Ray Whitley

Raymond Otis Whitley (December 5, 1901 – February 21, 1979) was a country and western singer and actor.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1901 (Atlanta), Died February 21, 1979 (Mexico)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, songwriter, composer, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-053015 10-in. 5/24/1940 Back in the saddle again Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-060661 10-in. 2/19/1941 You waited too long Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1450 10-in. 7/28/1947 I've lived a lifetime for you Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia H401 10-in. 8/1/1941 Lonely river Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia H600 10-in. 12/13/1941 I hang my head and cry Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia HCO1707 10-in. 2/13/1946 Back in the saddle again (theme song) Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia HCO1790 10-in. 4/8/1946 You laughed and I cried Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia HCO2892 10-in. 12/6/1947 Play fair Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia C3401 10-in. 10/9/1940 You waited too long Bob Atcher and Bonnie Blue Eyes String band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia CO40545 10-in. 3/22/1949 Between the lines 101 Ranch Boys String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick LA1865 10-in. 4/18/1939 Back in the saddle again (theme song) Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Brunswick LA2319 10-in. 8/22/1940 You waited too long Gene Autry String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Decca 39254 10-in. 1/17/1935 End of memory lane-1 Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39255 10-in. 1/17/1935 Ramshackled shack on the hill Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39262 10-in. 1/18/1935 By the old oaken bucket Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39263 10-in. 1/18/1935 Bruno Hauptmann's fate Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39273 10-in. 1/22/1935 The kidnapper's story Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39274 10-in. 1/22/1935 The ill fated narrow castle Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39275 10-in. 1/23/1935 Blue ridge mountain sweetheart Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39276 10-in. 1/23/1935 The church bells toll Buck Nation ; Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39351 10-in. 2/11/1935 Twelve cent cotton rollin' in wealth Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39352 10-in. 2/11/1935 Granddad's cuspidor Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39362 10-in. 2/15/1935 That green back dollar bill Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39363 10-in. 2/15/1935 Big bad blues Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39364 10-in. 2/15/1935 Sweet little lonesome Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitley, Ray," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210979.

Whitley, Ray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210979.

"Whitley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210979

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