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 176-200 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 92016 10-in. 4/5/1940 I'm headin' for that ranch Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92017 10-in. 4/5/1940 Over the trail Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92052 10-in. 4/8/1940 Ten pretty girls Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92053 10-in. 4/8/1940 Sorry (I'll say I'm sorry) Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92054 10-in. 4/8/1940 Sparkling blue eyes Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92055 10-in. 4/8/1940 New falling rain blues Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92056 10-in. 4/8/1940 I'll keep thinking of you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 92057 10-in. 4/8/1940 'Neath the purple on the hill Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 93707 10-in. 4/28/1941 Draft board blues Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93708 10-in. 4/28/1941 I'll be faithful Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 93709 10-in. 4/28/1941 Jessie's sister Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93710 10-in. 4/28/1941 Let me smile my last smile at you Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93711 10-in. 4/28/1941 Tequilla rag Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93712 10-in. 4/28/1941 Red River Rose Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Decca 93713 10-in. 4/28/1941 My time will come someday Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93714 10-in. 4/28/1941 The sun has gone down on our love Cliff Bruner and his Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93717 10-in. 4/29/1941 Why did I Leaford Hall and his Texas Vagabonds instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93722 10-in. 4/29/1941 Don't ever leave me alone Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93723 10-in. 4/29/1941 Honey don't turn me down Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93724 10-in. 4/29/1941 You've got just what it takes Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93725 10-in. 4/29/1941 Red wagon Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93726 10-in. 4/30/1941 What is life lived alone Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93727 10-in. 4/30/1941 Gonna change my business all around Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93728 10-in. 4/30/1941 If I'm wrong, I'm sorry Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 93729 10-in. 4/30/1941 Mean hangover blues Buddy Jones instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 176-200 of 200 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bruner, Cliff," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

Bruner, Cliff. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201223.

"Bruner, Cliff." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

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

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