Interview conducted by author Jere Nash with Sam Waggoner, a former Central District Highway Commissioner, in the process of writing Mississippi Politics: The Struggle for Power, 1976-2006. Topics covered include Waggoner's background; 1986...
Dutch one-man-band Shakey Sam; Simon Viestra--known professionally as Shakey Sam--was born in Franeker, Holland in May 1950, and [he] has built a strong reputation in Europe with his uniquely authentic blues performance.
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: caricature of an African American couple embracing, as an African American male stands by staring at them; photo insets of the African American composer/singers in blackface; description reads ""the swell coon laughing success""
Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941; United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century; United States. Congress. Senate.; New Deal, 1933-1939; Taxation -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character);
Excellent guide, Pat. Couldn't give any better advice. C.K. Berryman, Evening Star, 1938.
From left to right rear: Elma Chatman (wife of Sam Chatman), Mattie Williamson Thurman (widow of Sonny Boy), Willard McMurry. Seated front row: Libby Thompson Watson, Bobby Ray Watson (both are Sam's proteges). In the middle: Sam Chatman
Yazoo Pays: Yazoo Records is continuing with its program of finding forgotten country bluesmen to voluntarily pay them the royalties due them. In many cases, this will be the first time they have received any remuneration for their services. ...