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The Resource Blind Willie McTell-- 1940, (sound recording)

Blind Willie McTell-- 1940, (sound recording)

Label
Blind Willie McTell-- 1940
Title
Blind Willie McTell-- 1940
Creator
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McTell, Blind Willie
Date time place
Recorded originally by John A. Lomax for the Library of Congress, Oct. 1940
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Blind Willie McTell singing, playing the 12-string guitar, and relating his experiences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Gospel music
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Blues (Music)
Label
Blind Willie McTell-- 1940, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Blues and gospel songs
  • Program notes by Richard Spottswood and field notes by John A. Lomax on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chainey -- Murderer's home blues -- Kill-it-kid rag -- I got to cross de river o' Jordan -- Old time religion ; Amen -- Will Fox -- Dying crapshooter's blues -- Amazing grace -- Just as well get ready, you got to die ; Climbing high mountains ; Tryin' to get home -- King Edward blues -- Delia -- Boll weevil -- I got to cross the river Jordan
  • Chainey (2:46) -- Murderer's home blues (3:03) -- Kill-it-kid rag (2:40) -- I got to cross de river o' Jordan (1:53) -- Monologue on history of the blues ; Monologue on life as a maker of records ; Monologue on himself (5:37) -- Monologue on old songs ; Old time religion ; Amen (3:00) -- Will Fox (1:34) -- Dying crapshooter's blues (3:07) -- Amazing grace (1:20) -- Monologue on accidents (1:50) -- Just as well get ready, you got to die ; Climbing high mountains ; Tryin' to get home (2:49) -- King Edward blues (1:45) -- Delia (2:38) -- Boll weevil (1:54) -- I got to cross the river Jordan (4:31)
Control code
4018465
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
r 66000900
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
MLP 7323
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Blind Willie McTell-- 1940, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Blues and gospel songs
  • Program notes by Richard Spottswood and field notes by John A. Lomax on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chainey -- Murderer's home blues -- Kill-it-kid rag -- I got to cross de river o' Jordan -- Old time religion ; Amen -- Will Fox -- Dying crapshooter's blues -- Amazing grace -- Just as well get ready, you got to die ; Climbing high mountains ; Tryin' to get home -- King Edward blues -- Delia -- Boll weevil -- I got to cross the river Jordan
  • Chainey (2:46) -- Murderer's home blues (3:03) -- Kill-it-kid rag (2:40) -- I got to cross de river o' Jordan (1:53) -- Monologue on history of the blues ; Monologue on life as a maker of records ; Monologue on himself (5:37) -- Monologue on old songs ; Old time religion ; Amen (3:00) -- Will Fox (1:34) -- Dying crapshooter's blues (3:07) -- Amazing grace (1:20) -- Monologue on accidents (1:50) -- Just as well get ready, you got to die ; Climbing high mountains ; Tryin' to get home (2:49) -- King Edward blues (1:45) -- Delia (2:38) -- Boll weevil (1:54) -- I got to cross the river Jordan (4:31)
Control code
4018465
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Lccn
r 66000900
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
MLP 7323
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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