Osborne Brothers

The Osborne Brothers, Sonny Osborne (born October 29, 1937) and Bobby Osborne (born December 7, 1931), were an influential and popular bluegrass act during the 1960s and 1970s. They are probably best known for their No. 33 1967 country hit song, "Rocky Top", written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant and named after a Tennessee location.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1956

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1963 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 12614 8/21/1963 Take this hammer Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12615 8/21/1963 Don't ever look at me-1 Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12616 8/21/1963 The cuckoo bird Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12617 8/21/1963 Bluegrass express Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12972 6/23/1964 Me and my old banjo Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12973 6/23/1964 Pathway of teardrops Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12974 6/23/1964 Gotta travel on Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12975 6/23/1964 Salty dog blues Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12976 6/23/1964 Kentucky Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12977 6/23/1964 Bugle on the banjo Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12981 6/24/1964 Cotton fields Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12982 6/24/1964 Faded love Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12983 6/24/1964 This heart of mine (can never say goodbye) Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 12984 6/24/1964 Charlie Cotton Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13226 1/15/1965 I'll be alright tomorrow Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13227 1/15/1965 Cut the cornbread, Mama Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13228 1/15/1965 Hey, hey bartender Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13229 1/15/1965 Lonesome day Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13746 10/7/1965 Big spike hammer Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13747 10/7/1965 Memories Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13748 10/7/1965 I know what it means to be lonesome Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13749 10/7/1965 Up this hill and down Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13750 10/7/1965 In the pines Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13798 11/22/1965 One tear Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
Decca NA 13799 11/22/1965 Making plans-1 Osborne Brothers Vocal group  
(Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Osborne Brothers," accessed August 11, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/335779.

Osborne Brothers. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 11, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/335779.

"Osborne Brothers." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 11 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/335779

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