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Rush, Bobby

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Most widely held works by Bobby Rush
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Goes on the road and behind the scenes with Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Take me to the river( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary celebrating the intergenerational, interracial, and undeniable influence of Memphis, Tennessee on American culture and its music, bringing together award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians for a one-of-a-kind musical project and following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album. Features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, North Mississippi All-Stars, and others
I am the blues( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genre's heyday, many in their '80s, still living in the American deep south and touring the Chitlin' Circuit
Porcupine meat by Bobby Rush( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the motion picture Black snake moan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rawer than raw by Bobby Rush( Recording )

4 editions published in 2020 in Undetermined and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Rush pays homage to the great bluesmen from Mississippi on his 27th studio album. This is Bobby Rush, stripped-down; just his guitar, harmonica, singing, and foot tapping. There's a song from Skip James, Robert Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, and Howlin' Wolf. One song is Public Domain originally recorded for the Library of Congress by Alan Lomax, but later made famous by Muddy Waters
Baby don't you tear my clothes by James Cotton( Recording )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down in Louisiana by Bobby Rush( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving behind his signature slick-blues style, Bobby Rush gets down to basics with just guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and a little accordion here and there. After years of glossy work, he gets down and dirty with music that produces a punch. His old style returns with his usual naughty joke in Bowlegged Woman and he gets funky in Rock This House. A 'good time' album from a modern-day blues legend
Sitting on top of the blues by Bobby Rush( Recording )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take me to the river : music from the motion picture( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly anticipated soundtrack to the upcoming documentary film about the soul of American music. A feature documentary and record celebrating the inter-generational, inter-racial, inter-gender musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation
35th anniversary jam of the James Cotton Blues Band by James Cotton Blues Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Memphis : a film by Richard Pearce & Robert Kenner( Recording )

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

An evaluation of state programs of secondary education by Bobby Rush( Book )

3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decisions by Bobby Rush( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last of the Mississippi jukes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the blues and to the fast-disappearing juke joints of Mississippi. Begins at a recreated juke joint--the Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi and then moves to a juke joint that has been in existence for more than 30 years--the Subway Lounge in Jackson, Mississippi. House bands and guest singers perform, and performers and others share their memories
Raw by Bobby Rush( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with Emmett "Bobby Rush" Ellis, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues musician Emmett "Bobby Rush" Ellis, Jr. was born on November, 10, 1933 in Haynesville, Louisiana to Mattie Spivey Ellis and Emmett Ellis, Sr. He received his first guitar at seven years old, and learned to sing and play the blues from his father. At eleven years old, Ellis left school to work at a cotton gin. He began performing in Arkansas in 1950, and then moved to Chicago, Illinois. There, he formed Bobby Rush and the Four Jivers, and briefly recorded with Chess Records. Ellis went on to learn from the noted blues guitarists Jimmy Reed and J.B. Lenoir. He also integrated Chicago's Bourbon Street nightclub in 1954. With the club owner's help, Ellis secured the rights to his music from Chess Records. Ellis was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2006, and his album Porcupine Meat won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album in 2017
The Oxford American Southern Music issue( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoochie man by Bobby Rush( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folkfunk by Bobby Rush( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush Amerikaans componist

Bobby Rush amerikansk sångare och kompositör

Bobby Rush amerikansk sanger og komponist

Bobby Rush amerikansk songar og komponist

Bobby Rush ceoltóir Meiriceánach

Bobby Rush músic estatunidenc

Bobby Rush musicien américain

Bobby Rush musicista, compositore e cantante statunitense

Bobby Rush músico estadounidense

Bobby Rush músicu estauxunidense

Bobby Rush muzikant amerikan

Bobby Rush US-amerikanischer Blues- und R&B-Musiker

Bobby Rush usona muzikisto

Bobby Rush yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Ellis, Emmet

Ellis, Emmet Jr

Ellis, Emmett

Ellis, Emmett Jr

Ellis, Emmit

Ellis, Emmit 1940-

Ellis, Emmit Jr

Ellis, Emmitt

Ellis, Emmitt Jr

بابی راش آهنگساز و خواننده آمریکایی

بوبى روش

ボビー・ラッシュ (ミュージシャン)

博比·拉什

鲍比·拉什

鲍比·拉什 (音乐家)

Languages
English (88)

German (4)