WorldCat Identities

Cannon, Gus 1883-1979

Overview
Works: 91 works in 134 publications in 2 languages and 1,321 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Arranger, Lyricist
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.421643
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gus Cannon
 
Most widely held works by Gus Cannon
Good for what ails you music of the medicine shows, 1926-1937 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music down home an introduction to Negro folk music, U.S.A. by Charles Edward Smith( Recording )
2 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the Negro South known familiarly as "Down Home" an art form, music, has been the binding fabric of cultural identity, entering into every phase of life, not merely in terms of spiritual and secular but in terms of work and play, love and loneliness, good and bad, the world of waiting and the wall of color."
Blues music from the documentary film by Samuel Charters( )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic harmonica blues ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1850s, Matthias Hohner began making harmonicas in Germany. By the turn of the century, he sent them to America where, among others, African Americans claimed the instrument as their own. This CD brims with the creativity of soulful harmonica greats of the 20th century, including Sonny Terry, Doctor Ross, Phil Wiggins, and more. These recordings take us to the heart of the classic American blues tradition
Walk right in by Gus Cannon( )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walk right in ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first time I met the blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suitcase full of blues ( )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cannon's Jug Stompers the complete works by Gus Cannon( Recording )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gus Cannon complete recorded works in chronological order ( )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blind Blake by Blind Blake( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ain't goin' that way by Hokum Boys( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Running down the road by Arlo Guthrie( Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masters of Memphis blues ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great jug bands ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memphis jamboree, 1927-1936 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the road again by Furry Lewis( Recording )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memphis Jug Band by Memphis Jug Band( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songsters and saints. vocal traditions on race records ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lifting the veil the earliest blues guitarists : Rev. Gary Davis & peers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.56 (from 0.19 for Walk right ... to 0.93 for Ain't goin ...)
Alternative Names
Banjo Joe 1883-1979
Languages
English (42)
German (1)