Homer and Jethro

Homer and Jethro were the stage names of American country music duo Henry D. "Homer" Haynes (1920–1971) and Kenneth C. "Jethro" Burns (1920–1989), popular from the 1940s through the 1960s on radio and television for their satirical versions of popular songs. Known as the Thinking Man's Hillbillies, they received a Grammy Award in 1959 and are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3325 10-in. 1/18/1950 I said my nightshirt (and put on my pray'rs) June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with male vocal duet, string band, and comic dialog Musical group  
Victor E0VB-3326chi 10-in. 1/18/1950 (Put another nickel in) Music! Music! Music! June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Mixed vocal trio, with string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-4550 10-in. 10/19/1950 Disc jockey's nightmare Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-4551 10-in. 10/19/1950 Oh babe! Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-4552 10-in. 10/19/1950 That Texas land Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor E1VB-0374 10" 1/28/1951 So long no. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor E1VB-0375 10" 1/28/1951 I'm movin' on no. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1504 10-in. 5/17/1949 Pizen Pete Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1505 10-in. 5/17/1949 King size baby Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1506 10-in. 5/17/1949 You tell her, I stutter Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1507 10-in. 5/17/1949 Tennessee Border - No. 2 Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1514 10-in. 5/17/1949 I'm gettin' older every day Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1520 10-in. 5/17/1949 She loves to cry June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with male vocal duet with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1525 10-in. 5/17/1949 Baby, it's cold outside June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Mixed vocal trio, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1526 10-in. 5/17/1949 Country girl June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1960 10-in. 10/12/1949 The wedding of hillbilly Lilli Marlene June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Male-Female vocal trio, with string band comic dialogue Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1961 10-in. 10/12/1949 The huckle buck June Carter Cash ; Homer and Jethro Male-Female vocal trio, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1963 10-in. 10/12/1949 She made toothpicks of the timber of my heart Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1974 10-in. 10/13/1949 Put that knife away, Nellie Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1975 10-in. 10/13/1949 Does the spearmint lose its flavor Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-2035 10-in. 12/12/1949 I've got my tears in my ears (from lyin' on my back in my bed while I cry over you) Homer and Jethro Male vocal duet, with string band Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Homer and Jethro," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356599.

Homer and Jethro. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356599.

"Homer and Jethro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

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