Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

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by Kip Lornell

How players and promoters from one Louisiana locale created unforgettable musicSee more details below


How players and promoters from one Louisiana locale created unforgettable music

Product Details

University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
American Made Music Series
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     IX
Introduction     XI
Country     3
Introduction from Louisiana Hayride Radio and Roots Music Along the Red River   Tracey E. W. Laird     7
The Grigg Family and the Taylor-Griggs Melody Makers The History of a North Louisiana String Band   Monty Brown     18
The Cox Family   Susan Roach     30
Remembering Hiter Colvin, the Fiddle King of Oilfield and Gum Stump   J. Michael Luster     43
Sing It Good, Sing It Strong, Sing It Loud The Music of Governor Jimmie Davis   Kevin Fontenot     46
Louisiana's Honky-Tonk Man: Buddy Jones, 1935-41   Donald Lee Nelson     58
Interview with Horace Logan, October 13, 1976   Earl Porter     63
Getting the Sound Right Bob "Sully" Sullivan, KWKH, and the Louisiana Hayride   Steven Morewood     74
Beyond Country Music   Tracey E. W. Laird     105
Blues     137
Fannin Street   Charles Wolfe   Kip Lornell     140
Some Negro Songs Heard on the Hills of North Louisiana   Vallie Tinsley     153
Jerry's Saloon Blues 1940 Field Recordings from Louisiana   Paul Oliver     178
Jesse "Babyface" Thomas   Eleanor Ellis     192
The Flying Crow Blues   Paul Swinton     204
The Legend of Old Blue Goose   Dan Garner     210
Down-Home Postwar Blues in Shreveport   John M. Shaw     215
Radio, Records, and Rhythm     223
A Historical Study of Programming Techniques and Practices of Radio Station KWKH, Shreveport, LA, 1922-1950   Lillian Jones Hall     226
A Friend in Las Vegas   H. Allen Smith     237
Stan Lewis   Randy McNutt     248
"Reconsider Me" Margaret Lewis Warwick and the Louisiana Hayride   Tracey E. W. Laird     256
The Making of Dale Hawkins   David Anderson   Lesley-Anne Reed     268
The Life and Times of Dandy Don Logan   Don Logan     302
Shreveport Southern Soul The Murco Story   John Ridley     316
Eddie Giles and Reuben Bell Synonymous with Shreveport   John M. Shaw     323
Shreveport's Pop/Rock Music Scene The 1970s and 1980s   John Andrew Prime     338
Contributors     349
Credits     354
Index     357

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