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McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996

Overview
Works: 902 works in 1,689 publications in 1 language and 16,077 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Blues (Music)  Music  Detective and mystery films  Folk music  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Songs and music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Arranger, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brownie McGhee
The jerk by Steve Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rags-to-riches-to-rags story. Bonus features include: learn how to play Tonight You Belong to Me; and the lost filmstrips of Father Carlos Las Vegas de Cordova
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 712 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
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkway presents a panorama of American Roots music with styles including blues, folk, bluegrass, and jazz. This collection also features classic tracks from Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lucinda Williams, Bill Monroe, and more
Angel heart by Alan Parker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana
Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry sing by Brownie McGhee( )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the railroad expanded across America, it became the inspiration for many songs. This collection features railroad themed songs from artists including Leadbelly, Pete Seeger and more
Festival : folk music at Newport, 1963-1966( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Before Woodstock and Monterey Pop, there was Festival. From 1963 through 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon. Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Cash, the Staple Singers, Pete Seeger, Son House, and Peter, Paul and Mary were just a few of the legends who shared the stage at Newport, treating audiences to a range of folk music that encompassed the genre's roots in blues, country, and gospel as well as its newer flirtations with rock and roll. Shooting in gorgeous black and white, Lerner juxtaposes performances with snapshot interviews with artists and their fans, weaving footage from four years of the festival into an intimate record of a pivotal time in music--and in American culture at large"--Container
Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 276 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
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 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues by Brownie McGhee( )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny Terry's new sound : the jawharp in blues and folk music by Sonny Terry( )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the racially mixed mines and railroad camps of the southern mountains, Appalachian blues features a blend of African and European musical traditions and a rich variety of styles. Culled from Smithsonian Folkways deep catalog, this collection showcases recordings from all over the region. Includes 11 previously unreleased tracks
Classic African American songsters : from Smithsonian Folkways by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the deep well of the Smithsonian Folkways archives, this connoisseur collection spotlights songs from ragtime, country, Tin Pan Alley, pre-blues songs, blues hybrids, and old-timey string band"--Container
The Folk music of the Newport Folk Festival( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brownie's blues by Brownie McGhee( )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festival : filmed at the Newport Folk Festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic synthesis of four Newport folk Festivals that depicts the crucial years of transition for the art of folk music 1963-1966
Sonny is king! by Sonny Terry( )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rare collection of performances by America's premier bluesmen at the peak of their artistry."--Container
 
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Blind Boy Fuller #2 1915-1996

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