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British Colloquial Links and the Blues
by Max Haymes
(converted to web format from the original old typescript by Alan White)


1.Eaton. Clement. "A History Of The Old South". MacMillan(2nd.Ed.).1966. First pub-1949.

2.White. Newman I. "American Negro Folk Songs". Harvard University Press.1928.

3.Sweet. Bradley. Notes to "Mississippi Blues, 1927-41" L.P. Yazoo L-1001. c.1969.

4.   "The English Dictionary". Penguin. 1973. First pub. 1965.

5.Mabon. Willie. "Beggar Or Bandit". Mabon(vo.pno.), Ernest Cotton(ten.), unk. bs., Bill Stepney(dms.). -/-/52.Chicago,Ill.

6.Lloyd.A.L. "Folk Song in England". Paladin. 1975. First pub. 1967.

7."Journal of the Folk-Song Society". Vol.III. 1908-09. Kraus Reprint.

8.Broadwood. Lucy. As above.

9.Latham. R.C. & W.Matthews. "The Diary Of Samuel Pepys-IV 1663". G.Bell & Sons Ltd. 1970.

10.Davies.R.T. "Medieval English Lyrics". Faber & Faber. 1987. First pub.1963.

11.Lincoln. Charlie. "Country Breakdown". Lincoln(vo.gtr.). 4/11/27. Atlanta,Ga.

12.Bob Barbecue. "Barbecue Blues". Barbecue Bob(vo.gtr.). 25/3/27. Atlanta,Ga.

13.Leadbitter. Mike. "Nothing But The Blues". Hanover. 1971. Interview between David "Honey Boy" Edwards and Pete Welding. June,1968.

14. "Folk Roots". Southern Rag Ltd. Dec.1989. Interview between David "Honey Boy" Edwards and Dave Peabody.

15.Copper. Bob. "Songs And Southern Breezes". 1973. First pub. 1954.

16.Hindley Charles. Ed. "The Roxburghe Ballads Vol.I". Reeves & Turner. London. 1873.

17.Barefoot Bill. "Snigglin' Blues". Barefoot Bill(vo.gtr.). 4/11/29. Atlanta Ga.

18."From Now On". Barefoot Bill(vo.gtr.). 4/11/29. Atlanta,Ga.

19.Higgins. Humphrey. Notes to "The Blues Of Alabama 1927-31". L.P. Yazoo L-1006. c.1966.

20.Partridge. Eric. "Dictionary Of Historical Slang". Penguin. 1986. First pub. 1937.

21.Byrd. John. "Billy Goat Blues". John Byrd(vo.gtr.). c.-/3/30. Grafton,Wis.

22."Old Timbrook Blues". John Byrd(vo.gtr.). c.-/3/30. Grafton,Wis.

23-Scott Sonny. "No Good Biddle". Sonny Scott(vo.gtr.,speech), Walter Roland (gtr.). 18/7/33. New York City.

24."Early This Morning". Sonny Scott(vo.gtr.), Walter Roland(pno.). 19/7/33. New York City.

25.Glen Emery. "Blue Blazes Blues". Emery Glen(vo.gtr.). 7/11/27. Atlanta,Ga.

26.McTell Blind Willie. "Dying Crapshooter's Blues". Blind Willie McTell(vo.gtr. speech). -/-/56. Atlanta,Ga.

27.McTell Blind Willie. "Bell Street Lightnin"'. Blind Willie McTell(vo.gtr.), Curly Weaver(gtr.). 21/9/33. New York City.

28.McTell Blind Willie. "Statesboro Blues". Blind Willie McTell(vo.gtr.). 17/10/28. Atlanta,Ga.

29.McTell Blind Willie. "Death Cell Blues". Blind Willie McTell(vo.gtr.,speech), Curly Weaver(gtr.). 19/9/33. New York City.

30.Barham. Rev. Richard H. "Ingoldsby Legends". Printed for the Booksellers. 1837.

31.Unknown singers. "Crow Jane Alley". acc. poss. Georgia Tom(pno.). -/-/28. Chicago?

32.Latham R.C. & W.Matthews. "The Diary Of Samuel Pepys-V 1664". G.Bell & Sons Ltd. 1970.

33."The Concise Oxford Dictionary". Fifth Ed.(Revised). Pub. by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Oxford University Press. 1970.

34."The Collins Dictionary and Thesaurus In One Volume". Collins. 1988. First pub. 1986.

35.Hanchant.W.L. "The Newgate Garland". Desmond Harmsworth. 1932.

36.Ashton. John. "Modern Street Ballads". Chatto & Windus. (Picadilly). 1888. 

37.Stewart. George R. "American Given Names". Oxford University Press. 1979.

38.Calt. Stephen. Nick Perls. Michael Stewart. Notes to "East Coast Blues 1926-35". L.P. Yazoo 1-1013.

39.Wheatstraw Peetie. "Cut Out Blues". Peetie Wheatstraw(vo.pno.), unk. gtr. 9/4/36. Chicago,111.

40.Jackson Bo Weavil. "Pistol Blues". Bo Weavil Jackson(vo.gtr.). c.-/8/26. Chicago,111.

41."Chambers English Dictionary". Cambridge. 1988. First pub. 1901.

42.Jacob.E.F. "The Fifteenth Century 1399-1485". Oxford, Clarendon Press. 1976. First pub. 1961.

43.Hassall W.O. Basil Blackwell. "Who's Who In History Vol.l. British Isles. 55 B.C.-1485". 1960.

44.Withycombe. E.G. "Oxford Dictionary of Christian Names". Third Ed. Clarend­on Press. 1977.

45.Owens. William A. "Texas Folk Songs". University Press in Dallas. 1950.

46.Fuller Blind Boy. "Where My Woman Usta Lay". Blind Boy Fuller(vo.gtr.). 12/7/37. New York City.

47.Broonzy Big Bill. "Just A Dream(On My Mind)". Big Bill Broonzy(vo.gtr.), Joshua Altheimer(pno.), Fred Williams(dms). 5/2/39. Chicago,Ill.

48.Washboard Sam. "Every Tub Stands On Its Own Bottom". Washboard Sam(vo. wbd.), prob.Horace Malcolm(pno.), Big Bill Broonzy(gtr.), prob.Leroy Bachelor(im.bs.). 16/1/41. Chicago,Ill.

49.Roche. Jacques. Notes to "Alabama Country Blues 1927-31". L.P. Origin OJL. 14. c.1965.

50.Sims Henry. "Tell Me Man Blues". Henry Sims(vo.vin.), Charlie Patton(gtr.). c.-/10/29. Grafton,Wis.

51.Waters Muddy. "Country Blues No.111. Muddy Waters(vo.gtr.). c.24-31/8/41. Stovall,Miss.

52.Gibson Clifford. "Levee Camp Moan". Clifford Gibson(vo.gtr.). 10/7/29. New York City.

53.McClennan Tommy. "Down To Skin And Bones". Tommy McClennan(vo.gtr.,speech). 12/12/40. Chicago,111.

54.Davis Walter. "Moonlight Is My Spread". Walter Davis(vo.pno.), prob. Henry Townsend(gtr.). 31/10/35. Chicago,Ill.

55.Hardy. Thomas. "The Darkling Thrush and other poems". Viking.

56.Coleman Jaybird. "Save Your Money Let These Women Go". Jaybird Coleman(vo. hca.). c.11/8/27. Birmingham,Ala.

57.Nettel. Reginald."Sing A Song Of England". (A Social History Of Traditional Song). 1954.

58.Black Ace. "Fore Day Creep". Black Ace(vo.gtr.). -/-/60. Fort Worth,Tex.

59.Thompson Edward. "West Virginia Blues". Edward Thompson(vo.gtr.). c.23/10/ 29. New York City.

60.Kelly Jane. Keady, Co.Armagh. from "The Folk-Songs Of Britain Vol.I(Songs of Courtship). L.P. Topic 12T157. 1961. Ed. A.L.Lloyd.

61.Palmer. Roy. "Everyman's Book of English Country Songs". J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd. 1979.

62.Holloway. John. Joan Black. "Later English Broadside Ballads. Vol.2." 1975.

63.Richards. Sam. Tish Stubbs. "The English Folksinger". William Collins Sons and Co. Lt . 1979.

64.Memphis Minnie. "Can I Do It For You?" Memphis Minnie(vd.gtr.), Kansas Joe (vo.gtr.). 21/2/30. Memphis,Tenn.

65.Purslow. Frank. "The Wanton Seed More English Folk Songs". E.F.D.S.,Pub. Ltd. c.1968.

66.Anonymous writer. Notes to "The Mellstock Quire". L.P. Forest Tracks FT 3016. 1980.

67.Jefferson. Blind Lemon. "Hangman's Blues". Blind Lemon Jefferson(vo.gtr., speech). c.-/8/28. Chicago,Ill.

68.Palmer. Roy. "The Oxford Book of Sea Songs". Oxford University Press. 1986.

69. "Encyclopedia Americana Vol.3." Grolier Inc. 1986. New York. First pub. 1829.

70.Welding. Pete. Notes to "Blind Lemon Jefferson". 2x L.P.'s. Milestone M­47022. 1974.

71.Oliver. Paul. "Songsters & Saints". Cambridge University Press. 1984.

72.Ledbetter Huddie. (Leadbelly). "The Gallis Pole". Leadbelly(vo.gtr.,speech). 1/4/39. New York City.

73.Karpeles. Maud. "The Crystal Spring". Oxford University Press. 1987.

74.Pyles. Thomas. John Algeo. "The Origins And Development Of The English Language". HBJ. San Diego,Ca. 1982. First pub. 1964.

75.Discographical details of post-war recordings from: Notes to "Blues Roots‑Vol.6" L.P. Green Line. GCH 8099. Milton W.Maldon & co. And notes to "Black Ace". L.P. Arhoolie F1003. Paul Oliver. 1961. And notes to "Last Session-‑Blind Willie McTell". I.P. Prestige HBS 8008. Sam Charters. 1982.

76.Discographical details of pre-war recordings from "Blues & Gospel Records 1902-1943". R.M.W.Dixon & J.Godrich. Storyville (3rd.Ed. Fully revised). 1982.

77.All Blues transcriptions by Max Haymes.

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