WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Sonny Boy 1914-1948

Overview
Works: 330 works in 517 publications in 3 languages and 3,608 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History  Novelty songs  Blues (Music)  Compilation films  Newsreels  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.421643
Publication Timeline
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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 )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The panic is on the great American depression as seen by the common man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 422 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
Hoodoo man blues by Junior Wells( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the blues( Recording )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 178 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 162 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
Essential Ten Years After by Ten Years After (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues line : a collection of blues lyrics( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's Chicago's South Side( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 79 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
Giant step ; De ole folks at home by Taj Mahal( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete recorded works in chronological order by Sonny Boy Williamson( )

in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny Boy Williamson by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bluebird recordings, 1937-1938 by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and Czech and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue bird blues by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential blues harmonica( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 43 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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluebird blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRAZY 'BOUT YOU BABY( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godfathers and sons by Marc LEVIN( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 33 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
 
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Alternative Names
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson

John Lee Williamson

Sib, 1914-1948

Sonny Boy Willamson

Sonny Boy Williamson

Sonny Boy Williamson I

Sonny Boy Williamson I amerikansk musikar

Sonny Boy Williamson I amerikansk musiker

Sonny Boy Williamson I musicien américain

Sonny Boy Williamson I musicista statunitense

Sonny Boy Williamson I. US-amerikanischer Bluesmusiker und Mundharmonikaspieler

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. 1914-1948 I

Williamson, Sonny B. I 1914-1948

Williamson, Sonny Boy, d. 1948

Williamson, Sonny Boy d. 1948 I

Williamson, Sonny Boy I 1914-1948

Williamson, Sonny Boy, I, d. 1948

Сонни Бой Уильямсон I

سانی بوی ویلیام‌سون اول موسیقی‌دان آمریکایی

Languages
English (60)

Czech (2)

German (1)