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Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues / [interviews by] William Ferris
Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML3521 .G58 2009  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  ML3521 .G58 2009  v.2    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  ML3521 .G58 2009  v.3    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Blues musicians -- Mississippi -- Interviews
Blues (Music) -- Mississippi -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Music -- History and criticism
Blues (Music) -- 1961-1970
Blues (Music) -- 1971-1980
Physical Description xiv, 302 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.) + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Note INCLUDES AUDIO CD AND DVD FILED IN DISC STORAGE AT CIRCULATION DESK
"This book was published with the assistance of the H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Fund of the University of North Carolina Press"--T.p. verso
CD contents recorded 1963-1974
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-269), discography (p. 269-284), filmography (p. 284-289) and index
Incomplete Contents [v.1.] Text -- [v.2.] Audio CD -- [v.3.] DVD
Contents Blues roots. Rose Hill : Mary Gordon ; Reverend Isaac Thomas -- Lake Mary : Martha Dunbar ; Scott Dunbar -- Lorman : Louis Dotson -- Centreville : Fannie Bell Chapman -- Gravel Springs : Otha Turner -- Parchman Penitentiary : Johnny Lee "Have Mercy" Thomas ; Camp B work chant ; James "Blood" Shelby ; Ben Gooch ; Sergeant Webb ; Roosevelt Stewart, Jr. -- Tutwiler : Tom Dumas ; Lee Kizart -- A delta road in Coahoma County : C.L. Redwine ; Corine Gardner -- Blues towns and cities. Leland : James "Son Ford" Thomas ; Gussie Tobe ; Shelby "Poppa Jazz" Brown -- Clarksdale : Jasper Love ; Wade Walton -- WOKJ, Jackson : Joe "Poppa Rock" Louis : The Big Daddy Show ; Bruce Payne, news ; Reverend Marcus Butler : gospel music ; Gary's Meat House ad ; Bruce Payne -- Beale Street : Robert Shaw -- Looking back : Willie Dixon ; B.B. King -- Sacred and secular worlds. Rose Hill Church : Rose Hill Church service ; Clarksdale : house party
CD contents. Why B.B. King sings the blues (Joe "Poppa Rock" Louis) (:35) -- Going down to the station (Sonny Boy Williams) (3:09) -- Going away blues (Lovey Williams) (2:38) -- So glad to be here (3:58) ; He's my rock, my sword, my shield (3:46) (The Chapman Family) -- Lazarus (inmates at Camp B, Parchman Penitentiary) (2:46) -- Hidden violence (anonymous) (1:02) -- Oh Rosie (inmates at Camp B, Parchman Penitentiary) (2:58) -- There are days (Southland Hummingbirds) (2:57) -- You shall be free (Mary Gordon) (1:26) -- You can't carry blues and go to church (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (:53) -- I got the world in a jug and the stopper in my hand (Lee Kizart) (2:35) -- It gives me ease (Jasper Love) (1:05) -- Highway 61 blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (2:51) -- It's so cold up north (Scott Dunbar) (3:41) -- Blues is round you every day (Arthur Lee Williams) (:34) -- Mystery train (train I ride) (Lovey Williams) (2:21) -- Somebody knocking on my door (Napoleon Strickland) (2:16) -- Jaybird (Scott Dunbar) (8:51) -- Boogie chillun (Lovey Williams) (1:49) -- One drop (Isaac Thomas) (2:20) -- Cairo blues (James "Son Ford" Thomas) (4:28)
Incomplete Contents DVD contents. Black Delta [videorecording] Pt. 1-2 -- Parchman Penitentiary [videorecording] -- Give my poor heart ease: Mississippi Delta bluesmen [videorecording] -- I ain't lyin': folktales from Mississippi [videorecording] -- Made in Mississippi: Black folk art and crafts [videorecording] -- Two Black churches [videorecording]
Series H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series
Alternate Author Ferris, William R
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 (Poppa Rock)
Williams, Sonny Boy
Williams, Lovey
Gordon, Mary (Monk)
Kizart, Lee
Love, Jasper
Dunbar, Scott
Williams, Arthur Lee
Strickland, Napoleon
Thomas, Isaac, singer
Chapman Family (Musical group)
Southland Hummingbirds (Musical group)

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