WorldCat Identities

Cannon, Gus 1883-1979

Overview
Works: 100 works in 152 publications in 3 languages and 1,739 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Popular music  Rock music  Gospel music  Soul music  Country music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Lyricist, Arranger
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 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic harmonica blues( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 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 141 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 130 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( )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to unsung heroes of country blues : reborn and remastered( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the published sides by Blind Blake( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk right in( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of previously released recordings by various musicians
The first time I met the blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suitcase full of blues( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus Cannon complete recorded works in chronological order( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the road again by Furry Lewis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford American Southern music CD( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ain't goin' that way by Hokum Boys( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cannon's Jug Stompers the complete works by Gus Cannon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running down the road by Arlo Guthrie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of Memphis blues( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great jug bands( Recording )

4 editions published in 1966 in Undetermined and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memphis jamboree, 1927-1936( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk right in by Gus Cannon( )

13 editions published between 1930 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Banjo Joe 1883-1979

Gus Cannon American blues musician

Gus Cannon Amerikaans straatartiest (1883-1979)

Gus Cannon suonatore di banjo statunitense

Gus Cannon US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

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