WorldCat Identities

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew

Overview
Works: 568 works in 957 publications in 1 language and 6,975 library holdings
Genres: Gospel music  Blues (Music)  Music  Documentary films  Hymns  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Songs  Historical films  History 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Narrator, Composer, htt, Conductor, Lyricist, Editor, pf=, Arranger
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Most widely held works about Thomas Andrew Dorsey
 
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Say amen, somebody by Willie Mae Ford Smith( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music ; Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers
African American gospel : the pioneering composers by Lou Bell Johnson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performances on this recording celebrate the contributions of six of the composers who opened a way for great gospel song within American sacred music. Composers included: W. Herbert Brewster, Lucie Eddie Campbell, Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Roberta Martin, Kenneth Morris, Charles Albert Tindley
Precious Lord : recordings of the great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey by Thomas Andrew Dorsey( Recording )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodbye, Babylon( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 135 gospel songs from the period 1902-1960, and 25 sermons from the period 1926-1941. Accompanying book contains history, program and biographical notes, lyrics, transcriptions of sermons, and associated Bible verses
The rough guide to the roots of the blues( Recording )

4 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the earthy guitar-driven country blues of Blind Lemon Jefferson and Charley Patton to the sequined glamour of classic blues singers Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey, this Rough Guide charts the early recorded history of the blues through its key pioneers."--Publisher description
Georgia Tom (Thomas A. Dorsey) : complete recorded works in chronological order by Thomas Andrew Dorsey( )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas City Kitty & Georgia Tom : complete recorded works in chronological order (1930- 1934) by Kansas City Kitty( )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testify! : the gospel box( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano discoveries : newly found titles & alternate takes (1928-1943)( )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk, gospel & blues : will the circle be unbroken?( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes by Mary Katherine Aldin (60 p. : ill.)
The roots of rap : classic recordings from the 1920's and 30's( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of blues, country, gospel, and other songs from the 1920s and 1930s with spoken cadences that pre-dated, and influenced, rap music
Tampa Red : the guitar wizard by Tampa Red( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bottleneck blues guitarist Tampa Red (Hudson Whittaker) is showcased along with three contemporaries, Papa Too Sweet, Harry Jones and Georgia Tom Dorsey
The rough guide to spiritual blues : reborn and remastered( Recording )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowing from the same bedrock of experience, blues & gospel music have long been closely connected. The Rough Guide features legendary artists who straddled the line between the music of worship and the blues
Say amen, somebody : original soundtrack recording and more( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of blues lyrics heavily weighted to the so-called "country blues" but covering the whole spectrum of blues, from beginnings in Texas, the Mississippi delta, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the female "city blues" singers of the mid-'20's, to later developments in such urban centers as Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago
The rough guide to hokum blues : reborn and remastered( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält unter anderem: Cigarette blues / Bo Carter -- Truckin' my blues away No.2 / Bild boy Fuller -- Hokum stomp / Big Bill Broonzy -- Need a little sugar in my bowl -- Too tight blues No. 2 -- Satisfaction blues -- Keep it clean -- Barbecue Bess -- Bow Wos blues -- Hokum blues -- What's the matter with the mill -- Adam and Eve in the garden -- Honey your going to fast -- Shake that thing -- Sam the hot dog man -- Sake it and break it -- Selling the jelly -- Ma Rainey's black bottom -- Your wagon's worn out now -- Can't you wait till you get home
Moving on up a little higher by Mahalia Jackson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five years after her death, Mahalia Jackson remains the world's most famous gospel singer. This release explores her roots, as she performs hymns of her childhood and reunites with her mentor, Thomas A. Dorsey
Great gospel songs of Thomas A. Dorsey : piano, vocal, guitar by Thomas Andrew Dorsey( )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church in the wildwood : cherished hymns by Bill & Gloria Gaither( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill and Gloria Gaither are joined by their Homecoming Friends for this collection of treasured gospel classics. Among the favorites are songs like Keep on the Sunny Side; Will the Circle Be Unbroken; and On the Jericho Road
Love, peace, and soul by Don Byron( Recording )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Thomas A. Dorsey father of black gospel music : an interview : genesis of black gospel music
Alternative Names
Barrelhouse Tom

Dorsey, Georgia Tom

Dorsey Georgia Tom 1899-1993

Dorsey, T. A.

Dorsey, Thomas 1899-1993

Dorsey, Thomas A.

Dorsey Thomas A. 1899-1993

Dorsey, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew)

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew 1899-...

Dorsey, Thomas Andrew 1899-1993

Dorsey Thomas Andrew "Tom" 1899-1993

Dorsey, Tom 1899-1993

Georgia Tom

Georgia Tom 1899-1993

Georgia Tom Dorsey

Memphis Mose

Railroad Bill 1899-1993

Ramsey, George 1899-1993

T. A. Dorsey

Texas Tommy

Thomas A. Dorsey

Thomas A. Dorsey American musician, composer, and Christian evangelist influential in the development of early blues and 20th-century gospel music

Thomas A. Dorsey Amerikaans jazzmuzikant (1899-1993)

Thomas A. Dorsey amerikansk gospelmusiker, låtskriver

Thomas A. Dorsey amerikansk musikar

Thomas A. Dorsey amerikansk musiker

Thomas A. Dorsey chanteur, guitariste, pianiste et compositeur de blues

Thomas A. Dorsey Músico góspel y compositor

Thomas A. Dorsey pianista e compositore statunitense

Thomas A. Dorsey US-amerikanischer Blues- und Gospel-Sänger und Pianist

Thomas Andrew Dorsey

Thomas Dorsey

Tom, Georgia

Tom Georgia 1899-1993

Дорси, Томас Э.

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توماس ا. دورسى

توماس أ. دورسي

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