Roland "Sonny" Osborne

Sonny Osborne (October 29, 1937 – October 24, 2021) was an American bluegrass musician and founding member of the Osborne Brothers.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 29, 1937 (Hyden), Died October 24, 2021

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: banjo, vocalist, Dobro

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 2783 7/18/1952 Walking in Jerusalem just like John-1, 2 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2784 7/18/1952 Memories of Mother and Dad-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2785 7/18/1952 The little girl and the dreadful snake-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2786 7/18/1952 Country waltz Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2787 7/18/1952 Don't put off until tomorrow Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2788 7/18/1952 My dying bed-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2801 7/26/1952 A mighty pretty waltz-1 Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 2802 7/26/1952 Pike County breakdown (Instrumental) Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12614 8/21/1963 Take this hammer Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12615 8/21/1963 Don't ever look at me-1 Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12616 8/21/1963 The cuckoo bird Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12617 8/21/1963 Bluegrass express Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12972 6/23/1964 Me and my old banjo Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12973 6/23/1964 Pathway of teardrops Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12974 6/23/1964 Gotta travel on Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12975 6/23/1964 Salty dog blues Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12976 6/23/1964 Kentucky Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12977 6/23/1964 Bugle on the banjo Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12981 6/24/1964 Cotton fields Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12982 6/24/1964 Faded love Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12983 6/24/1964 This heart of mine (can never say goodbye) Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 12984 6/24/1964 Charlie Cotton Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13226 1/15/1965 I'll be alright tomorrow Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13227 1/15/1965 Cut the cornbread, Mama Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13228 1/15/1965 Hey, hey bartender Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
(Results 1-25 of 142 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Osborne, Roland "Sonny"," accessed May 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207528.

Osborne, Roland "Sonny". (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207528.

"Osborne, Roland "Sonny"." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/207528

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