Illustrated son house discography planungsburo wirz. Bmg rights management us, llc, warner chappell, emi music publishing, aresa, latinautor, cmrra, and. Son house and the great delta blues singers 19281930. When it comes to deep, dirty, downhome blues, son house is the man. Son house is my favourite of the missippi delta blues singers, largely because of this recording. Delta blues guitar is a book that has been around for quite awhile, that is, it has stood the test of time. To download a color delta blues museum brochure pdf file, click here. A preacher at times, a barrelhousing bluesman at others, house was forever, and fiercely, torn between the sacred teachings of the church and the secular lure of the blues life. Walking blues delta blues guitar youtube son house full live performance november 15, 1969 duration. Nov 11, 2017 pony blues son house lesson part 1 delta lou delta lou. If you like your blues a little more contemporary, as do i, then you may be a little disappointed. Few listening experiences in the blues are as intense as hearing one of son houses original 1930s recordings for the paramount label. This album features legendary delta blues guitarist son house performing many of his best known and loved songs including death letter blues, john the revelator, my black mama, and many others.
Son house licensed to youtube by sme on behalf of legacy recordings. Alan lomaxs historic sessions with delta giants son house and willie brown, recorded at clacks country store near lake cormorant in mississippi in 41 and. He was a major innovator of the delta style, along with his playing partners charley patton and willie brown. Son house, mike bloomfield and paul butterfield discuss and play the blues duration. Listen free to son house delta blues and spirituals monologue the blues, between midnight and day and more.
Through his association with delta blues legend charley patton, house made his first records for the paramount label in 1930. March 21, 1902 october 19, 1988 was an american delta blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing. Eddie james son house 19021988 plumbs the emotional depth of the blues perhaps more than any other delta blues artist. These tracks show a good picture of his music, with some tracks showcasing his guitar and slide guitar skills, and others that are simply him singing and. The influence of son house on the delta and chicago blues. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.
Pony blues son house lesson part 1 delta lou delta lou. One of the big three of delta blues the others being charley patton and willie brown. Delta blues 2 hours of blues, 41 great tracks, the greatest stars of. Although not as famous to the average household as robert johnson, it is undeniable that son house was one of the most important musicians of the delta blues genre and incredibly influential on later musicians, robert johnson included. Muddy waters, john lee hooker, son house, ike turner. Though its probably not a great place to start as an introduction, as it only includes eight songs, avid fans will no doubt enjoy house s two lengthy monologues and the excellent 30page. Listen free to son house delta blues levee camp blues, government fleet blues and more.
And the reason is that it is a valuable collection of solos by players like charley patton, son house, willie brown, robert johnson, and others. Bobby grant nappy head blues son house delta blues robert johnson dead shrimp blues cover art. Listen to your favorite songs from king of the delta blues by son house now. The ebook that goes with this video is free for download at this site below. The only real difference, besides improved sound quality, is the reversal of playing order of delta blues and levee camp blues. Son house the complete library of congress sessions.
Father of folk blues was a result of columbias effort to capitalize on this new market for blues records in america, england, and elsewhere. Son house is said to be one of the three kings of the delta blues. May 17, 20 son house, mike bloomfield and paul butterfield discuss and play the blues duration. This material was previously issued on biograph with a different cover. Field recordings volume 17 son house library of congress. Son house the original delta blues 1998, cd discogs. Riverton, mississipi 1988 detroit, michigan has a low gravelly voice which is full of pathos. The delta blues is one of the earliest styles of blues music. The complete 1965 sessions by son house on amazon music.
Get all the lyrics to songs on the delta blues of son house and join the genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Delta blues, which only features son and leroy, was houses personal favorite from. Download jazz blues jazz piano solos series volume 2 ebook free. Though son house would live another 18 years after this recording, he would only perform for five more, and by most accounts he was only a shadow of his former self relatively shortly after. During the blues explosion in the 1960s, son house was one of several aging musicians summoned from obscurity to perform once more. Pony blues son house lesson part 1 delta lou youtube. After being rediscovered by the folkblues community in the early 60s, son house rose to the occasion and recorded this magnificent set of performances. Son house himself alleged that he was middle aged during world war i, and, more specifically, that he was 79 in 1965, which would mean that he was born around 1886. Clarksdale moan son house 1930 delta blues guitar legend.
Available on cd and download only from the document records store. Delta blues guitar stefan grossmans guitar workshop. Listen to your favorite songs from delta blues by son house now. It originated in the mississippi delta, a region of the united states that stretches from memphis, tennessee in the north to vicksburg, mississippi in the south, the mississippi river on the west to the yazoo river on the east. Michael gruener, nick perls notes by bradley sweet stephen calt 390 east 8th st belzona l1001 us 1967 there were specimen with belzona covers and yazoo labels sold. Son house mojo workin the original delta blues on columbia. Son house was a blues singer and guitarist who helped influence and popularize the delta blues style, influencing many artists both then and today, including robert johnson and jack white. Son house s place, not only in the history of delta blues, but in the overall history of the music, is a very high one indeed. March 21, 1902 october 19, 1988 was an american delta blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing after years of hostility to secular music, as a preacher and for a few years also as a church pastor, he turned to blues performance at the age of 25.
Notes recorded at the 100 club, london on june 30 and july 14 1970. Son house the delta blues of son house lyrics and tracklist. Noted by his particularly expressive and gruff vocals, son house ranks alongside charley patton as one of the forefathers of the delta blues. Delta blues regional blues slide guitar blues country blues acoustic blues field recordings prewar blues blues revival work songs also known as edward james house, jr. Son house and the great delta blues singers 19281930 docd5002. Recorded live for an enthusiastic audience at londons 100 club on june 30 and july 14 of 1970 during houses final european tour, delta blues and spirituals is a great last look at a true blues legend. Jul 28, 2017 noted by his particularly expressive and gruff vocals, son house ranks alongside charley patton as one of the forefathers of the delta blues. Son house if ever a performer embodied the emotional depth of the blues, it was eddie james son house. May 25, 2012 son house licensed to youtube by sme on behalf of legacy recordings. Thus, delta blues and spirituals remains one of the last vibrant documents of one of the most essential fathers of delta blues at the top of his game. A giant of the delta blues, with his ferocious, barking voice, and stabbing bottleneck phrases. I am glad to have this cd to round out my collection a little more however, it not one that i will listen too often. Nov 20, 2012 17 videos play all son house the delta blues of son house complete album grammercy records son house full live performance november 15, 1969 duration.
Delta blues 2 hours of blues, 41 great tracks, the greatest stars of the delta. Allowed to stretch out past the shorter running time of the original 78s, house turns in wonderful, steaming performances of some of his bestknown material. Son house delta blues and spirituals 1995, cd discogs. The delta blues museum is the states oldest music museum. March 21, 1902 october 19, 1988, better known as son house, was an influential blues singer and guitarist. Release variant similar to son house delta blues which has significantly different runout identifiers and no sid codes. Bmg rights management us, llc, warner chappell, emi music publishing, aresa, latinautor, cmrra, and 2 music rights societies. King of the delta blues by son house on amazon music unlimited.109 287 202 640 653 1479 656 749 373 1239 359 1150 1318 32 277 1122 445 1383 584 455 1357 1356 815 1419 1337 1493 853 1492 502 980 1402 962 215 330