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Blues off the record : thirty years of blues commentary

Author: Paul Oliver
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Baton Press ; New York, N.Y. : Hippocrene Books, 1984.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Oliver, Paul, 1927-
Blues off the record.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Baton Press ; New York, N.Y. : Hippocrene Books, 1984
(OCoLC)639816489
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Oliver
ISBN: 0859361535 9780859361538 0882547518 9780882547510
OCLC Number: 11966898
Notes: Contains essays and interviews, reprinted from magazines and record sleeve notes.
Includes index.
Description: 297 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Going on record. That old time religion : gospel music and the Church --
Backwater blues : on the river levees --
Down the line : the railroad as symbol --
Strut yo' stuff, boy! : dancing after hours --
Tub, jug, washboard bands : music on improvised instruments --
Railroad piece : harmonica players --
Dallas rag : country string bands --
Ragtime blues guitar : blues beginnings --
Juke joint blues : playing in the barrelhouses --
Special agents : how the blues got on record. Chapter 2. Picking the box. Guitar blues : Martin, Gibson and National --
First generation : early country blues guitarists --
Match box blues : Blind Lemon Jefferson --
Cool drink of water : Tommy Johnsona dn Ishmon Bracey --
It's just too bad : Barbecue Bob --
Lazy river : Bill Williams --
Ramblin' and wanderin' : Big Joe Williams --
Catfish blues : Robert Petway --
Jerry's saloon : Oscar Buddy Woods --
Piccolo rag : Blind Boy Fuller --
Fox chase : Sonny Terry, Fuller's accompanist --
Milk cow blues : James Kokomo Arnold --
Just a dream : Big Bill Broonzy --
Tupelo blues : John Lee Hooker --
Highway 99 : Lowell Fulson --
Can't hardly keep from cryin' : Juke Boy Bonner. Chapter 3. Moaners and shouters. In the sticks : blues on the stage --
Paramount wildcat : Gertude Ma Rainey --
Empress of the blues : Bessie Smith --
Suitcase blues : The Thomas Family --
Mighty tight woman : Sippie Wallace --
We're gonna rock the joint : Jimmy Rushing's early years --
Ain't nobody's business : Jimmy Witherspoon. Chapter 4. Let's go to town. Another man done gone : migration to the city --
Central tracks : Dallas, Texas --
Holy Memphis : Memphis and the Delta --
Detroit bound : Detroit, Michigan --
On Maxwell Street : Chicago's South Side --
Goin' to California : The West Coast. Chapter 5. Stomp 'em down. Piano blues and Barrelhouse : rural and urban pianists --
Tight like that : Georgia Tom Dorsey --
The honey dripper : Roosevelt Sykes --
Devil's son-in-law : Peetie Wheatstraw --
Bee's back in town : Bumble Bee Slim --
West Dallas drag : Joe Pullum and Andy Boy --
Johnson machine gun : Sunnyland Slim --
Worried life : Otis Spann. Chapter 6. Talking blues. Blues backstage : with Big Bill and John Sellers --
Boss of the whole bunch : Mance Lipscomb --
Back to Froggy Bottom : Whistling Alex Moore --
All alone and blue : Lillian Glinn --
Scufflin' boogie : Henry Brown --
Crying the blues : Sleepy John Estes --
Gonna pick no more cotton : John Henry Barbee --
The black ace : B.K. Turner --
Key to the highway : Brownie McGhee --
Lonesome bedroom : Curtis Jones --
A rollin' mind : Champion Jack Dupree --
The original Sonny Boy : Alex Rice Miller --
Hoochie Coochie Man : Muddy Waters --
Blues at sunrise : Ivory Joe Hunter --
Santa Fe train : Edwin Buster Pickens. Chapter 7. Sittin' here thinkin'. The Jax matrices : location speculation --
Got cut all to pieces : Bessie Tucker and Ida May Mack --
Snatch it and grab it : Walter Buddy Boy Hawkins --
Poor boy blues : Bo Weavil Jackson --
The future of the blues : looking back at looking forward.
Responsibility: Paul Oliver.

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