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McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996

Overview
Works: 790 works in 1,571 publications in 1 language and 14,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Music  Blues (Music)  Detective and mystery films  Folk music  Nonfiction television programs  Television program excerpts  Concert television programs  Televised performances 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Interviewee, Arranger, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brownie McGhee
The jerk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, has invented some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
Angel heart by Alan Parker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American roots music. TN
Classic African-American ballads : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry sing by Brownie McGhee( Recording )

12 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues by Brownie McGhee( )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the racially mixed mines and railroad camps of the southern mountains, Appalachian blues features a blend of African and European musical traditions and a rich variety of styles. Culled from Smithsonian Folkways deep catalog, this collection showcases recordings from all over the region. Includes 11 previously unreleased tracks
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
Folkways, the original vision : songs of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny Terry's new sound : the jawharp in blues and folk music by Sonny Terry( )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rare collection of performances by America's premier bluesmen at the peak of their artistry."--Container
Festival : filmed at the Newport Folk Festival by Joan Baez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic synthesis of four Newport folk Festivals that depicts the crucial years of transition for the art of folk music 1963-1966
Folkways, a vision shared : a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rare collection of performances by America's premier bluesmen at the peak of their artistry."--Container
Crossroads : Southern routes : music of the American South( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Folk music of the Newport Folk Festival( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The jerk
Alternative Names
Blind Boy Fuller #2 1915-1996

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