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Title Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues / [interviews by] William Ferris.
Publication Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Description xiv, 302 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in).
Call # 781.643 G
Series H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series
H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Note "This book was published with the assistance of the H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Fund of the University of North Carolina Press"--T.p. verso.
CD contents recorded 1963-1974.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-269), discography (p. 269-284), filmography (p. 284-289) and index.
Contents CD contents. Why B.B. King sings the blues (Joe "Poppa Rock" Louis) (:35) -- Going down to the station (Sonny Boy Williams) (3:09) -- Going away blues (Lovey Williams) (2:38) -- So glad to be here (3:58) ; He's my rock, my sword, my shield (3:46) (The Chapman Family) -- Lazarus (inmates at Camp B, Parchman Penitentiary) (2:46) -- Hidden violence (anonymous) (1:02) -- Oh Rosie (inmates at Camp B, Parchman Penitentiary) (2:58) -- There are days (Southland Hummingbirds) (2:57) -- You shall be free (Mary Gordon) (1:26) -- You can't carry blues and go to church (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (:53) -- I got the world in a jug and the stopper in my hand (Lee Kizart) (2:35) -- It gives me ease (Jasper Love) (1:05) -- Highway 61 blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (2:51) -- It's so cold up north (Scott Dunbar) (3:41) -- Blues is round you every day (Arthur Lee Williams) (:34) -- Mystery train (train I ride) (Lovey Williams) (2:21) -- Somebody knocking on my door (Napoleon Strickland) (2:16) -- Jaybird (Scott Dunbar) (8:51) -- Boogie chillun (Lovey Williams) (1:49) -- One drop (Isaac Thomas) (2:20) -- Cairo blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (4:28).
Subject Blues musicians -- Mississippi -- Interviews.
Blues (Music) -- Mississippi -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Music -- History and criticism.
Blues (Music) -- 1961-1970.
Blues (Music) -- 1971-1980.
Addl. Author Ferris, William R.
Louis, Joe (Poppa Rock)
Williams, Sonny Boy.
Williams, Lovey.
Gordon, Mary, Monk.
Kizart, Lee, 1902-
Love, Jasper.
Dunbar, Scott.
Williams, Arthur Lee.
Strickland, Napoleon.
Thomas, Isaac (Singer)
Chapman Family (Musical group)
Southland Hummingbirds (Musical group)
ISBN 9780807833254
0807833258 :

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