Pee Wee King

Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski (February 18, 1914 – March 7, 2000), known professionally as Pee Wee King, was an American country music songwriter and recording artist best known for co-writing "Tennessee Waltz".

Pee Wee King is credited with bringing the musicians union to the Grand Ole Opry — he was one of the first musicians in Nashville to carry a union card, and to have the members of his band work union. He also served on the board of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 18, 1914 (Abrams (CDP), Wisconsin), Died March 7, 2000 (Louisville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, leader, songwriter, composer, vocalist, lyricist, arranger

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-054522 10-in. 10/7/1940 Dog house blues Blue Grass Boys ; Bill Monroe String band, with male vocal solo and yodeling songwriter  
Victor E0VB-3310 10-in. 1/16/1950 Blame it all on Nashville Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E0VB-3311 10-in. 1/16/1950 The kissing dance Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, songwriter, leader  
Victor E0VB-3312 10-in. 1/16/1950 Rag mop Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, accordion, leader  
Victor E0VB-3747 10-in. 8/7/1950 We're gonna go fishin' (next Saturday night) Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E0VB-3748 10-in. 8/7/1950 Cincinnatti dancing pig Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E0VB-3749 10-in. 8/7/1950 River road two step Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Victor E0VB-3750 10-in. 8/7/1950 Mop rag boogie Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E0VB-4198 10-in. 4/16/1950 What, where and when Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Vocal trio, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, accordion, leader  
Victor E0VB-4199 10-in. 4/16/1950 Birmingham bounce Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, accordion, leader  
Victor E0VB-5684 10-in. 9/27/1950 Tomorrow you'll be married Rosalie Allen ; Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Female-male vocal duet, with string band composer  
Victor E0VB-5822 10-in. 10/21/1950 No one but you Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart ; Redd Stewart Male vocal duet, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion, songwriter  
Victor E0VB-5823 10-in. 10/21/1950 Within my heart (la golondrina) Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E0VB-5824 10-in. 10/21/1950 Helegged hilegged Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-321 10-in. 1/18/1949 Waltz of the Alamo Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, leader  
Victor D9VB-323 10-in. 1/18/1949 The color song (I lost my love) Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, leader  
Victor E1VB-0449 10-in. 3/4/1951 The strange little girl Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart ; The Three Dickens Sisters Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E1VB-0450 10-in. 3/4/1951 Chew tobacco rag Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor E1FB-1326 10-in. 2/28/1951 Vals de Tennessee Los Ruiseñores Mixed vocal group, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E1FB-1328 10-in. 2/28/1951 Vals de Tennessee Los Ruiseñores Vocal group, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D6VB-1979 10-in. 12/17/1946 Texas Toni Lee Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6VB-1980 10-in. 12/17/1946 Tennessee central no. 9 Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6VB-1981 10-in. 12/17/1946 Southland polka Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal ensemble, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, songwriter  
Victor D6VB-1982 10-in. 12/17/1946 Steel guitar rag Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D7VB-0359 10-in. 3/25/1947 I hear you knockin' Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band leader, instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Pee Wee," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353214.

King, Pee Wee. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353214.

"King, Pee Wee." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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