38 relations: Artists and repertoire, Black people, Blind Joe Reynolds, Blind Roosevelt Graves, Blues, Blues Hall of Fame, Bo Carter, Charley Patton, Columbia Records, Decca Records, Demo (music), Farish Street Neighborhood Historic District, Gayle Dean Wardlow, Geeshie Wiley, Gennett Records, Ishmon Bracey, Jackson, Mississippi, Jimmie Rodgers (country singer), Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey, Mississippi, Mississippi Sheiks, Okeh Records, Paramount Records, PBS, Record shop, Robert Johnson, Robert Wilkins, Skip James, Son House, Sound recording and reproduction, The Soul of a Man, Tommy Johnson (musician), United States, Victor Talking Machine Company, Vocalion Records, White people, Willie Brown (musician), Wim Wenders.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and/or songwriters.
Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other given populations.
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"Blind Joe" Reynolds (1900 or 1904 - March 10, 1968), was an American singer-songwriter and blues guitarist.
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Roosevelt Graves (December 9, 1909, Meridian, Mississippi – December 30, 1962, Gulfport, Mississippi) was an American blues guitarist and singer, who recorded both sacred and secular music in the 1920s and 1930s.
Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
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The Blues Hall of Fame is a music museum located in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Armenter Chatmon (June 30, 1893 – September 21, 1964), known as Bo Carter, was an American early blues musician.
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Charley Patton (died April 28, 1934), also known as Charlie Patton, was an American Delta blues musician.
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Columbia Records is an American flagship recording label, under the ownership of Sony Music Entertainment, operating under the Columbia Music Group.
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Decca Records began as a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
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A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
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Farish Street Neighborhood Historic District is a historic neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, known as a hub for Black-owned businesses up until the 1970s.
Gayle Dean Wardlow (born August 31, 1940) is an American historian of the blues.
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Geeshie Wiley (sometimes rendered as Geechie Wiley) was an American female blues singer and guitar player.
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Gennett (pronounced with a soft G) was a United States based record label which flourished in the 1920s.
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Ishmon Bracey (January 9, 1901 – February 12, 1970) was an American blues singer and guitarist from Mississippi, considered one of the most important early delta blues performers.
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Jackson is the capital of and the largest city in the state of Mississippi.
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James Charles "Jimmie" Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933) was an American country singer in the early 20th century, known most widely for his rhythmic yodeling.
Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey is a 2003 various artists box set released on Hip-O Records.
Mississippi is a state located in the Southern United States.
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The Mississippi Sheiks were a popular and influential American guitar and fiddle group of the 1930s.
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Okeh Records began as the Otto Heinemann Phonograph Corp., a phonograph supplier, in 1916, branching out into phonograph records in 1918.
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Paramount Records was an American record label, best known for its recordings of African-American jazz and blues in the 1920s and early 1930s, including such artists as Ma Rainey and Blind Lemon Jefferson.
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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
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A record shop or record store is a retail outlet that sells recorded music.
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Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
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Robert Timothy Wilkins (January 16, 1896 – May 26, 1987) was an American country blues guitarist and vocalist, of African American and Cherokee descent.
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Nehemiah Curtis "Skip" James (June 9, 1902 – October 3, 1969) was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.
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Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. (March 21, 1902His date of birth is a matter of some debate. Son House himself alleged that he was middle-aged during World War I, and, more specifically, that he was 79 in 1965, which would mean that he was born around 1886. However, all legal records place his birth on March 21, 1902. – October 19, 1988) was an American blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing.
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Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical or mechanical inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.
The Soul of a Man is a 2003 documentary film, directed by Wim Wenders, as the second instalment of the documentary film series The Blues, produced by Martin Scorsese.
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Tommy Johnson (1896 – November 1, 1956) was an influential American delta blues musician, who recorded in the late 1920s, and was known for his eerie falsetto voice and intricate guitar playing.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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See The Victor Talking Machine Company was an American flagship record company headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.
Vocalion Records is an American record label active for many years in the United States and in the United Kingdom.
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White people is a racial classification specifier, depending on context used for people of Caucasian ancestry.
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Willie Lee Brown (August 6, 1900 – December 30, 1952) was an American blues guitar player and vocalist.
Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (born 14 August 1945) is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in New German Cinema.
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