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Blues [electronic resource] : music from the documentary film.

Author/Creator:
Charters, Samuel Barclay.
Publication:
[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Folkways, [200-], p1967.
Series:
Smithsonian global sound for libraries
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Blues (Music) -- 1961-1970.
Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Music -- United States.
Songs, English -- United States.
System Details:
Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Alone in the evening blues (Memphis Willie B.) (2:44)
Slidin' delta (J.D. Short) (4:57)
Old cotton fields of home (Pink Anderson and son) (2:31)
John Henry (Furry Lewis) (3:31)
Bad blues (Baby Tate) (3:28)
Sitting here thinking (Memphis Willie B. & Gus Cannon) (2:48)
Lonesome ground (Sleepy John Estes) (4:18)
If I could holler like a mountain jack (3:06) ; When I first started hoboing (Baby Tate) (3:23)
Weeping willow blues (Pink Anderson) (4:51).
Participant:
Various artists from the film, finished in 1963 and premiered at the Univ. of Chicago Folk Festival, Jan. 1963.
Notes:
Music from the documentary film, The Blues, by Sam Charters.
Originally issued as analog disc on Asch Records: A101, 1967.
Previously issued as compact disc.
Program notes ([4] p.) inserted in original container.
Smithsonian Folkways: A 101; F-A101 on original container.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Anderson, Pink, 1900-1974.
Borum, Willie.
Cannon, Gus, 1883-1979.
Estes, Sleepy John, 1899-1977.
Lewis, Furry, 1893-1981.
Short, J. D., 1902-1962.
Tate, Baby, 1916-1972.
Alexander Street Press.
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Other format:
A 101
OCLC:
689533918
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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