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Patton, Charley, 1891-1934

LC control no.n 87113954
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LC classificationML420.P323 Biography
Personal name headingPatton, Charley, 1891-1934
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Variant(s)Patton, Charlie, 1891-1934
Masked Marvel, 1891-1934
Peters, Charley, 1891-1934
Hadley, J. J., 1891-1934
Patton, Charley, 1887-1934
Biography/History noteIndividual was a Grammy awardee.
LocatedUnited States
Birth date1891-04
Death date1934-04-28
Place of birthEdwards (Miss.)
Place of deathIndianola (Miss.)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Singers Guitarists Jazz musicians
Found inHis Charley Patton [SR] 1982: label (Charley Patton) container spine (Charlie Patton)
LC data base, 7-23-87 (hdg.: Patton, Charley, 1887-1934)
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)
New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Patton, Charley; b. ca. 1887, ?Bolton, MS, d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, MS; blues singer and guitarist)
Southern, E. Bio. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians (Patton, Charley; b. 1887, near Edwards, Miss., d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, Miss.; bluesman)
Southern, E. The music of black Americans, c1997: p. 370 (Charley Patton) p. 374 (Charlie Patton (1881?-1934))
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)
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)
Grove music online, Mar. 11, 2008 (Patton, Charley; b. c1891, nr. Bolton, MS; d. Apr. 28, 1934, Indianola, MS; American blues singer and guitarist)
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)
Encyc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Patton, Charley; b. May 1, 1891, Bolton, Miss.; d. Apr. 28, 1934, age 43, Indianola, Miss.)
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)
American primitive. Vol. 1 [SR] 1997?: insert (Elder J.J. Hadley (Charley Patton))
Raw pre-war gospel (1926-36) [SR] 1997?: insert (J.J. Hadley, vocals)
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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