Charley Patton: Expanded Edition John Fahey

Charley Patton: Expanded Edition

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Book Title
Charley Patton: Expanded Edition
Author
John Fahey
ISBN
9780486843445
The Father of the Delta Blues, Charley Patton (1891-1934) was born and raised around Mississippi's cotton plantations. During the 1920s, he was the first of the region's great stars, performing for packed houses throughout the South and making popular recordings in New York City. His music -- ranging from blues and ballads to ragtime and gospel -- is distinctive for his gravelly, high-energy singing and the propulsive beat of his guitar. Patton had a lively stage presence, originating many of the guitar-playing antics now associated with Jimi Hendrix and other latter-day musicians. His influence, among both his contemporaries and subsequent blues artists, is incalculable. Noted guitarist John Fahey presents a textual and musicological examination of Patton's music. This new edition of the original 1970 publication is enhanced by Fahey's notes from the Grammy-winning, out-of-print box set Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton. Available for the first time outside the set, Fahey's reconsideration of Patton's music offers fresh perspectives and key corrections of the historical record.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: John FaheyPublisher: Dover PublicationsPublished: 08/12/2020ISBN: 9780486843445Pages: 128Weight: 0.45lbs
The Father of the Delta Blues, Charley Patton (1891-1934) was born and raised around Mississippi's cotton plantations. During the 1920s, he was the first of the region's great stars, performing for packed houses throughout the South and making popular recordings in New York City. His music -- ranging from blues and ballads to ragtime and gospel -- is distinctive for his gravelly, high-energy singing and the propulsive beat of his guitar. Patton had a lively stage presence, originating many of the guitar-playing antics now associated with Jimi Hendrix and other latter-day musicians. His influence, among both his contemporaries and subsequent blues artists, is incalculable.
Noted guitarist John Fahey presents a textual and musicological examination of Patton's music. This new edition of the original 1970 publication is enhanced by Fahey's notes from the Grammy-winning, out-of-print box set Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton. Available for the first time outside the set, Fahey's reconsideration of Patton's music offers fresh perspectives and key corrections of the historical record.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: John Fahey
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 08/12/2020
ISBN: 9780486843445
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.45lbs
The Father of the Delta Blues, Charley Patton (1891-1934) was born and raised around Mississippi's cotton plantations. During the 1920s, he was the first of the region's great stars, performing for packed houses throughout the South and making popular recordings in New York City. His music -- ranging from blues and ballads to ragtime and gospel -- is distinctive for his gravelly, high-energy singing and the propulsive beat of his guitar. Patton had a lively stage presence, originating many of the guitar-playing antics now associated with Jimi Hendrix and other latter-day musicians. His influence, among both his contemporaries and subsequent blues artists, is incalculable.
Noted guitarist John Fahey presents a textual and musicological examination of Patton's music. This new edition of the original 1970 publication is enhanced by Fahey's notes from the Grammy-winning, out-of-print box set Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton. Available for the first time outside the set, Fahey's reconsideration of Patton's music offers fresh perspectives and key corrections of the historical record.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: John Fahey
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published: 08/12/2020
ISBN: 9780486843445
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.45lbs