WorldCat Identities

Lewis, Furry 1893-1981

Overview
Works: 233 works in 376 publications in 1 language and 4,056 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Songs and music  Music  Songs  Popular music  Old-time music  Country music  Spirituals (Songs)  Folk music  Bluegrass music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Interviewee, Vocalist
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Most widely held works about Furry Lewis
 
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Most widely held works by Furry Lewis
Anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 774 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 )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 161 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
Furry Lewis by Furry Lewis( )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues : music from the documentary film by Samuel Charters( )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs from Smithsonian Folkways( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shake 'em on down by Furry Lewis( )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in Undetermined and 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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues roots( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 115 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 91 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."
Bottleneck blues by Various Artists( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitar duet
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

Blues masters : the essential blues collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 80 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 80 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
The first time I met the blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rural blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 51 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 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original recordings by today's rediscovered bluesmen
The blues( Recording )

2 editions 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
10th anniversary edition : two Southern music CDs( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bottleneck blues
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Alternative Names
Furry Lewis

Furry Lewis Amerikaans singer-songwriter (1893-1981)

Furry Lewis Amerykański bluesowy gitarzysta i wokalista

Furry Lewis cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Furry Lewis musicien américain

Furry Lewis US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

Lewis, Walter

Lewis Walter 1893-1981

Lewis, Walter F. 1893-1981

Lewis Walter "Furry" 1893-1981

Walter E. "Furry" Lewis

Walter E. Lewis

Walter Lewis

Фьюрри Льюис

フューリー・ルイス

Languages
English (56)