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Mississippi John Hurt : His Life, His Times, His Blues.

Author: Philip R Ratcliffe
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Series: American made music series.
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When Mississippi John Hurt (1892-1966) was "rediscovered" by blues revivalists in 1963, his musicianship and recordings transformed popular notions of prewar country blues. At seventy-one he moved to Washington, D.C., from Avalon, Mississippi, and became a live-wire connection to a powerful, authentic past. His intricate and lively style made him the most sought after musician among the many talents the revival  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ratcliffe, Philip R.
Mississippi John Hurt : His Life, His Times, His Blues.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011
Named Person: Mississippi John Hurt; Mississippi John Hurt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R Ratcliffe
ISBN: 9781617030093 1617030090 9781617030086 1617030082
OCLC Number: 735602425
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (329 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Early Years: From Slavery to Freedom; Chapter 2. The Middle Years, 1929-1962: Return to Avalon and the Depression; Chapter 3. Rediscovery and Sweet Success; Chapter 4. Management Problems and the Death of Mississippi John Hurt; Chapter 5. The Legacies of Mississippi John Hurt; Appendix I. Interviews, Correspondence, and Personal Communications; Appendix II. Contract between Music Research Incorporated and Mississippi John Hurt, 1963; Appendix III. Vanguard Contract, July 11, 1963; Appendix IV. Mississippi John Hurt Discography; Notes.
Series Title: American made music series.

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When Mississippi John Hurt (1892-1966) was "rediscovered" by blues revivalists in 1963, his musicianship and recordings transformed popular notions of prewar country blues. At seventy-one he moved to Washington, D.C., from Avalon, Mississippi, and became a live-wire connection to a powerful, authentic past. His intricate and lively style made him the most sought after musician among the many talents the revival brought to light. Mississippi John Hurt provides this legendary creator's life story for the first time. Biographer Philip Ratcliffe traces Hurt's roots to the moment his moth.

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