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The Resource Sam Myers : the blues is my story, Sam Myers and Jeff Horton

Sam Myers : the blues is my story, Sam Myers and Jeff Horton

Label
Sam Myers : the blues is my story
Title
Sam Myers
Title remainder
the blues is my story
Statement of responsibility
Sam Myers and Jeff Horton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story recounts the life of bluesman Sam Myers (1936-2006), as told in his own words to author Jeff Horton. Myers grew up visually handicapped in the Jim Crow South and left home to attend the state school for the blind at Piney Woods. Myers's intense desire to become a musician and a scholarship from the American Conservatory School of Music called him to Chicago. There in 1952 he joined Elmore James's band as a drummer and was featured on some of James's best-known recordings. Following the elder bluesman's death in 1963, Myers fronted bands of his own and recorded
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Sam
Dewey number
  • 781.643092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.M986
LC item number
A3 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Horton, Jeff
Series statement
American made music series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Myers, Sam
  • African American musicians
  • Myers, Sam
  • MUSIC
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MUSIC
  • African American musicians
Label
Sam Myers : the blues is my story, Sam Myers and Jeff Horton
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 145-153), song catalog (p. 155-156) , bibliographical references (p. 163-164) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- Cotton fields, railroads, and sawmills -- Piney Woods -- Going to Chicago -- Chicago and Jackson families -- Elmore James -- Jackson, Mississippi -- Jackson radio and recording -- The blues -- The harmonica -- The Musicians' Union -- The record business -- Stories from the road -- Sam's best friend, Anson Funderburgh
Control code
220840046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 172 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604731453
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjh69
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)220840046
Label
Sam Myers : the blues is my story, Sam Myers and Jeff Horton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 145-153), song catalog (p. 155-156) , bibliographical references (p. 163-164) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early years -- Cotton fields, railroads, and sawmills -- Piney Woods -- Going to Chicago -- Chicago and Jackson families -- Elmore James -- Jackson, Mississippi -- Jackson radio and recording -- The blues -- The harmonica -- The Musicians' Union -- The record business -- Stories from the road -- Sam's best friend, Anson Funderburgh
Control code
220840046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 172 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604731453
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjh69
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)220840046

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