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Mississippi John Hurt

Philip R. Ratcliffe

Mississippi John Hurt

his life, his times, his blues

by Philip R. Ratcliffe

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blues musicians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.

    StatementPhilip R. Ratcliffe
    SeriesAmerican made music series, American made music series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.H986 R37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914902M
    ISBN 101617030082, 1617030090
    ISBN 109781617030086, 9781617030093
    LC Control Number2010050419
    OCLC/WorldCa679919641

    The Music of Mississippi John Hurt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Transcriptions in notation and tablature plus the origi /5(4). Guitar (fingerpicking) - Intermediate The Guitar of Mississippi John Hurt Volume 1. Composed by Mississippi John Hurt. Saddle-stitched, Blues, Solos. Grossman Audio. Style. Book and online audio. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MBM).

    The Guitar of Mississippi John Hurt Book + Online Audio - Grossman's Guitar Workshop: Mel Bay When John Hurt was rediscovered in , he was presented with a very rare opportunity to expand and re-write his musical legacy, late in life. And he did just . Mississippi John Hurt Biography by Bruce Eder + Follow Artist. Early country blues legend whose warm, amiable sound and longevity also made him a major figure during the '60s blues revival. Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography.

    Mississippi John Hurt was born March 8, in Carroll County, Mississippi. There is dispute over exactly where he was born, but the most likely spot is Avalon, near Greenwood. Hurt’s interest in music started early. When he was just nine, his mother bought him a Black Anne guitar for $, and in a short time, he had taught himself to play. Mississippi John Hurt played the song in A major (though he sometimes tuned down the guitar, as he did in a recording by Tom Hoskins on the Rounder label). In A, the eight-bar form goes like this: D7 (IV), A7 (I), E7 (V), and A7 (I), two measures per chord.


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Mississippi John Hurt provides this legendary creator's life story for the first time. Biographer Philip Ratcliffe traces Hurt's roots to the moment his mother Mary Jane McCain and his father Isom Hurt were freed from slavery.

Anecdotes from Hurt's childhood and teenage years include the destiny-making moment when his mother purchased his first Cited by: 1.

Audio clips of Mississippi John Hurt playing each transcribed song are available via a download link. If you re a fan of Mississippi John Hurt s Mississippi John Hurt book, The Guitar of Mississippi John Hurt - The Rediscovery Years will give you the most complete 5/5(3).

This book covers most if not all of Mississippi John Hurt's songs (26 songs total). This is essentially the same book as the older Stefan Grossman's Masters of Country Blues Guitar, The Music of Mississippi John Hurt, Edited by Aaron Stang. The two CDs are very high quality recordings of live performances, possibly not available elsewhere/5(38).

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Hurt got in one more full album, The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt, released posthumously, but even better was the record assembled from his final sessions, Last Sessions, also issued after his death; these songs broke new lyrical ground, and showed Hurt's voice and guitar to be as strong as ever, just months before his death.

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This is a terrific book. Full of factual detail and full of s: bought an instructional DVD for Mississippi John Hurt as well, but use this book far more often.

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Born in Avalon, Mississippi, John Hurt would come to personify the region’s sound with his rustic fingerstyle playing after being “rediscovered” in time for the s folk and blues revival. But Hurt first recorded in and his tale extends far beyond his stints on college campuses and the festival circuit.

The Mississippi John Hurt Guitar Tab Book by Max Nachlinger. Contents Ain’t No Tellin’ - 3 Avalon Blues - 4 Baby What’s Wrong With You. - 6 Big Leg Blues - 8 Candy Man Blues - 10 Frankie - 15 Got The Blues (Can’t Be Satisfied) - 17 If You Don’t Want Me - 19 Let The Mermaids Flirt With Me -   Tom Feldmann talks to Stefan Grossman about his memories of Mississippi John Hurt.

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This book covers most if not all of Mississippi John Hurt's songs (26 songs total). This is essentially the same book as the older Stefan Grossman's Masters of Country Blues Guitar, The Music of Mississippi John Hurt, Edited by Aaron Stang.

The two CDs are very high quality recordings of live performances, possibly not available elsewhere/5(45). Winner, Best History, Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound ResearchWhen Mississippi John Hurt () was "rediscovered" by blues revivalists inhis musicianship and recordings transformed popular notions of prewar country blues.

At seventy-one he moved to Washington, D.C., from Avalon, Mississippi. A great, well researched book. Full of facts about Mississippi John Hurt I've not read anywhere else. In reading this book, I got the feeling that I was getting as close to knowing the real MJH as one can without actually meeting the fellah.

Highly recommended for all MJH and delta blues fans/5(31). Mississippi John Hurt / transcr. Stefan Grossman. Guitar Book & CD. The Early Masters of American Blues series provides the unique opportunity to study the true roots of modern blues.

Stefan Grossman, noted roots-blues guitarist and musicologist, has compiled this fascinating collection of 26 songs legendary blues guitarist Mississippi John ry: Guitar Method or Supplement. Mississippi John Hurt - John Henry John Smith Hurt (March 8, – November 2, ), better known as Mississippi John Hurt, was an American country blues s.

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Phil has been working on this biography for years. He has been busy digging up new and lost information as well as traveling the States to interview John Hurt's students, family, and friends.

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