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 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 39 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  
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 instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 39363 10-in. 2/15/1935 Big bad blues Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 39364 10-in. 2/15/1935 Sweet little lonesome Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 39365 10-in. 2/15/1935 My prairie bride Ray Whitley ; Ray Whitley instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 39366 10-in. 2/15/1935 Vine covered church Buck Nation vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39367 10-in. 2/15/1935 Newly mouldered mound Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 39372 10-in. 2/19/1935 The encl of public enemy number one Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39373 10-in. 2/19/1935 Bruno Hauptmann's fate Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39382 10-in. 2/21/1935 Rocking chair lullaby Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39383 10-in. 2/21/1935 The old mill wheel Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39384 10-in. 2/21/1935 Sunset trail Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39385 10-in. 2/21/1935 Trail's end Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 39386 10-in. 2/21/1935 Take my back to my home on the plains Buck Nation instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 39 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitley, Ray," accessed January 18, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210979.

Whitley, Ray. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 18, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210979.

"Whitley, Ray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 18 January 2022.

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

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