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Poetry from the Delta

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0045
Subject:
Music, Popular

The sixteen tracks on “Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers”—some of them previously unreleased and some of them alternate takes—were conducted at several sessions between 1936–7, the only ... More


Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Robert Sacré (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Fifty years after Charley Patton's death in 1934, a team of blues experts gathered five thousand miles from Dockery Farms at the University of Liege in Belgium to honor the life and music of the most ... More


Louisiana Country Blues: A Comparison with the Delta Country Style of Charley Patton and Followers: Mutual Influences

John Broven

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter compares Louisiana country music with the Mississippi Delta country style of Charley Patton. The influence of the Mississippi Delta blues can be found in Louisiana through artists such ... More


The Mississippi Blues Tradition and the Origins of the Blues

Arnold Shaw

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the Mississippi blues tradition and the origins of the blues through the lives and music of Charley Patton, Bukka White, Son House, and Robert Johnson. All are part, of course, ... More


Memories of Chester “Howlin’ Wolf” Burnett and Willie Johnson

Dick Shurman

in Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816139
eISBN:
9781496816177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter begins by looking at the musical link between Charley Patton and one of his musical protegés, Chester Burnett, the Howlin' Wolf. Of course, Wolf was a product of the Mississippi Delta ... More


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