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 26-50 of 142 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 13229 1/15/1965 Lonesome day Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13746 10/7/1965 Big spike hammer Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13747 10/7/1965 Memories Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13748 10/7/1965 I know what it means to be lonesome Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13749 10/7/1965 Up this hill and down Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13750 10/7/1965 In the pines Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13798 11/22/1965 One tear Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13799 11/22/1965 Making plans-1 Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo, Dobro  
Decca NA 13800 11/22/1965 Yesterday's gone Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13801 11/22/1965 Yesterday's gone Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 13802 11/22/1965 Sure-fire Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14057 5/4/1966 Lonesome feelin' Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14058 5/4/1966 World of unwanted Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14059 5/4/1966 Hard times Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14264 9/30/1966 I'm leavin' Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14265 9/30/1966 The kind of woman I got-1 Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14266 9/30/1966 One kiss away from loneliness Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14567 3/28/1967 Let's say goodbye like we said hello-1,2 Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo, Dobro  
Decca NA 14568 3/28/1967 Someone before me-1 Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo, Dobro  
Decca NA 14569 3/28/1967 Walking the floor over you Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14570 3/28/1967 Roll muddy water Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14646 5/2/1967 My favorite memory Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14647 5/2/1967 Gal, you got a job to do Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14648 5/2/1967 Ruby, are you mad? Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
Decca NA 14848 11/16/1967 My favorite memory Osborne Brothers vocalist, instrumentalist, banjo  
(Results 26-50 of 142 records)

Citation

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

Osborne, Roland "Sonny". (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 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 June 2024.

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

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