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McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996

Overview
Works: 800 works in 1,602 publications in 1 language and 15,431 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Comedy films  Blues (Music)  Folk music  Detective and mystery films  Children's sound recordings  Folk songs  Songs  Popular music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Interviewee, Arranger, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brownie McGhee
The jerk by Steve Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 791 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 683 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 )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American roots music. TN
Angel heart by Alan Parker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 428 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( )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 318 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
Classic railroad songs( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Appalachian blues by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 226 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
Traditional blues by Brownie McGhee( )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues by Brownie McGhee( )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic African American songsters : from Smithsonian Folkways by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing 21 classic tracks, including four previously unreleased, from the deep well of Smithsonian Folkways archives, the connoisseur collection spotlights songs from ragtime, country, Tin Pan Alley, pre-blues songs, blues hybrids, and old-timey string band. Marquee-name artists Big Bill Broonzy, Brownie McGhee, Lead Belly, Peg Leg Sam, Mississippi John Hurt, and more set the record straight that there has long been much more to the African American secular song tradition than just the blues
The Folk music of the Newport Folk Festival( )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festival : filmed at the Newport Folk Festival by Joan Baez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic synthesis of four Newport folk Festivals that depicts the years of transition for the art of folk music, 1963-1966
The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A rare collection of performances by America's premier bluesmen at the peak of their artistry."--Container
Brownie's blues by Brownie McGhee( )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folkways, a vision shared : a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly by Bob Dylan( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Blind Boy Fuller #2 1915-1996

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