Texas Ruby

Ruby Agnes Owens (June 4, 1908 – March 29, 1963), professionally better known as Texas Ruby, was an American pioneering country music female vocalist and musician of the late 1930s through to the early 1960s. Her brother was famous as Tex Owens, the writer of Cattle Call.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 4, 1908 (Decatur), Died March 29, 1963

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia C4362 10-in. 2/15/1945 Don't you lie to me Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia C4363 10-in. 2/15/1945 Don't let that man get you down Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia C4368 10-in. 2/15/1945 Have i waited too long to regret Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia CCO4641 10-in. 9/26/1946 Ain't you sorry that you lied Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia CCO4642 10-in. 9/26/1946 Nobody else but you Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia CCO4643 10-in. 9/26/1946 I'll take back all I've said about you Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia CCO4645 10-in. 9/27/1946 Have you got someone else on the string Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia CCO4646 10-in. 9/27/1946 Travelling blues Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Columbia CCO4647 10-in. 9/27/1946 Even though I'll shed a million tears Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia CCO4648 10-in. 9/27/1946 The letter that broke my heart Curly Fox and his Fox Hunters ; Texas Ruby String band, with female vocal solo vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia RHCO10054 10-in. 11/16/1951 Sad singin', slow ridin' Dog Patch Boys ; Polly Possum ; Joe Wolverton Female vocal solo, with string band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ruby, Texas," accessed July 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/369828.

Ruby, Texas. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/369828.

"Ruby, Texas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/369828

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