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Mr. Trouble [sound recording] : blues and ballads / Lonnie Johnson

Performer:
Johnson, Lonnie 1894-1970  Search this
Commentator:
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Asch, Moses  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph album : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Interviews
Oral history
Place:
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1982
1960-1970
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Blues musicians  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-LP-03578
FW03578
Folkways 3578
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246663
Additional Online Media:

Tears don't fall no more [sound recording] : blues and ballads / Lonnie Johnson

Performer:
Johnson, Lonnie 1894-1970  Search this
Commentator:
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Recorder:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph album : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Interviews
Place:
United States
Louisiana
Date:
1982
1960-1970
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Blues musicians  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-LP-03577
FW03577
Folkways 3577
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246664
Additional Online Media:

John Cephas and Phil Wiggins discuss the Piedmont blues style

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-21T14:14:46.000Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolklife
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolklife
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_GQKFTZQmEu0

Warner Williams, Guitarist (Interview and Performance)

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-07T15:20:28.000Z
Topic:
Education  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianEducation
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_d5lOP-rq06o

John Cephas and Phil Wiggins discuss the Piedmont blues style

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-02-16T17:43:10.000Z
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Mc2BWs8Ilzw

Productions

Topic:
Uptown Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Downhome Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio and video elements created during the production of the compact disk-interactives (CD-Is) "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues." These titles, produced in cooperation with Philips Interactive Media of America, were part of the commercial CD-I series "Treasures of Smithsonian." "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues" featured rural and urban blues musicians respectively and were marketed beginning in FY 1994. Materials include footage, audio recordings, narration, music mixes, masters, protection masters, and dubs in a variety of audio and video formats.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
CD-I technology  Search this
Interactive multimedia  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-017, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-017
See more items in:
Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-017

Production Records

Topic:
Uptown Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Downhome Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the production of the compact disc-interactives (CD-I), "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues." These titles, produced in cooperation with Philips Interactive Media of America, were part of the commercial CD-I series, "Treasures of Smithsonian." "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues" featured rural and urban blues musicians respectively and were marketed beginning in FY 1994. Materials include source logs, editing logs, storyboards, and background materials.
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
CD-I technology  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-044, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-044
See more items in:
Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-044

The blues is a feeling : voices & visions of African-American blues musicians / photographs & interviews by James Fraher ; with an introduction by William H. Wiggins, Jr

Author:
Fraher, James  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
Topic:
Blues musicians--Portraits  Search this
Blues musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527631

Program Records, circa 1976-1987

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Program in African American Culture  Search this
Subject:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1976
1976-1987
circa 1976-1987
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 98-136
See more items in:
Program Records 1967-2004 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Program in African American Culture]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217882

James Lithgow Ewin Patents

Creator:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Articles
Correspondence
Newsletters
Notes
Patents
Press releases
Date:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.
Provenance:
Collection donated by James Lithgow Ewin, March 13, 1894.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Vulcanization  Search this
Street-lighting apparatus  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
African American music -- 20th century  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Blues musicians  Search this
Horseshoeing  Search this
Inventions -- 1870-1880  Search this
Inventors -- 1870-1880  Search this
Popular music -- Publishing and writing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles -- 1950-2000
Correspondence -- 1970-2000
Newsletters -- 20th century
Notes
Patents -- 1870-1880
Press releases
Citation:
James Lithgow Ewin Patents, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0051
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0051

Before There was the Blues Man, There Was the Songster

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_03d178f1db669737ec10eb4a5dd5cbcb

Stormy Monday : the T-Bone Walker story / Helen Oakley Dance ; with a foreword by B.B. King

Author:
Dance, Helen Oakley 1913-2001  Search this
Subject:
Walker, T-Bone 1910-1975  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 285 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Call number:
ML419.W27D3 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_352980

Virginia Piedmont blues : the lives and art of two Virginia bluesmen / Barry Lee Pearson

Author:
Pearson, Barry Lee  Search this
Subject:
Edwards, Archie 1918-  Search this
Cephas, John  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 291 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Virginia
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Blues musicians--Biography  Search this
Call number:
ML385 .P4 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401501

Cousin Joe : blues from New Orleans / Pleasant "Cousin Joe" Joseph and Harriet J. Ottenheimer

Author:
Joe Cousin 1907-  Search this
Ottenheimer, Harriet 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Joe Cousin 1907-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 227 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.C8562 A1 1987
CT275.C8562A1 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_406827

Searching for Robert Johnson / Peter Guralnick

Author:
Guralnick, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Robert d. 1938  Search this
Physical description:
83 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Mississippi
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Call number:
ML420.J735G8 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_412974

The life and legend of Leadbelly / Charles Wolfe and Kip Lornell

Author:
Wolfe, Charles K  Search this
Lornell, Kip 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 333 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Call number:
ML420.L277W6 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_440407

I say me for a parable : the oral autobiography of Mance Lipscomb, Texas bluesman / as told to and compiled by Glen Alyn

Author:
Lipscomb, Mance 1895-1976  Search this
Alyn, Glen  Search this
Subject:
Lipscomb, Mance 1895-1976  Search this
Physical description:
508 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Blues musicians--Biography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_462373

Upside your head! : rhythm and blues on Central Avenue / Johnny Otis ; introduction by George Lipsitz

Author:
Otis, Johnny 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Otis, Johnny 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxv, 174 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_475207

I'd rather be the devil : Skip James and the blues / Stephen Calt

Author:
Calt, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
James, Skip 1902-1969  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 385 p. : ill., port., music ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478144

Blues Boy : the life and music of B.B. King / Sebastian Danchin

Author:
Danchin, Sebastian  Search this
Subject:
King, B. B  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 156 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
Call number:
CT275.K5123 D3 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527101

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