WorldCat Identities

Terry, Sonny

Overview
Works: 941 works in 1,970 publications in 3 languages and 19,620 library holdings
Genres: Music  Drama  Comedy films  Folk music  Folk songs  Blues (Music)  Cajun music  Spirituals (Songs)  Songs  Children's sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Musician, Interviewee, Lyricist, Vocalist, Other, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sonny Terry
The jerk by Steve Martin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, produces some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
Woody Guthrie sings folk songs by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

17 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American roots music. TN
Leadbelly sings folk songs by Leadbelly( Recording )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stroszek by Werner Herzog( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being released from prison, Berlin street musician Bruno Stroszek finds himself lost in a world where he simply doesn't belong. So along with his prostitute girlfriend and an eccentric neighbor, Stroszek moves to America, where he's told, everyone is rich. It doesn't take long, however, after moving into a mobile home and taking a job as a mechanic, for Stroszek to realize that the streets of Railroad, Wisconsin aren't paved with gold
Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry sing by Brownie McGhee( )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic African-American ballads : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muleskinner blues by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggle by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of Library of Congress field recordings by Library of Congress( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ways to travel by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

4 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic African American gospel( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The collection does a good job of representing the genre's history."--Dirty Linen
Folkways, the original vision : songs of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny Terry, the Folkways years, 1944-1963 by Sonny Terry( Recording )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
Pete Seeger & Sonny Terry by Pete Seeger( )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny Terry's washboard band by Sonny Terry( )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Guthrie sings folk songs : with Cisco Houston and Sonny Terry by Woody Guthrie( )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The jerk
Alternative Names
Blind Sonny Terry.

Sonny T 1911-1986

Sonny Terry & Friends

Sonny Terry Amerikaans muzikant (1911-1986)

Sonny Terry amerikansk musikar

Sonny Terry amerikansk musiker

Sonny Terry armonicistia statunitense

Sonny Terry musicien américain

Sonny Terry US-amerikanischer Bluessänger und Mundharmonikaspieler

T, Sonny 1911-1986

Terrell, Sanders

Terrell, Sanders 1911-1986

Terrell, Saunders.

Terrell, Saunders 1911-1986

Terry, Blind Sonny

Terry, Blind Sonny 1911-1986

Terry, Sanders

Terry, Sonny.

Terry, Sonny 1911-1986

Санні Террі

Сані Тэры

Сонни Терри

سانی تری نوازنده سازدهنی سبک پیمونت بلوز

ソニー・テリー

Languages
English (136)

German (11)

French (1)

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