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Patton, Charley, 1891-1934


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    • us: Patton, Charlie, 1891-1934
    • us: Masked Marvel, 1891-1934
    • us: Peters, Charley, 1891-1934
    • us: Hadley, J. J., 1891-1934
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    • Patton, Charley, 1887-1934
  • Sources

    • found: His Charley Patton [SR] 1982:label (Charley Patton) container spine (Charlie Patton)
    • found: LC data base, 7-23-87(hdg.: Patton, Charley, 1887-1934)
    • found: Int. dict. of Black composers, 1999(Patton, Charley; b. ca. Apr. 1891, between Bolton and Edwards, Miss., d. Apr. 28, 1934, Holly Ridge, Miss.; Charlie Patton)
    • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus.(Patton, Charley; b. ca. 1887, ?Bolton, MS, d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, MS; blues singer and guitarist)
    • found: Southern, E. Bio. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians(Patton, Charley; b. 1887, near Edwards, Miss., d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, Miss.; bluesman)
    • found: Southern, E. The music of black Americans, c1997:p. 370 (Charley Patton) p. 374 (Charlie Patton (1881?-1934))
    • found: Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 1993(Patton, Charley; b. Apr. 1891, Edwards, Miss., d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, Miss.; some historians believe he was born in 1881)
    • found: Harris, S. Blues ww, c1979(Patton, Charley/Charlie; aka The Masked Marvel, Charley Peters; b. 1887, Edwards (Hinds Co.), MS, d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, MS)
    • found: Grove music online, Mar. 11, 2008(Patton, Charley; b. c1891, nr. Bolton, MS; d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, MS; American blues singer and guitarist)
    • found: Encyc. of the blues, 2006(Patton, Charley (or Charlie); b. Apr. 1891, Edwards, MS; d. Apr. 28, 1934, Heathman Plantantion nr. Indianola, MS; blues performer)
    • found: Encyc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed.(Patton, Charley; b. May 1, 1891, Bolton, Miss.; d. Apr. 28, 1934, age 43, Indianola, Miss.)
    • found: Patton, C. Screamin' and hollerin' the blues [SR] p2001:label (The Masked Marvel; Patton; Charley Patton) program booklet, p. 8 (b. Apr. 1891 according to 1900 U.S. Census, between Bolton and Edwards, MIss.) p. 23 (d. Apr. 28, 1934 at age 43)
    • found: American primitive. Vol. 1 [SR] 1997?:insert (Elder J.J. Hadley (Charley Patton))
    • found: Raw pre-war gospel (1926-36) [SR] 1997?:insert (J.J. Hadley, vocals)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Patton, Charley; blues musician / singer, guitarist, jazz musician; born in April 1891 near Edwards, Mississippi, United States; early songs include, Pony Blues, Banty Rooster Blues, and Maggie; other early pieces were, Mississippi Boweevil Blues and Green River Blues; engaged by Paramount Records (1929); recorded commercial success, High Water Everywhere; recorded a session for Paramout along with Willie Brown, singer and guitarist Eddie 'Son' House Jr., and pianist Louise Johnson; recorded four songs, one of which was Dry Well Blues; played through latest blues, 34 Blues and High Sheriff Blues, but also recorded Oh Death and Troubled 'bout My Mother; honors include, the Revenant Records complete recordings reissue won three Grammy awards, including Best Historical Album and Best Liner Notes (2003); died 28 April 1934 in Indianola, Mississippi, United States)
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    • ML420.P323
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    • [Individual was a Grammy awardee.]
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    • 1987-07-23: new
    • 2017-10-12: revised
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