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Charley Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta

Robert Sacré


Fifty years after Charley Patton's death in 1934, a team of blues experts gathered five thousand miles from Dockery Farms at the University of Liege in Belgium to honor the life and music of the most influential artist of the Mississippi Delta blues. This book brings together essays from that international symposium on Charley Patton and Mississippi blues traditions, influences, and comparisons. Originally published by Presses Universitaires de Liège in Belgium, this edition has been revised and updated with a new foreword, new images added, and some chapters translated into English for the fi ... More

Keywords: Charley Patton, Mississippi Delta blues, twentieth century, recorded music, black musician, blues music

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781496816139
Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496816139.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Sacré, editor
University of Liége

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