The Resource Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music : the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights, (electronic resource)

Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music : the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights, (electronic resource)

Label
Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music : the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights
Title
Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music
Title remainder
the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lonnie Johnson (1894-1970) was a virtuoso guitarist who influenced generations of musicians from Django Reinhardt to Eric Clapton to Bill Wyman and especially B.B. King. Born in New Orleans, he began playing violin and guitar in his fathers band at an early age. When most of his family was wiped out by the 1918 flu epidemic, he and his surviving brother moved to St. Louis, where he won a blues contest that included a recording contract. His career was launched. Johnson can be heard on many Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong records, including the latters famous Savoy Blues with the Hot
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
782.421643092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML419.J625 .A44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
North Texas lives of musicians series
Series volume
number 8
Label
Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music : the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights, (electronic resource)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=762595
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The Legendary Lonnie Johnson-One of the Most Important Musicians of the 20th Century; Musicians and Progress on Civil Rights; 2. New Orleans Music; 3. St. Louis Blues; 4. Playing with the Strings, Part 1; 5. Playing with the Strings, Part 2; 6. Workin Man; Chicago Blues; 7. Rhythm & Blues; 8. Blues Revival in the 60s: Comeback Again; 9. The Legacy of Lonnie J: The Guitar in 20th Century Music; Appendix I: Lyrics to Alger tribute song: The Legendary Lonnie J .; Appendix II: Blues, Jazz, and Their Significance
  • Musicians and Civil Rights and Algers review of Sidney Bechets instrumental recording of Strange FruitAppendix III: Guide to Recordings by Lonnie Johnson and Relevant Others; Notes; Bibliography; Subject Index; Song Index
Control code
ocn878263353
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
623683
Label
Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music : the Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights, (electronic resource)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=762595
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The Legendary Lonnie Johnson-One of the Most Important Musicians of the 20th Century; Musicians and Progress on Civil Rights; 2. New Orleans Music; 3. St. Louis Blues; 4. Playing with the Strings, Part 1; 5. Playing with the Strings, Part 2; 6. Workin Man; Chicago Blues; 7. Rhythm & Blues; 8. Blues Revival in the 60s: Comeback Again; 9. The Legacy of Lonnie J: The Guitar in 20th Century Music; Appendix I: Lyrics to Alger tribute song: The Legendary Lonnie J .; Appendix II: Blues, Jazz, and Their Significance
  • Musicians and Civil Rights and Algers review of Sidney Bechets instrumental recording of Strange FruitAppendix III: Guide to Recordings by Lonnie Johnson and Relevant Others; Notes; Bibliography; Subject Index; Song Index
Control code
ocn878263353
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
623683

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