The Resource Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey, edited by Peter Guralnick [and others] ; preface by Martin Scorsese ; foreword by Alex Gibney ; afterword by Chuck D

Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey, edited by Peter Guralnick [and others] ; preface by Martin Scorsese ; foreword by Alex Gibney ; afterword by Chuck D

Label
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey
Title
Martin Scorsese presents the blues
Title remainder
a musical journey
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Guralnick [and others] ; preface by Martin Scorsese ; foreword by Alex Gibney ; afterword by Chuck D
Title variation
Blues
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A companion to the PBS-TV series presents an impressionistic portrait of the blues as viewed by seven famous directors, in a collection of photographs, historical and personal essays, and interviews
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Martin Scorsese presents The blues (Television program)
Dewey number
781.643/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3521
LC item number
.M37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guralnick, Peter
  • Scorsese, Martin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Blues (Music)
Label
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey, edited by Peter Guralnick [and others] ; preface by Martin Scorsese ; foreword by Alex Gibney ; afterword by Chuck D
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A companion book to the PBS documentary series Martin Scorsese presents the blues: a musical journey"--Introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-287)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A century of the blues / Robert Santelli -- The St. Louis Blues / W.C. Handy -- We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Stones in my passway / Robert Johnson -- Dream boogie / Langston Hughes -- You know I love you / Lou Willie Turner -- Feel like going home / Martin Scorsese -- Prisoner's talking blues / Robert Pete Williams -- Son House / Christopher John Farley -- Hellhound on my trail / Robert Johnson -- The Blues Avant-Garde / Luc Sante -- The Levee-camp holler / Alan Lomax -- Muddy Waters / Robert Gordon -- A riff on reading Sterling Plumpp's poetry / John Edgar Wideman -- Thank god for Robert Johnson / Elmore Leonard -- Howlin' Wolf / Greg Tate -- Jim Dickinson and his son Luther on coming of age in the North Mississippi hill country -- Why I wear my mojo hand / Robert Palmer -- Ali Farka Tuore: sound travels / Farley -- French talking blues / Catherine Nedonchelle -- Warming by the devil's fire / Charles Burnett -- Bessie Smith / Farley -- Ma Rainey / Sterling Brown -- A night with Bessie Smith / Carl Van Vechten -- Billie Holiday / Hilton Als -- Early downhome b lues recordings / Jeff Todd Titon -- Let's get drunk and truck: a guide to the party blues / James Marshall -- Remembering Robert Johnson / Johnny Shines -- The devil's son-in-law / Ralph Ellison -- Hoboing with Big Joe / David "Honeyboy" Edwards -- The little church / William Faulkner -- Down at the cross / James Baldwin -- Redemption songn / W.E.B. Du Bois -- The Road to Memphis / Richard Pearce -- Furry's blues / Stanley Booth -- Recalling Beale Street in its glory / Will Shade -- Bobby "Blue" Bland [Bobby Bland]: love throat of the blues / Robert Gordon -- The river's invitation / Percy Mayfield -- On the road with Louis Armstrong / David Halberstam -- Sam Phillips on gutbucket blues -- Wolf live in '65 / Robert Palmer -- The soul of a man / Wim Wenders -- Visionary blindness: Blind Lemon Jefferson and other vision-impaired bluesmen / Farley -- Blind Willie McTell / Bob Dylan -- Locating Lightnin' / Samuel Charters -- Henry Thomas: our deepest look at the roots / Mack McCormick -- Janie and Tea Cake / Zora Neale Hurston -- Photographer Peter Amft on J.B. Lenoir -- Driving Mr. James / John Szwed -- Clifford Antone on livin' and lovin' the blues -- Jimmie Vaughan on being born into the blues -- John Lee Hooker -- Godfathers and sons / Marc Levine -- Muddy, Wolf, anad me: adventures in the blues trade / Peter Wolf -- Chicago pep / Robert Palmer -- Memphis Minnie and the cutting contest / Farley -- Happy new year with Memphis Minnie / Langston Hughes -- Big Bill / Studs Terkel and Jeff Scheftel -- Chicago blues, sixties style / Charters -- Getting a hit blues record / Willie Dixon (with Don Snowdon) -- Toure -- Between Muddy and the Wolf: guitarist Hubert Sumlin / Paul Trynka -- Me and Big Joe / Michael Bloomfield (with S. Summerville) -- Peter Amft on Chicago bluesmen -- Buddy Guy arrives in Chicago / Trynka -- The Gift / Paul Oscher -- How I met my husband / Suzan-Lori Parks -- Red, white and blues / Mike Figgis -- Eric Clapton / Peter Guralnick -- Big Bill Broonzy / Farley -- Val Wilmer -- The Rolling Stones / Stanley Booth, Richard Hell -- Piano blues and beyond / Clint Eastwood -- Our ladies of the keys / Farley -- On learning to play the blues / Otis Spann -- Powerhouse / Eudora Welty -- Ray Charles discovers the piano / Michael Lydon -- Finding Professor Longhair / Jerry Wexler -- Dr. John and Joel Dorn on New Orleans piano styles -- Marcia Ball on Big Easy blues -- Chris Thomas King's 21st century blues / Swenson -- Shemekia Copeland on her melting pot blues -- Anthony DeCurtis -- David Ritz -- Blues: the footprints of popular music / Chuck D -- Contributors, credits
Control code
ocm52937841
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780060525446
Lccn
2003045145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)52937841
Label
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : a musical journey, edited by Peter Guralnick [and others] ; preface by Martin Scorsese ; foreword by Alex Gibney ; afterword by Chuck D
Publication
Note
"A companion book to the PBS documentary series Martin Scorsese presents the blues: a musical journey"--Introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-287)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A century of the blues / Robert Santelli -- The St. Louis Blues / W.C. Handy -- We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Stones in my passway / Robert Johnson -- Dream boogie / Langston Hughes -- You know I love you / Lou Willie Turner -- Feel like going home / Martin Scorsese -- Prisoner's talking blues / Robert Pete Williams -- Son House / Christopher John Farley -- Hellhound on my trail / Robert Johnson -- The Blues Avant-Garde / Luc Sante -- The Levee-camp holler / Alan Lomax -- Muddy Waters / Robert Gordon -- A riff on reading Sterling Plumpp's poetry / John Edgar Wideman -- Thank god for Robert Johnson / Elmore Leonard -- Howlin' Wolf / Greg Tate -- Jim Dickinson and his son Luther on coming of age in the North Mississippi hill country -- Why I wear my mojo hand / Robert Palmer -- Ali Farka Tuore: sound travels / Farley -- French talking blues / Catherine Nedonchelle -- Warming by the devil's fire / Charles Burnett -- Bessie Smith / Farley -- Ma Rainey / Sterling Brown -- A night with Bessie Smith / Carl Van Vechten -- Billie Holiday / Hilton Als -- Early downhome b lues recordings / Jeff Todd Titon -- Let's get drunk and truck: a guide to the party blues / James Marshall -- Remembering Robert Johnson / Johnny Shines -- The devil's son-in-law / Ralph Ellison -- Hoboing with Big Joe / David "Honeyboy" Edwards -- The little church / William Faulkner -- Down at the cross / James Baldwin -- Redemption songn / W.E.B. Du Bois -- The Road to Memphis / Richard Pearce -- Furry's blues / Stanley Booth -- Recalling Beale Street in its glory / Will Shade -- Bobby "Blue" Bland [Bobby Bland]: love throat of the blues / Robert Gordon -- The river's invitation / Percy Mayfield -- On the road with Louis Armstrong / David Halberstam -- Sam Phillips on gutbucket blues -- Wolf live in '65 / Robert Palmer -- The soul of a man / Wim Wenders -- Visionary blindness: Blind Lemon Jefferson and other vision-impaired bluesmen / Farley -- Blind Willie McTell / Bob Dylan -- Locating Lightnin' / Samuel Charters -- Henry Thomas: our deepest look at the roots / Mack McCormick -- Janie and Tea Cake / Zora Neale Hurston -- Photographer Peter Amft on J.B. Lenoir -- Driving Mr. James / John Szwed -- Clifford Antone on livin' and lovin' the blues -- Jimmie Vaughan on being born into the blues -- John Lee Hooker -- Godfathers and sons / Marc Levine -- Muddy, Wolf, anad me: adventures in the blues trade / Peter Wolf -- Chicago pep / Robert Palmer -- Memphis Minnie and the cutting contest / Farley -- Happy new year with Memphis Minnie / Langston Hughes -- Big Bill / Studs Terkel and Jeff Scheftel -- Chicago blues, sixties style / Charters -- Getting a hit blues record / Willie Dixon (with Don Snowdon) -- Toure -- Between Muddy and the Wolf: guitarist Hubert Sumlin / Paul Trynka -- Me and Big Joe / Michael Bloomfield (with S. Summerville) -- Peter Amft on Chicago bluesmen -- Buddy Guy arrives in Chicago / Trynka -- The Gift / Paul Oscher -- How I met my husband / Suzan-Lori Parks -- Red, white and blues / Mike Figgis -- Eric Clapton / Peter Guralnick -- Big Bill Broonzy / Farley -- Val Wilmer -- The Rolling Stones / Stanley Booth, Richard Hell -- Piano blues and beyond / Clint Eastwood -- Our ladies of the keys / Farley -- On learning to play the blues / Otis Spann -- Powerhouse / Eudora Welty -- Ray Charles discovers the piano / Michael Lydon -- Finding Professor Longhair / Jerry Wexler -- Dr. John and Joel Dorn on New Orleans piano styles -- Marcia Ball on Big Easy blues -- Chris Thomas King's 21st century blues / Swenson -- Shemekia Copeland on her melting pot blues -- Anthony DeCurtis -- David Ritz -- Blues: the footprints of popular music / Chuck D -- Contributors, credits
Control code
ocm52937841
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780060525446
Lccn
2003045145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)52937841

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