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Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Kip Lornell and Tracey E. W. Laird (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

To borrow words from Stan “The Record Man” Lewis, Shreveport, Louisiana, is one of America’s most important “regional-sound cities.” Its musical distinctiveness has been shaped by individuals and ... More


Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector

Elizabeth DiSavino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178523
eISBN:
9780813178530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A native of London, Kentucky, Dr. Katherine Jackson French (Ph.D. Columbia University, 1906) collected over sixty British Isle ballads in the hills of Kentucky in 1909 and attempted to publish them ... More


“When at Last the ‘Cruel War Was Over’”: Louisiana, 1863–1868

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter follows Mary Edwards Bryan through her 1863 return to Louisiana, the Civil War's final years, her refugee status at Shreveport and Natchitoches, the Red River Campaign's Battles of ... More


Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Tracey E. W. Laird

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Louisiana Hayride was broadcast from Shreveport, Louisiana, and reached listeners in over twenty-eight states, luring them to packed performances of the Hayride's road show. By tracing the ... More


Shreveport Music before Modern Media

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The music in Shreveport during the 19th century travelled the same river and land routes as the steamboats and overland pioneers. It also grew in the form of the local practices that characterized ... More


Country Music Crossroads

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Louisiana Hayride was a big success in the music industry of the South. After it started, country music could reach a larger audience. World War II had a huge part in catalyzing ... More


“I’ve Got the Chain Store Blues”: Allen Brothers Victor V-40276

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0058
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Allen Brothers, “I’ve Got the Chain Store Blues”, topical songs, white blues, W.K Henderson, and KWKH Shreveport


Railroads

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles between Texas's railroads and the Texas Railroad Commission. James S. Hogg lobbied for the creation of a railroad commission after becoming governor in 1890. ... More


. The Road Turns Rocky

David W. Johnson

in Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Stanley Brothers’ move to Shreveport, Louisiana, in the fall of 1950 to join the cast of radio station KWKH’s Louisiana Hayride; the reasons behind the band’s departure ... More


Stan Lewis

Randy McNutt

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an excerpt from a chapter in Randy McNutt’s Guitar Towns: A Journey to the Crossroads of Rock and Roll, titled “Shreveport: Susie-Q”; the section focused mainly on Stan Lewis. ... More


The Life and Times of Dandy Don Logan

Don Logan

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes DJ Don Logan’s experiences with Shreveport radio and record companies from the late 1950s into the early 1970s. It Logan’s reflections on the symbiotic relationships between ... More


The Delegated State: Shreveport and Challenges of Authority and Capacity

Charley E. Willison

in Ungoverned and Out of Sight: Public Health and the Political Crisis of Homelessness in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548325
eISBN:
9780197548356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548325.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Shreveport serves as the representative case for municipalities without a local government level supportive housing policy. Shreveport is a case where the Continuum of Care, municipal policy goals, ... More


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