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Bracey, Ishman, 1901-1970


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  • Variants

    • Bracey, Ishmon, 1901-1970
    • Adams, Ishmael, 1901-1970
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1899-01-09,1900-01-09,1901-01-09]
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1970-02-12
    • Birth Place

        Byram (Miss.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Jackson (Miss.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Males
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  • Sources

    • found: His Ishman Bracey [SR] 198-?:label (Ishman Bracey) container (Ishmon Bracey; b. 1-9-1901 or 1900; d. 1970 at age 70 in Byram, Hinds Co., Miss.)
    • found: Canned heat blues, p1992:container (Ishman Bracey) notes, p. 10 (b. 01-09-01; d. 02-12-70)
    • found: AmeriGrove(hdg.: Bracey, Ishmon [Ishman], 1901-1970)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 2, 2018(Ishmon Bracey; born January 9, 1899 or 1901, Byram, Mississippi; died February 12, 1970, Jackson, Mississippi; sometimes credited as Ishman Bracey and also known as Ishmael Adams; American Delta blues singer-guitarist)
    • found: Ishmon Bracey discography, WWW site, viewed April 2, 2018(Ishmon Bracey (a/k/a Ishman Bracey); born January 9, 1901 in Byram, Mississippi; died February 12, 1970 in Jackson, Mississippi; according to his wife, the artist's first name was Ishmon, not Ishman; however, it appears that he was most often credited on his recordings as "Ishman") - https://www.wirz.de/music/bracefrm.htm
    • found: Eagle, Bob. Blues, ©2013:page 215 (Ishman Bracey (Ishmael Adams); born January 9, 1899, Byram, Hinds County, Mississippi; died February 12, 1970, Jackson, Mississippi; registered for service in 1918 as Ishmon Bracey)
    • found: Santelli, Robert. The big book of blues, ©2001(Bracey, Ishman (aka Ishmon Bracey); born January 9, 1901, Byram, Miss.; died February 12, 1970, Jackson, Mississippi; early Mississippi Delta blues singer and guitarist)
    • found: Encyclopedia of the blues, 2006(Bracey, Ishmon; born January 9, 1901, Byram, MS; died February 2 [sic], 1970, Jackson, MS; singer-guitarist; first recorded as Ishman Bracey; he is usually associated with Tommy Johnson)
    • found: Social Security death index, accessed via Genealogy Bank WWW site, April 2, 2018(Ishmon Bracey; born 1900; died 1970; state of last residence: Mississippi; state issued: Mississippi)
    • found: Mississippi Blues Trail WWW site, April 2, 2018(Ishmon Bracey; born January 1899, Byram, Mississippi; according to census records; died February 12, 1970, Jackson, Mississippi; one of the earliest blues musicians from Mississippi to make recordings) - http://www.msbluestrail.org/blues-trail-markers/ishmon-bracey
    • found: OCLC database, April 2, 2018(usage of both Ishman Bracey and Ishmon Bracey occurs, but the former greatly predominates)
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-08-06: new
    • 2018-04-03: revised
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