Buddy Ray

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, composer

Notes: Buddy Ray's given name was Robert James Ray. He is not to be confused with Elmer Plinger, whose many pseudonyms include "Buddy Raye or Ray."

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014302 10-in. 9/18/1937 Some day Modern Mountaineers ; Buddy Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014304 10-in. 9/18/1937 Gypsy lady Modern Mountaineers ; Buddy Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-014305 10-in. 9/18/1937 Moonlight waters Modern Mountaineers ; Buddy Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-047690 10-in. 2/13/1940 It's all over now Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-047692 10-in. 2/13/1940 Someday Modern Mountaineers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-063039 10-in. 4/7/1941 I'm gonna say goodbye to the blues Modern Mountaineers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-063041 10-in. 4/7/1941 Trying to be true Modern Mountaineers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia H1210 10-in. 1/10/1945 Headin' down the wrong highway Ted Daffan's Texans String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia H1211 10-in. 1/10/1945 Shadow on my heart Ted Daffan's Texans String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia H1212 10-in. 1/10/1945 Trouble keeps hanging 'round my door Ted Daffan's Texans String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia H1213 10-in. 1/16/1945 Lonesome highway Ted Daffan's Texans String band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92010 10-in. 4/4/1940 Pipe liner's blues Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92011 10-in. 4/4/1940 Rackin' it back Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92012 10-in. 4/4/1940 When you're gone-1 Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92013 10-in. 4/4/1940 My Dixieland girl Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92067 10-in. 4/10/1940 San Antonio polka Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92068 10-in. 4/10/1940 Dixieland I hear you calling me Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92069 10-in. 4/10/1940 I wonder if true love will find a way Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92070 10-in. 4/10/1940 Sundown blues Texas Wanderers, The instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92088 10-in. 4/11/1940 I'll come back to you-1, 2 The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92089 10-in. 4/11/1940 Nothing matters to me-1 The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92090 10-in. 4/11/1940 Daisy May-2 The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92091 10-in. 4/11/1940 Anything that's part of you-1 The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92092 10-in. 4/11/1940 I'm gonna change all my ways-2 The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 92093 10-in. 4/11/1940 Gee but I feel blue The Village Boys instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ray, Buddy," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/378026.

Ray, Buddy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/378026.

"Ray, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/378026

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