WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Sonny Boy 1914-1948

Overview
Works: 463 works in 597 publications in 2 languages and 3,188 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Vocalist, Lyricist, Arranger
Classifications: M1630.18, 781.643
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Sonny Boy Williamson Publications about Sonny Boy Williamson
Publications by  Sonny Boy Williamson Publications by Sonny Boy Williamson
posthumous Publications by Sonny Boy Williamson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Sonny Boy Williamson
 
Most widely held works by Sonny Boy Williamson
Let's get loose folk and popular blues styles from the beginning to the early 1940s ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The panic is on the great American depression as seen by the common man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This multifaceted set communicates both the painful hard times of the Great Depression and the grace and strong will of the common man in confronting it. Period newsreel and documentary film footage convey the feel of the times. Classic musical recordings reflect the popular mood of the day. The booklet includes photographs, letters, and first hand recollections
The Chess box by Muddy Waters ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blues in the Mississippi night by Big Bill Broonzy ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 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
The story of the blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That's Chicago's South Side ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blues line : a collection of blues lyrics ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Biscuit time over 60 minutes of classic blues by Sonny Boy Williamson ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete recorded works in chronological order by Sonny Boy Williamson ( )
in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bluebird recordings, 1937-1938 by Sonny Boy Williamson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and Czech and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blues ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throw a boogie woogie by Sonny Boy Williamson ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essential blues harmonica ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bluebird blues ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I'm ready by Muddy Waters ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue bird blues by Sonny Boy Williamson ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Czech and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
American Folk Blues Festival 'sixty two to 'sixty five ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Have guitar, will travel by Jimmy Page ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
John Lee Williamson
Sib, 1914-1948
Sonny Boy Willamson
Sonny Boy Williamson I
Williamson 1914-1948
Williamson, John L. 1914-1948
Williamson, John Lee, 1914-1948
Williamson, John Lee Curtis 1914-1948
Williamson, John Lee, d. 1948
Williamson, John Lee Sonny Boy, 1914-1948
Williamson, Sonny B. I 1914-1948
Williamson, Sonny Boy, d. 1948
Williamson, Sonny Boy I 1914-1948
Williamson, Sonny Boy, I, d. 1948
Languages
English (34)
Czech (2)