WorldCat Identities

Townsend, Henry

Overview
Works: 73 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 2,551 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Music  Documentary films  Live sound recordings  Concert films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Poetry  Music‡vTexts  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Interviewee, Singer, Conductor, Composer
Classifications: PS593.L8, 811.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Henry Townsend
 
Most widely held works by Henry Townsend
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 days out blues from the backroads by Kenny Wayne Shepherd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD is documentary with live performance footage, filmed during Shepherd's ten-day tour through the South
Classic piano blues from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born of ragtime and hard times, the piano blues migrated with its players from the deep South to the urban North. This collection features a selection of classic tracks from such legendary names as Leadbelly, Memphis Slim, and Willie Dixon
The blues in St. Louis by Daddy Hotcakes( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of country blues guitar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rare footage presented in this video is a treasure beyond imagining, drawn from a myriad of sources, depicting some of the greatest blues musicians who ever lived."--Container
Piano blues by Martin Scorsese( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation traces the evolution of the piano blues, beginning in the early days of boggie-woogie and including classic tracks by jazz greats to rock-and-roll pioneers
St. Louis country blues the complete recorded works of Henry Spaulding, Henry Townsend, Jaydee Short (1929-1937)( )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last of the great Mississippi Delta bluesmen live in Dallas( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of blues lyrics heavily weighted to the so-called "country blues" but covering the whole spectrum of blues, from beginnings in Texas, the Mississippi delta, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the female "city blues" singers of the mid-'20's, to later developments in such urban centers as Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago
Hellhounds on my trail the afterlife of Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartfelt tribute to the influential and legendary bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes commentary about the man and his music, along with musical performances which took place in Cleveland, Ohio during a week long group of events dedicated to the artist
Big Joe Williams and the stars of Mississippi Blues by Big Joe Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues rediscoveries original recordings by today's rediscovered bluesmen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original recordings by today's rediscovered bluesmen
Broke, black, & blue an anthology of blues classics and rarities( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cairo blues by Henry Townsend( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mule by Henry Townsend( Recording )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Louis blues, 1929-1935 the Depression( Recording )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can't you hear the wind howl? the life & music of Robert Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the life of blues man Robert Johnson including biographies of famous blues artists, quotes and praises for Robert Johnson, a complete discography of Johnson, and a selected discography of other blues musicians
The original Sonny Boy Williamson by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Louis town, 1929-1933( Recording )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blues life by Henry Townsend( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounts Townsend's early days as a shoeshiner fronting for a bootlegging operation, his passion for the guitar, and his collaborations and friendships with many of the musicians and entrepreneurs who shaped the blues scene in St. Louis. Through Townsend's easy reminiscences, the guitarist Lonnie Johnson, the pianists Walter Davis and Roosevelt Sykes, and the promoter Jessie Johnson come vividly to life."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Henry James Townsend

Henry Mule Townsend

Henry Townsend Amerikaans zanger (-2006)

Henry Townsend amerikansk sångare

Henry Townsend amerikansk sanger

Henry Townsend amerikansk songar

Henry Townsend musicien américain

Henry Townsend US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

Mule 1909-2006

Townsend, Henry Mule 1909-2006

Townsend, Mule

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Languages
English (41)

German (1)

Covers
A blues life