WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Sonny Boy 1914-1948

Overview
Works: 342 works in 598 publications in 3 languages and 3,665 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Documentary television programs  Compilation films  Newsreels  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Novelty songs 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Vocalist, Lyricist, Arranger
Classifications: PS593.L8, 811.04
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 )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 499 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 363 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 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junior Wells and his Chicago Blues Band capture the energy and vibe from a smoky blues club in the studio with their 1965 session
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues in the Mississippi night by Memphis Slim( Recording )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 145 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 by Paul Oliver( Recording )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues revival( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential Ten Years After by Ten Years After (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 90 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 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
The story of the blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluebird blues by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Biscuit time : over 60 minutes of classic blues by Sonny Boy Williamson( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues( Recording )

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

Essential blues harmonica( Recording )

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

Throw a boogie woogie by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 39 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
Blue bird blues by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson

John Lee Williamson

Sonny Boy Willamson

Sonny Boy Williamson I

Williamson, John Lee, d. 1948

Williamson, Sonny B. 1914-1948 I

Williamson, Sonny Boy d. 1948 I

Williamson, Sonny Boy, I, d. 1948

Languages
English (47)

Czech (1)

German (1)