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Mississippi Blues Today and Its Future

David Evans

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/9781496816139.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This concluding chapter addresses the Mississippi blues today and its future. Most of the great Mississippi blues artists have been replaced largely by blues artists in a new category, namely ... More


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


I Come for to Sing

Kevin D. Greene

in The Invention and Reinvention of Big Bill Broonzy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646497
eISBN:
9781469646510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646497.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

From 1930 to 1970, a second folk music revival took hold in the United States and Europe, determined to capture and preserve for posterity US and European vernacular music. Critical to this ... 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


The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Kenneth Watson

Douglas B. Chambers (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is a collection of twenty-one literary and historical chapters marking the 50th anniversary of the Southern Quarterly, one of the oldest scholarly journals (founded in 1962) dedicated to ... More


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