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A Brief List of Materials Relating to Mississippi John Hurt

Publication Date: March 9, 1970


Cohn, Lawrence.
"Mississippi John Hurt." Down Beat, volume 31, July 16, 1964, pp. 22-23.

"Mississippi John Hurt." Sing Out!, volume 14, number 5, November 1964, pp. 16-21.

"Mississippi John Hurt: 1892-1966." Saturday Review, February 25, 1967, p. 90.

Garwood, Donald.
Masters of Instrumental Blues Singing. Reprint Edition, New York: Oak Publications, 1968.

Godrich, John and Robert M. W. Dixon.
Blues and Gospel Records 1902-1942. Revised edition, London: Storyville Publications, 1969. Pp. 336, 848. Includes complete listing of John Hurt’s 1928 Okeh recordings. Address: 63 Orford Road, London E. 17, England.

Grossman, Stefan.
The Country Blues Guitar. New York: Oak Publications, 1968.

Jackson, Bruce.
"Stagolee Stories: A Badman Goes Gentle." Southern Folklore Quarterly, volume 29, number 2, June 1965, pp. 188-194.

Kay, G. W.
"Mississippi John Hurt." Jazz Journal, volume 17, February 1964, pp. 24-26.

Leadbitter, Mike and Neil Slaven.
Blues Records: January, 1943 to December, 1966. London: Hanover Books, 1968. Pp. 153-154. Distributors for U.S.A. and Canada: Oak Publications, 33 West 60th Street, New York, New York, 10023.

"Little John." Time, volume 82, September 27, 1963, p. 64.

McCarthy, Albert, Alun Morgan, Paul Oliver, and Max Harrison.
Jazz on Records: A Critical Guide to the First 50 Years: 1917-1967. London: Hanover Books, 1968. P. 145. U.S.A. distributors: Oak Publications, New York.

"Mississippi John." Newsweek, volume 63, February 17th, 1964, pp. 87-88.

Seeger, Peter.
"An Interview with Mississippi John Hurt." Broadside (Cambridge, Mass.), volume 6, number 6, May 10, 1967, pp. 9-11: number 7, May 24, 1967, pp.10-11, number 8, June 7, 1967, p. 6.

Spottswood, Richard K.
"Mississippi John Hurt." Blues Unlimited, number 4, August 1963, pp. 3-4.

Traum, Happy.
Finger-Picking Styles for Guitar. New York: Oak Publications, 1966.

Waterman, Dick.
"John Hurt: Patriarch Hippie." Sing Out!, volume 17, number 1, February-March 1967, pp. 4-7.

 

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