WorldCat Identities

Williamson, Sonny Boy 1914-1948

Overview
Works: 329 works in 394 publications in 2 languages and 3,339 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Lyricist
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 )
3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folk and popular blues styles from the beginnings to the early 1940's
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
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoodoo man blues by Junior Wells( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the blues ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blues in the Mississippi night by Big Bill Broonzy( Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 110 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 90 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 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giant step ; De ole folks at home by Taj Mahal( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 70 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 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete recorded works in chronological order by Sonny Boy Williamson( )
in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blues ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 48 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 46 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 )
2 editions published in 1989 in 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
Blue bird blues by Sonny Boy Williamson( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Czech and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Godfathers and sons by Mark 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
American Folk Blues Festival 'sixty two to 'sixty five ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 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. 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
Languages
English (34)
Czech (2)