Mississippi hill country blues 1967 by Mitchell, George

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Subjects:

  • Blues (Music),
  • Portraits,
  • Interviews,
  • History and criticism,
  • Blues musicians

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Book details

StatementGeorge Mitchell
SeriesAmerican made music series, American made music series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3521 .M58 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination144 pages
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26920366M
ISBN 101617038164
ISBN 109781617038167
LC Control Number2012049219
OCLC/WorldCa815383710

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Mitchell is the author of nine documentary books with photographs, his most recent hardback being MISSISSIPPI HILL COUNTRY BLUES He considers his major work to be his recently published ebook, RONDA: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A SOUTHERN STREET PROSTITUTE, Volumes One and Two, which, during his summer breaks and his spare time, he George /5.

Mississippi Hill Country Blues reminds me of fond memories I have of George and me roaming the Mississippi Delta looking for blues singers in the early s.

Anybody who has any interest in blues at all should love this book. For me it felt like reading a grand and compassionate adventure/5(9). I received my brand new copy today of "Mississippi Hill Country Blues " by George Mitchell. A beautiful book. Beautifully photographed, beautifully written, beautifully conceived.

A landmark publication about blues music in the American South/5. From Mitchell's fieldwork many others discovered the region and its distinctive style of blues. Some of the musicians Mitchell recorded had their lives transformed following his visit.

The historic photographs in George Mitchell's Mississippi Hill Country Blues capture a vibrant blues tradition at the moment of its discovery. "Mississippi Hill Country Blues reminds me of fond memories I have of George and me roaming the Mississippi Delta looking for blues singers in the early s.

Anybody who has any interest in blues at all should love this book. For me it felt like reading a grand and compassionate : University Press of Mississippi. Hill country blues (also known as North Mississippi hill country blues or North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country is characterized by a strong emphasis on rhythm and percussion, steady guitar riffs, few chord changes, unconventional song structures, and heavy emphasis on the "groove", which has been characterized as the "hypnotic boogie".Cultural origins: Mississippi, United States.

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Hill country blues, named after the hilly region in North Mississippi, is a form of Blues music emphasizing a steady, hypnotic groove, sparse, percussive and highly energetic guitar riffs and often features meandering song structures with unconventional and usually fewer chord changes as compared to the related Delta Blues.

Although the relentless, driving rhythm of hill country. Burnside (Novem – September 1, ) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He played music for much of his life but received little recognition before the early s.

In the latter half of that decade, Burnside recorded and toured with Jon Spencer, garnering crossover appeal and introducing his music to a new fan base in the punk and Born: NovemHarmontown, Lafayette.

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Mitchell is the author of nine documentary books with photographs, his most recent hardback being MISSISSIPPI HILL COUNTRY BLUES /5. R.L. Burnside was born near Oxford, Mississippi, on Novem He spent most of his life in Holly Springs, Mississippi, mostly living in the country and doing farm main influences were Fred McDowell, Muddy Waters, Lightning Hopkins, and John Lee Hooker.

“It’s a pleasure to hear R.L. Burnside’s early acoustic blues played the way he learned them in the hill country of Northern Mississippi. Three of these tracks date from and were recorded in Coldwater, MS by folklorist George Mitchell, while the remaining 16 were recorded in the early ’80s by Swingmaster operator Leo Bruin in Groningen, Netherlands.

Discovering Mississippi's 'lost' blues music masters. Mitchell spoke to the BBC about his trip, chronicled and illustrated in his new book Mississippi Hill Country Blues   North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic is a mix of blues festival and family reunion.

The two-day concert festival celebrates the region’s Author: Bob Mehr. # recorded near Coldwater, Mississippi in ℗&© & Swingmaster. Under exclusive license to Fat Possum Records LLC. Manufactured and distributed by Epitaph.

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Three of these tracks date from and were recorded in Coldwater, MS by folklorist George Mitchell, while the remaining were recorded in the early '80s by Swingmaster operator Leo Bruin in Groningen. The music on each of these compact discs and 7″ records represents the best of the hundreds of hours of field recordings George Mitchell undertook over two decades.

The George Mitchell Collection is exclusively distributed by Fat Possum Records. Miles Community College Library Flower Library. Dickinson Street Miles City, Montana, US-MT Map It United States Voice: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Cedric Burnside.

20, likes 95 talking about this. Grammy nominated Cedric Burnside is the grandson of hill country blues legend, R.L.

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In the last several decades, blues music has developed a less regional character and has been. In this lesson, we'll look at the fun rhythm sound of Mississippi Hill Country Blues. Big sound, but we'll break things down and build the pattern slowly. For the January 29 concert, Garry Burnside and his band will be featured.

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Each show features Pork Chop Willie and at least one other guest artist doing full-length sets. Napolian Strickland () was one of Mississippi's most gifted musicians in the fife and drum and country blues traditions. A lifelong resident of the Como-Senatobia area, Strickland excelled on the homemade cane fife and was also proficient on harmonica, guitar, the one-string "diddley bow," and various percussion instruments.

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It’s about 15 minutes South of Holly Springs on HWY 7, hosted by Betty Davis BBQ. Review: Mississippi Hill Country Blues Guitar is actually codename for GrooveTom Feldmann's crash course on the highly potent strain of drone-and-moan grown amongst the kudzu, up north of the Delta.

Riff riders from the Black Stripes to the North Mississippi Allstars were spawned from this heavily rhythmic stock. The North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic will be held JuneThe goal of the organization is to enhance appreciation and educate the general public about the native art form of North Mississippi Hill Country blues music through performance, preservation, and interpretation.

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Destination Oxford, Mississippi. The Little Easy no more to watch Eli Manning play football, or spot his even more legendary daddy, Archie (Ole Miss folk hero: quarterback from to ; All-American, All-Pro (he was born in New Albany in ) was a quaint stop in the North Mississippi hill country (highest elevation: feet), on.R.L.

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