Shreveport sounds in black & white / edited by Kip Lornell and Tracey E.W. Laird

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Subjects: Folk music--Louisiana--Shreveport--History and criticism
Folk musicians--Louisiana
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008
Series: American made music series
American made music series
LC Classification: M, ML
Alternate Titles: Shreveport sounds in black and white
Additional Authors: Lornell, Kip, 1953-
Laird, Tracey E. W
Notes: LCCN: 2007021404
ISBN: 9781934110416 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1934110418 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781934110423 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1934110426 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Country. Introduction from Louisiana Hayride : radio and roots music along the Red River / Tracey E.W. Laird ; The Grigg family and the Taylor-Griggs Melody Makers : the history of a north Louisiana string band / Monty Brown ; The Cox family / Susan Roach ; Remembering Hiter Colvin, the fiddle king of Oilfield and Gum Stump / J. Michael Luster ; Sing it good, sing it strong, sing it loud : the music of Governor Jimmie Davis / Kevin Fontenot ; Louisiana's honky-tonk man : Buddy Jones, 1935-41 / Donald Lee Nelson ; Interview with Horace Logan, October 13, 1976 / Earl Porter ; Getting the sound right : Bob "Sully" Sullivan, KWKH, and the Louisiana Hayride / Steven Morewood ; Beyond country music / Tracey E.W. Laird -- Blues. Fannin Street / Charles Wolfe and Kip Lornell ; Some Negro songs heard on the hills of north Louisiana / Vallie Tinsley ; Jerry's saloon blues : 1940 field recordings from Louisiana / Paul Oliver ; Jesse "Babyface" Thomas / Eleanor Ellis ; The Flying Crow blues / Paul Swinton ; The legend of old blue goose / Dan Garner ; Down-home postwar blues in Shreveport / John M. Shaw -- Radio, records, and rhythm. A historical study of programming techniques and practices of radio station KWKH, Shreveport, LA, 1922-1950 / Lillian Jones Hall ; A friend in Las Vegas / H. Allen Smith ; Stan Lewis / Randy McNutt ; "Reconsider me" : Margaret Lewis Warwick and the Louisiana Hayride / Tracey E.W. Laird ; The making of Dale Hawkins / David Anderson and Lesley-Anne Reed ; The life and times of Dandy Don Logan / Don Logan ; Shreveport southern soul : the Murco story / John Ridley ; Eddie Giles and Reuben Bell : synonymous with Shreveport / John M. Shaw ; Shreveport's pop/rock music scene : the 1970s and 1980s / John Andrew Prime
Physical Description: xx, 358 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 145378136
ISBN/ISSN: 9781934110416
1934110418
9781934110423
1934110426

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