WorldCat Identities

Lewis, Furry 1893-1981

Overview
Works: 207 works in 358 publications in 2 languages and 3,970 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Songs  Old-time music  Folk songs, English  Popular music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Bluegrass music  Folk music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PS593.L8, 811.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Furry Lewis
 
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Anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhanced CD focuses on Smith as an artist and twentieth century luminary and contains rare photos, historic video footage, artists interviews, and additional annotations
Classic railroad songs( Recording )

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

People take warning! : murder ballads & disaster songs, 1913-1938( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether documenting the sinking of the Titanic or a long-forgotten local murder, these 70 recordings are audio messages in a bottle, reflecting a lost world where age-old ballads rubbed up against songs inspired by the day's headlines
Blues : music from the documentary film by Samuel Charters( )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues roots( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs from Smithsonian Folkways( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to bottleneck blues : reborn and remastered( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shake 'em on down by Furry Lewis( Recording )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bottleneck blues by Various Artists( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 94 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 92 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."
Furry Lewis by Furry Lewis( )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furry Lewis in his prime, 1927-1928 by Furry Lewis( Recording )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in 3 languages 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 83 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
Blues masters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first time I met the blues by Buddy Guy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in Czech and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rural blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original recordings by today's rediscovered bluesmen
Out of the blacks into the blues( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two part video series that focuses on the story of the blues using interviews and performances
The blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best there ever was : the legendary early blues performers( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection brings together 20 of the early blues performers
 
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.26 for Anthology ... to 1.00 for The guitar ...)

Bottleneck blues
Alternative Names
Furry Lewis Amerikaans singer-songwriter (1893-1981)

Furry Lewis blues guitarist and songwriter

Furry Lewis cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Furry Lewis musicien américain

Furry Lewis US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

Lewis Walter 1893-1981

Lewis, Walter F. 1893-1981

Lewis Walter "Furry" 1893-1981

Фьюрри Льюис

フューリー・ルイス

Languages
English (53)

Czech (1)

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