WorldCat Identities

Davis, Walter 1912-1963

Overview
Works: 112 works in 187 publications in 4 languages and 955 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Conference papers and proceedings  Gospel music  Carols  Sacred music  Songs  Christmas music  Popular music  Rock music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Scenarist, Lyricist
Classifications: PS593.L8, 811.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Davis
The blues line; a collection of blues lyrics by Eric Sackheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 83 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
That's Chicago's South Side( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features gritty, gut-bucket blues songs that launched the rock & roll revolution. From the Delta crossroads to Chicago's toughest corners, CD includes original versions of raw roots classics that paved the way for the kings of rock & roll"--Container
The Control of tumour growth and its biological bases by International Symposium on the Biological Characterization of Human Tumours( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Davis : complete recorded works 1933-1952 in chronological order by Walter Davis( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic piano blues : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born of ragtime and hard times, the piano blues migrated with its players from the deep South to the urban North. This collection features a selection of classic tracks from such legendary names as Leadbelly, Memphis Slim, and Willie Dixon
The blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broke, black, & blue : an anthology of blues classics and rarities( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where will you be Christmas day?( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty first St. stomp : the piano blues of St. Louis : classic recordings from the 1920's by Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cripple Clarence Lofton & Walter Davis by Cripple Clarence Lofton( Recording )

5 editions published in 1971 in Undetermined and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favorite country blues : guitar duets, 1929-1937( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium in blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Session 1 (side A); 'Rocks in My Bed' by Leroy Carr, 'I've Been Treated Wrong' by Washboard Sam, 'Lonesome Road' by Lonnie Johnson, 'What Have I Done Wrong?' by Walter Davis, 'I'm on My Last Go-round' by Leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter), 'How Long, How Long Blues' by Wingy Manone. Session 2 (side B); 'Black, Brown and Beige: The Blues' Duke Ellington, 'Blues for Yesterday' by Louis Armstrong, 'That Ain't Right' by Mildred Bailey, 'Blues in the Night' by Artie Shaw / "Hot Lips" Page, 'Blues in My Heart' by Ethel Waters, 'Rocks in My Bed' by Joe Williams
Seven hours to judgment( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A judge rules that three gang members who murdered a woman must be freed on a technicality. Her husband sets out to seek his own revenge
Ain't times hard : political & social comment in the blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shot in the dark( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original Sonny Boy Williamson by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Davis. complete recorded works 1933-1935 in chronological order by Walter Davis( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Davis. complete recorded works 1933-1952 in chronological order by Walter Davis( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big four 1933-1941( Recording )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Control of tumour growth and its biological bases
Alternative Names
Hooker Joe

Walter Davis Amerikaans pianist (1912-1963)

Walter Davis musicien américain

Walter Davis US-amerikanischer Blues-Musiker

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Languages
English (36)

German (2)

Polish (1)

French (1)

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