Hardrock Gunter

Sidney Louie Gunter Jr. (27 February 1925 – 15 March 2013), known as Hardrock Gunter, was a singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music at the turn of the 1950s prefigured rock and roll and rockabilly music.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 27, 1925 (Birmingham), Died March 15, 2013 (Rio Rancho)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-4199 10-in. 4/16/1950 Birmingham bounce Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor E1VB-0909 10" 1/27/1951 My bucket's been fixed Eddie Marshall ; Trail Dusters Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Decca NA 2320 1/19/1951 Boogie woogie on a Saturday night Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2321 1/19/1951 I've done gone hog wild Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2322 1/19/1951 I believe that mountain music is here to stay Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2323 1/19/1951 Honky tonk blues Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2458 8/11/1951 Hesitation boogie Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2459 8/11/1951 If I could only live in my dreams Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2460 8/11/1951 Don't you agree Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2461 8/13/1951 Sixty minute man-1 Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2462 8/13/1951 Tennessee blues Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2463 8/13/1951 Dixieland boogie Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2587 1/14/1952 Silver and gold Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2588 1/14/1952 The senator from Tennessee Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2589 1/14/1952 You played on my piano Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2590 1/14/1952 Perfect woman Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2710 4/23/1952 Honky tonk baby Hardrock Gunter vocalist  
Decca NA 2711 4/23/1952 I'm looking for another you Hardrock Gunter vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gunter, Hardrock," accessed January 23, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319333.

Gunter, Hardrock. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319333.

"Gunter, Hardrock." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319333

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