WorldCat Identities

Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958

Overview
Works: 1,575 works in 3,014 publications in 2 languages and 19,635 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Music  Folk music  Songs  Rock music  Songs and music  Popular music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Editor, Originator, chi, Musician, Lyricist, v=v, Creator, Other, Arranger, Interviewee, Photographer, Conductor, Narrator, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.421643
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Most widely held works about Big Bill Broonzy
 
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Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 706 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
Brother, can you spare a dime? : American song during the Great Depression( Recording )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from Big Pink by Band (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outtakes and reissues of songs by The Band from the 1960s
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's get loose : folk and popular blues styles from the beginning to the early 1940s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic protest songs( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War, social injustice, and calls for action have long fueled the creative musical fire for many passionate artists. Here some of folk's greatest artists are featured in some of music's most powerful songs for change
Big Bill Broonzy sings folk songs by Big Bill Broonzy( )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble in mind by Big Bill Broonzy( Recording )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble in Mind captures acoustic blues guitarist Big Bill Broonzy late in his long career, but still outspoken in song. With a mix of controversial songs, rural blues, and spirituals, this CD showcases his brilliant vocals and intricate guitar work
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters : the essential history of the blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
Eric Clapton : life in 12 bars by Eric Clapton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack to accompany Lili Fini Zanuck's feature-length documentary about Eric Clapton
Classic African American songsters : from Smithsonian Folkways by Barry Lee Pearson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 203 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
Folksongs of Illinois( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to ragtime blues by Neil Record( Recording )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ragtime had a profound influence on many early blues performers who strived to reproduce its complicated piano sounds on the guitar. With its faster rhythm and good-time feel, this danceable style was performed with mesmerizing skill by blues greats such as Blind Blake, Reverend Gary Davis, and Blind Boy Fuller
Woke up this mornin' : poetry of the blues( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothin' but the blues by Joe Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessin' the blues by Little Walter( Recording )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection showcases the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect education to the genre. The tracklisting on the various formats has been chosen by The Rolling Stones, in collaboration with BMG
Blues in the Mississippi night by Big Bill Broonzy( Recording )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These archival recordings present the recollections of Mississippi blues musicians Memphis Slim, Big Bill Broonzy, and Sonny Boy Williamson as told to Alan Lomax. Through a conversational dialogue with one another, the musicians explore the origins, meaning, and development of blues music among Black Americans in the South. Includes examples of each musician singing and playing the blues as well as prerecorded field recordings of Black folk songs
Radio programme. Studs Terkel's weekly Almanac on WFMT, folk songs and blues( )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Blues masters : the essential history of the blues
Covers
Folksongs of IllinoisI feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill blues : William Broonzy's storyIcons of music : great guitaristsBill Broonzy songs : Blue tail fly, Frankie and Johnny, Key to the highway, Rock me baby
Alternative Names
Big Bill

Big Bill 1893-1958

Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy 1893-1958

Big Bill Broonzy Amerikaans zanger

Big Bill Broonzy amerikanesche Bluesmuseker

Big Bill Broonzy amerikansk bluessångare

Big Bill Broonzy Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy compositore e chitarrista statunitense

Big Bill Broonzy musicien américain

Big Bill Broonzy US-amerikanischer Bluesmusiker

Bill Big

Blues Boy Bill

Blues Boy Bill 1893-1958

Bluesboy Bill

Bluesboy Bill 1893-1958

Bradley, Lee

Bradley, Lee 1893-1958

Bradley, Lee Conley 1893-1958

Broomsley, Big Bill

Broomsley, Big Bill 1893-1958

Broonsey, Willie Lee

Broonsey, Willie Lee 1893-1958

Broonzey, Bill 1893-1958

Broonzy

Broonzy, Big B. 1893-1958

Broonzy, Big Bill

Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958

Broonzy Bill

Broonzy, Bill 1893-1958

Broonzy W.

Broonzy, William 1893-1958

Broonzy, William L. 1893-1958

Broonzy William Lee Conley

Broonzy, William Lee Conley 1893-1958

Broonzy, Willie 1893-1958

Brounzey, W. 1893-1958

Chicago Bill

Chicago Bill 1893-1958

Conley, William Lee 1893-1958

Hunter, Slim

Hunter, Slim 1893-1958

Johnson, Big Bill

Johnson, Big Bill 1893-1958

Litle Son 1893-1958

Little Sam

Little Sam 1893-1958

Little Son

Little Son 1893-1958

Natchez

Natchez 1893-1958

Sammy Sampson

Sampson Sammy

Sampson, Sammy 1893-1958

Williams L.

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بيج بيل برونزى

بیق بیل برونزی

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Languages
English (163)

French (6)