results 151-175 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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