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Charley Patton : voice of the Mississippi Delta

Author: Robert Sacré
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
Series: American made music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Named Person: Charley Patton; Charley Patton
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sacré
ISBN: 9781496818560 1496818563 9781496816139 1496816137
OCLC Number: 1006516791
Notes: Papers from 1984 symposium sponsored by Université de Liège, Faculté de philosophie et lettres; revised and updated.
Description: xxi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Charley Patton and the Mississippi blues: origins and traditions. Black music USA: from African to African American music / Robert Sacré ; The Mississippi blues tradition and the origins of the blues / Arnold Shaw ; Charley Patton: the conscience of the Delta / David Evans ; Elementary blues and the tonal scale in Charley Patton's recordings / Daniel Droixhe --
Part 2. Charley Patton, Mississippi Delta blues: comparison with other regional styles and mutual influences. Louisiana coutry blues: a comparison with the Delta country style of Charley Patton and followers: mutual influences / John Broven ; The influence of the Mississippi Delta style on Chicago's postwar blues / Mike Rowe ; Memories of Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett and Willie Johnson / Dick Shurman ; "I was born in Arkansas and raised up in Chicago" / Luther Allison ; Modern Chicago blues: Delta retentions / Jim O'Neal --
Part 3. Conclusion. Mississippi blues today and its future / David Evans.
Series Title: American made music series.
Other Titles: Voice of the Delta.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Sacré ; foreword by William Ferris.


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