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The Blues songbook

Author: Paul Oliver
Publisher: London ; New York : Wise Publications, ©1982.
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Genre/Form: Blues (Music)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blues songbook.
London ; New York : Wise Publications, ©1982
(OCoLC)761141330
Document Type: Musical Score
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Oliver
ISBN: 086001942X 9780860019428
OCLC Number: 12890001
Notes: Cover title: Early blues songbook.
"85 songs ... with rare photographs and a 50-page history of the blues"--Cover.
Mainly unacc. melodies; remainder with piano acc.; most include chord symbols.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: I'm going down the road / Enoch Brown --
Black woman / Rich Amerson --
St. James' Infirmary / Joe Primrose --
Spike driver blues / Mississippi John Hurt --
Boll Weevil blues / Huddie Ledbetter --
Titanic blues / Hi Henry Brown --
Fishing blues / Henry Thomas --
Cocaine blues/Whisky blues / Luke Jordan --
Salty dog blues / Charlie Jackson --
Midnight special / Ledbetter --
Leavin' blues / Ledbetter --
Good mornin' blues / Ledbetter --
One dime blues / Blind Lemon Jefferson --
Rabbit foot blues / Jefferson --
Match box blues / Jefferson --
Pony blues / Charley Patton --
High water everywhere / Patton --
Down the dirt road blues / Patton --
Future blues / Willie Brown --
Bye bye blues / Tommy Johnson --
Canned heat blues / Johnson --
Leavin' town blues / Ishman Bracey --
Saturday blues / Bracey --
Kansas City blues / Jim Jackson --
Cypress grove / Skip James --
Dryland blues / Furry Lewis --
K.C. moan / Tewee Blackman --
Sun Brimmer's blues / Will Shade & Chas Williamson --
Overseas stomp (Lindberg hop) / J.B. Jones & Will Shade --
Bring it with you when you come / Gus Cannon --
Going to Germany / Noah Lewis --
Minglewood blues / Lewis --
Crazy blues / Perry Bradford --
See See Rider / 'Ma' Rainey --
Careless love / Bessie Smith --
Trouble in mind / Richard M. Jones (Chippie Hill) --
Moanin' the blues / Victoria Spivey --
Where is my good man? / Memphis Minnie --
Meningitis blues / Memphis blues --
Searching the desert for the blues / Willie McTell --
Statesboro blues / McTell --
You gonna quit me baby / Arthur Blake --
Little woman, you're so sweet / Blind Boy Fuller --
Weeping willow blues / Fuller --
Divin' duck blues / John Estes --
99 year blues / Julius Daniels & Torrence --
Milk cow blues / Estes --
Cow Cow blues / Charles Davenport --
The girl I love, she got long curly hair / Estes --
Big fat mama / Walter Roland --
Vicksburg blues no. 2 / Little Brother Montgomery --
32-20 blues / Willie Kelly --
Pinetop's blues / Pinetop Smith --
Dyin' rider blues / Romeo Nelson & Pope Smith --
I don't know / Cripple Clarence Lofton --
M & O blues / Walter Davis --
How long how long blues / Leroy Carr & Ann Engeberg --
In the evening (when the sun goes down) / Carr --
Six cold feet of ground / Carr --
Bricks in my pillow / Amos Easton --
The blues ain't nothin' but / Georgia White --
My black mama / Son House --
Dry spell blues / House --
All around man / Bo Carter --
Santa Claus blues / Charlie Jordan --
Baby please don't go / Big Joe Williams --
Down and out blues / James Kokomo Arnold --
Poor stranger blues / Tampa Red --
Just a dream (on my mind) / Big Bill Broonzy --
Willie Mae / Broonzy --
Sun's gonna shine in my door / Broonzy --
I've been treated wrong / Robert Brown (Washboard Sam) --
Don't take away my PWA / Jimmie Gordon --
Sugarland blues / Black Boy Shine --
Parchman Farm blues / Booker White --
Aberdeen Mississippi / White --
Mean old Frisco blues / Arthur Crudup --
That's all right / Crudup --
Preachin' blues / Robert Johnson --
Believe I'll dust my broom / Johnson --
Sweet home Chicago / Johnson --
Welfare store blues / Sonny Boy Williamson --
Gulf Coast blues / Clarence Williams --
T'ain't nobody's biz-ness if I do / Poter Grainger & Everett Robbins --
Make me a pallet on the floor / Jimmy Yancey & Mama Yancey.
Other Titles: Early blues songbook
Responsibility: written and compiled by Paul Oliver.

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