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Broonzy, Big Bill

also:

 Broomsley, Big Bill   (Source: 1)
 Broonzy, William Lee Conley  birth name

blues singer, guitar, vocals, blues guitar, guitar, vocals


born: 26 Jun 1893 Scott, Mississippi / state, USA Source: 2  

born: 26 Jun 1898 Source: 3  
born: 26 Jun 1893 Scott, Mississippi / state, USA Source: 4  
born: 18 Aug 1893 Source: 5  
born: 26 Jun 1893 Scott, Mississippi / state, USA Source: 6  

died: 14 Aug 1958 Chicago, Illinois / state, USA Source: 2  
died: 15 Aug 1958 Source: 4  
died: 15 May 1958 Source: 7  
died: 15 Aug 1958 Chicago, Illinois / state, USA Source: 6  

date of Variety obit: 20 Aug 1958  

active: 1940 Source: 8  

The Music Sack has 152 items with information about Big Bill Broonzy
The first 100 are listed below (to view all 152 items click here)


 1999

Personenindex

p. 482-514 In:
Rauhaut, Birgit
Rauhut, Michael
Amiga : die Diskographie aller Rock- und Pop-Produktionen 1964-1990; mit uber 1500 teilweise farbigen Abbildungen
Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, 1999, 575 p.

Number of People : 3,286


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1996

Cochran, Robert
Our own sweet sounds
A celebration of popular music in Arkansas
Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1996, 140 p.

Number of People : 19


 1995

Bourgoin, Suzanne M.
Contemporary musicians volume 13
Edited by Suzanne M. Bourgoin
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1995, 322 p.

Number of People : 57


 1994

Blues-Les incontournables
Turin: Citanes Jazz Productions, 1994, 237 p.

Number of People : 99


 1994

Douse, Cliff
The guitarist book of guitar players
Ely, Cambridgeshire: Music Maker Books, 1994, 145 p.

Number of People : 461


 1994

Gregory, Hugh
1000 Great guitarists : rock, jazz, country, funk ...
London: Balafon Books, 1994, 164 p.

Number of People : 984


 1994 Source: 4

Sonnier, Austin M.
A guide to the blues : history, who's who, research sources
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994, 287 p.

Number of People : 346


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1992

Schmitz, Alexander
Jazzgitarristen
Oreos, 1992, 405 p.

Number of People : 173


 1992

Debord, Brigitte
Herzhaft, Gerard
Encyclopedia of the blues
Translated by Brigitte Debord
Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1992, 513 p.

Number of People : 338


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1990

Arniac, Jean-Pierre
Encyclopedie du blues
Photographies de Jean-Pierre Arniac
Paris: Segherss, 1990

Number of People : 358


 1989

Les grandes voix du jazz
Paris: Editions de l'Instant, 1989, 126 p.

Number of People : 64


 1989 Source: 6

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

Barlow, William
Looking up at down
The emergence of blues culture
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989, 404 p.

Number of People : 83


 1989

Moll, Dieter
Das Buch des Blues
Konigswinter: Heel, 1989, 245 p.

Number of People : 22

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1989

Country Blues-Biographien

p. 161 In:
Moll, Dieter
Das Buch des Blues
Konigswinter: Heel, 1989, 245 p.

Number of People : 94


 1988

Index To Musicians

p. 233-252 In:
Mitchell, Jack
Australian jazz on record 1925-80
Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Services, 1988, 337 p.

Number of People : 2,359


 1987

Floyd, Samuel A. Jr.
Black music biography : an annotated bibliography
White Plains, New York: Kraus International Publications, 1987

Number of People : 87


 1987

Ertl, Franz
Soul-Diktionar
Koln: Wilhelm Herbst Verlag, 1987, 180 p.

Number of People : 161


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1986 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985

Papo, Alfredo
Big Bill en Barcelona.
Solo Blues [Spain] 1, no. 2 (Fall 1985):18-19.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Broonzy, William Lee Conley
Bruynoghe, Yannick
Big Bill Blues (Big Bill Blues, franz.)
Paris: Ludd 1985. 212 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Artist Index

p. 707-732 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Chess labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983., 2 v. (xvi, 733 p.) p.

Number of People : 2,211


 1982

Rye, Howard
Big Bill 1927 to 1947.
Collector's Items no. 11 (April 1982):9-12.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Broonzy, Big Bill
Truth about the Blues.
Living Blues no. 55 (Winter 1982-83):17-20.

Number of People : 1


 1982

O'Neal, Jim
Broonzy, Big Bill
Bruynoghe, Yannick
Special Big Bill Broonzy : Chicago Blues Feature.
Living Blues no. 55 (Winter 1982-83):4-23.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Big Bill Broonzy
Living Blues no. 55 (Winter 1982-83):4-23.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1981

Pastonesi, Marco
Un bluesman del Mississippi : Big Bill Broonzy.
Musica Jazz [Italy], no. 2 February 1981):11-14.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Hodes, Art
Sittin' in.
down beat, vol. 28, April 13, 1981. p. 44

Number of People : 1


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980 Source: 8

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Paulin, Don
Das Folk-Music-Lexikon
Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch, 1980

Number of People : 82


 1979 Source: 7

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Harris, Sheldon
Blues who's who
A biographical dictionary of blues singers
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1979, 775 p.

Number of People : 560


 1979 Source: 5

Powrozniak, Jozef
Gitarrenlexikon
Berlin: Verlag Neue Musik, 1979, 185 p.

Number of People : 773


 1979

Hudtwalcker, Olaf
Erinnerungen an Big Bill Broonzy.
German Blues Circle Info [W. Germany] no. 34 (July 1979):20-22.

Number of People : 1


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1978

Summerfield, Maurice J.
The jazz guitar : its evolution and its players
Newcastle, England: Ashley Mark Publishing Co., 1978

Number of People : 113

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1977

Broonzy, William "Big Bill"
Baby I Done Got Wise

p. 57-60 In:
Hansen, Chadwick
Hodes, Art
Selections from the gutter : jazz portraits from the Jazz Record
Edited by Art Hodes and Chadwick Hansen
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977, 233 p.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Hodes, Art
Big Bill

p. 57 In:
Hansen, Chadwick
Hodes, Art
Selections from the gutter : jazz portraits from the Jazz Record
Edited by Art Hodes and Chadwick Hansen
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977, 233 p.

Number of People : 1


 1976

Milton, Donald
Baggelaar, Kristin
The folk music encyclopaedia
Donald Milton
London: Omnibus Press, 1976

Number of People : 282


 1975

Jones, M.
Memories af Broonzy.
Melody Maker, vol. 50, December 6, 1975. p. 38

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Blues guitarists : From the pages of Guitar Player magazine
Saratoga, California: Guitar Player Productions, 1975, 72 p.

Number of People : 19


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1973

A gallery of the greats
BMI, no. 1, 1973, p. 4-13
       Note: An examination of great musicians in rhythm and blues during the past sixty years.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Gleason, Ralph J.
Perspectives : the Presence of Legends in a Funky Hall.
Rolling Stone, no. 140, August 2, 1973. p. 7

Number of People : 1


 1973

Terkel, Studs
Big Bill's Last Session.
Guitar Player 7, no. 3 (April 1973):20, 41-44.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Lornell, Kip
Big Bill Broonzy 1930s Blues
Biograph BLP-C15, 1973

Number of People : 1


 1973

Mann, Woody
Six Black Blues Guitarists
New York: Oak, 1973. 112 p.
      Rev.:
Sing Out! 22, no. 4 (1973):51
      Rev.:
Guitar Player 8 (July 1974):55.

Number of People : 6


 1972

Chronique des Disques : Portrait in Blues.
Jazz Hot, no. 282, April 1972. p. 24

Number of People : 1


 1971

Bogaert, Karel
Blues Lexicon : blues, Cajun, boogie woogie, gospel
Antwerp: Standaard Uitgeverij, 1971, 480 p.

Number of People : 556


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1970

Groom, Bob
Big Bill Broonzy.
Blues World [England] no. 33 (August 1970):7-9.

Number of People : 1


 1970

Welding, Pete
Big Bill Reconsidered.
Saturday Review, vol. 53, February 14, 1970, p. 62-63
       Note: Included in this examination of Broonzy is a partial list of his works.

Number of People : 1


 1970

Welding, Pete
Blues 'n' Folk : the Young Big Bill Broonzy : Big Bill's Blues.
down beat, vol. 37, February 19, 1970. p. 22

Number of People : 1


 1969

Oliver, Paul
The Young Big Bill Broonzy 1928-1935.
Jazz Monthly, no. 173, July 1969, p. 20-21
       Note: Discussion of some of Broonzy's earlier recordings.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Astbury, R.
Big Bill Broonzy on Archive of Folk Music.
Matrix, no. 86, December 1969. p. 11

Number of People : 1


 1969

A gallery of the greats
BMI, Summer 1969, p. 25
       Note: Focus on top musicians in rhythm and blues.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Williams, M.
Epic II and Others.
Saturday Review, vol. 52, January 25, 1969. p. 56

Number of People : 1


 1968

Korner, A.
A Guide to Blues Guitar.
Melody Maker, vol. 43, February 17, 1968. p. 17

Number of People : 1


 1968

Jones, M.
Magnificent Seven.
Melody Maker, vol. 43, January 13, 1968. p. 8

Number of People : 1


 1965

Testoni, G.C.
Il Mondo del Blues.
Musica Jazz, vol. 21, June 1965, p. 24-26

Number of People : 1


 1965

Huyton, T.
Big Bill's Blues.
Matrix, no. 57, February 1965. p. 18-19

Number of People : 1


 1965

Lawless, Ray Mckinley
Folksingers and folksongs in America
A handbook of biography, bibliography
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965, 750 p.

Number of People : 242


 1965

Testoni, G.C.
Il Mondo del Blues.
Musica Jazz, vol. 21, November 1965. p. 14-16

Number of People : 1


 1964

Bruynoghe, Yannick
Broonzy, William
Big Bill Blues, William Broonzy's Story
As told to Yannick Bruynoghe
New York: Oak Publications, 1964, c1955

Number of People : 1


 1964

Randle, Bill
Big Bill Broonzy : Last Session.
ABC TV Hootenanny 1, no. 2 (April 1964):24-25, 68-69.

Number of People : 1


 1962

Yurchenco, Henrietta
Three Giants of Folk Music.
Sing Out, vol. 12, no. 3, 1962. p. 57

Number of People : 1


 1962

Voce, Steve
Big Bill in Concert.
Jazz Journal, vol. 15, March 1962. p. 8-10

Number of People : 1


 1961

"Bill Broonzy Story" Set a Standout Contribution to History of the Blues.
Variety, vol. 223, June 21, 1961. p. 51

Number of People : 1


 1961

Hentoff, Nat
Wild Bill's Last Date : Bill Broonzy Story.
Reporter, vol. 24, April 13, 1961. p. 43-44

Number of People : 1


 1961

Hentoff, Nat
A Life in the Blues.
HiFi/Stereo Review, vol. 7, August 1961, p. 73
       Note: Recording of "The Bill Broonzy Story."

Number of People : 1


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1960 Source: 1

Charters, Samuel Barclay
The country blues
London: Michel Joseph, 1960, 203 p.

Number of People : 11


 1960

Vreede, M.E.
A Discography of Georgia Tom and his Associates.
Matrix, no. 31, October 1960, p. 3-22
       Note: Broonzy was an associate of Thomas A. Dorsey.

Number of People : 1


 1959

Stewart-Baxter, Derrick
Blues in the Country.
Jazz Journal [England) 12, n. 4 (April 1959): 3-4.

Number of People : 1


 1959

Bruynoghe, Yannick
Mes Blues, Ma Guitare et Moi
Les Souvenirs de Big Bill Broonzy.
Jazz Magazine, vol. 5, February 1959, p. 32-34

Number of People : 1


 1959

Bruynoghe, Yannick
Mes Blues, Ma Guitare et Moi
Les Souvenirs de Big Bill Broonzy.
Jazz Magazine, vol. 5, March 1959. p. 22-25

Number of People : 1


 1959

Bruynoghe, Yannick
Mes Blues, Ma Guitare et Moi
Les Souvenirs de Big Bill Broonzy.
Jazz Magazine, vol. 5, January 1959, p. 37-39

Number of People : 1


 1959

Stewart-Baxter, Derrick
Blues in the Country.
Jazz Journal, vol. 12, April 1959. p. 3-4

Number of People : 1


 1959

Bruynoghe, Yannick
Mes Blues, Ma Guitare et Moi
Les Souvenirs de Big Bill Broonzy.
Jazz Magazine, vol. 5, May 1959. p. 27

Number of People : 1


 1958

Asbell, B.
The Whisper of Big Bill Broonzy.
Melody Maker, vol. 33, February 8, 1958. p. 13

Number of People : 1


 1958

Komer, A.
Big Bill Broonzy : Some Personal Memories.
Jazz Journal, vol. 11, March 1958. p. 1

Number of People : 1


 1958

Best of the Blues.
Time 72, no. 9 (September 1958) :39.

Number of People : 1


 1958

Charity Concert in March.
Melody Maker, vol. 33, February 1, 1958. p. 2

Number of People : 1


 1958

500 Pounds "Blues" for Broonzy.
Melody Maker, vol. 33, August 23, 1958. p. 1

Number of People : 1


 1958

[Big Bill Broonzy - obituary]
Variety, vol. 211, August 29, 1958. p. 79

Number of People : 1


 1958

Gold, D.
Big Bill Broonzy.
down beat, vol. 25, February 6, 1958. p. 15-16

Number of People : 1


 1958

Jones, M.
The Last of a Line.
Melody Maker, vol. 33, August 23, 1958. p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1958

Big Bill Broonzy Interviewed by Studs Terkel.
Jazz Journal, vol. 11, May 1958. p. 33-36

Number of People : 1


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