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 25, 1915 (Texas City), Died August 25, 2000

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 201-202 of 202 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 201-202 of 202 records)


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