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  Bukka White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White (November 12, 1909– February 26, 1977) was a delta blues guitarist and singer born near Houston, Mississippi.
Bukka himself is remembered as a player of National Steel guitars.
White was, later in life, also friends with fellow musician Furry Lewis.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bukka_White   (718 words)

  
 Bukka White, Mississippi blues musician, born Booker T. Washington White
Bukka's mother, Lula White, was the daughter of a preacher and often exposed her children to various hymns (Evans and Hurley 147).
In 1937, White was imprisoned for assault at Parchman Farm, the Mississippi Penitentiary.
A recollection of Bukka White by Arne Brogger.
www.shs.starkville.k12.ms.us /mswm/MSWritersAndMusicians/musicians/BWhite.html   (1271 words)

  
 Bukka White - Music Downloads - Online
When Bukka White was 14 he spent some time with an uncle in Clarksdale, Mississippi and passed himself off as a 21-year-old, using his guitar playing as a way to attract women.
Bukka White proved a model prisoner, popular with inmates and prison guards alike and earning the nickname "Barrelhouse." It was as "Washington Barrelhouse White" that White recorded two numbers for John and Alan Lomax at Parchman Farm in 1939.
White was a sharp dresser, in the prime of health, was a compelling entertainer and raconteur, and clearly enjoyed being the center of attention.
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 Bukka White
Booker T. Washington White (aka Bukka White) was born on a farm near Houston, Mississippi on November 12,1909.
Bukka did an electrifying performance of this on the Vastapol Masters of The Country Blues DVD, complete with a trick playing style more often associated with Jimi Hendrix than a Delta Bluesman (This DVD also Features Eddie "Son" House).
In 1947 Bukka had given a young cousin, Riley King a Red Stella Guitar, Riley went on to be known as The Beale St. Blues Boy, B.B. King.
www.slidingdelta.com /bluesmen/bukkawhite2.html   (567 words)

  
 Trail of the Hellhound: Bukka White
During the summer of 1937, White shot an assailant in the thigh and was sentenced to Parchman Farm.
White's post-Parchman success was short-lived, however, as a stint in the U.S. Navy during World War II curtailed his playing.
Like Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, and Son House, White was rediscovered during the 1960s "blues revival," and was once again celebrated for his slide guitar, throaty holler, and inspired compositions.
www.cr.nps.gov /delta/blues/people/bukka_white.htm   (390 words)

  
 TBH, Bukka White
Booker T. Washington White was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi, in 1902.
Bukka's "office" was located about two blocks away.
Bukka White was not a man to trifle with.
www.thebluehighway.com /bukka.html   (921 words)

  
 Bukka White
Bukka was born Booker T. Washington White to John White and Lula Davison in Houston, Mississippi on November 12, 1906.
Bukka got hold of a makeshift guitar and in the evenings, after working long days in the fields, he played music; however, his uncle broke this guitar because he kept being awakened by Bukka's late playing.
Bukka was 70 years old when he became ill with cancer.
www.cascadeblues.org /History/BukkaWhite.htm   (1063 words)

  
 Bukka White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bukka White is born 12 November 1906 in Houston, Mississippi.
After shooting a jealous husband at a dance in Prairie in 1937, Bukka is sent to Parchman Farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary, while in prison he gets a visit from Alan Lomax of the Library of Congress Archive of Folk Song in 1939, and he records Bukka playing 'Poor Boy' and 'Sic 'Em Dogs On'.
Bukka White dies of cancer in Memphis on 26 February 1977.
www.john-meekings.co.uk /bwhite.html   (267 words)

  
 BUKKA WHITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bukka's first released recording, however, was religious and advertised in 1930 as
Bukka White to the infamous Parchmen Farm for two years.
Bukka White showed up with a sheaf of songs which were revamps of current blues hits.
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 Bukka White
The Panama Limited was a featured part of Bukka's repetoire until his death and is is probably one of the best "train" songs ever recorded.
Bukka does an electrifying performance of this on the Vastapol Masters of The Country Blues Video, complete with a trick playing style more often associated with Jimi Hendrix than a Delta Bluesman.
When Fahey and Denson did find Bukka, they immediately recorded him in his Memphis boardinghouse room and a few months later Bukka White was a recording artist with a new career playing the Coffee House/Folk Festival circuit.
www.slidingdelta.com /bluesmen/bukkawhite2x.html   (384 words)

  
 Bukka White music CDs
Bukka White`s mother, Lula White, was a preachers daughter and often sang hymns to her children.
The year of 1937 was a mixed one for Bukka White, he was imprisoned for shooting a man in the leg at the infamous Parchman Prison Farm, this however did not stop him from playing music.
Bukka White will be remembered for his unique guitar sound and the poetic personal qualities of his songs that reflected the experiences that he had throughout his life, such as depression-induced sleepiness, prison life and preoccupations with death that were contrasted with a celebration of living.
www.document-records.com /show_article.asp?articleID=230   (986 words)

  
 Bukka's Jitterbug Swing by Bukka White: Reviews
Bukka White recorded the material on this disc between 1930 and 1940, and offers an excellent account of his pre-World War II output.
Indeed, although White won legions of fans on his "re-discovery" (and with good reason), many people would argue that he never bettered his earliest recordings.
White's slide guitar work is not only superb but justifiably legendary, and on many songs (such as the magnificent "Fixin' To Die Blues")...
www.mp3.com /tracks/4449245/reviews.html   (140 words)

  
 Bukka White : Parchman Farm Blues - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
A man of pride, White surely wanted to feel that he was doing his best work artistically in the present, not back in his younger days.
White tried very hard in his later years and made some excellent new recordings, but he was often at a loss to fulfill expectations, especially in front of live audiences.
In terms of the musical styles that White employed, they are all here: The basis for every single song he ever recorded, if not the song itself, is included among these 14 tracks.
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 Blues Lyrics On Line: BUKKA WHITE
Booker T. Washington White was born in 1909 in Houston, Mississippi (not Texas); he died in 1977.
These are collected on the CD "The Complete Bukka White" in the Roots 'n' Blues series.
Bukka White had a raw, rasp-like singing voice which, along with his driven delivery and guitar playing, lent many of his songs a special, almost hypnotic atmosphere.
www.geocities.com /BourbonStreet/Delta/2541/blbwhite.htm   (326 words)

  
 Bukka White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bukka White was born November 12, 1909, near Houston, MS.
Fortunately for Bukka, a relative worked in the Aberdeen Post Office and wasted no time calling Memphis with news of what appeared to be a money-making opportunity.
Bukka was soon united with Denson and Fahey and found himself touring the country, playing before enthusiastic audiences, drinking good whiskey and enjoying the company of pretty women.
www.adelphirecords.com /blues/9903.html   (232 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Complete Bukka White: Music: Bukka White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Using the simplest melodies as his canvas, Delta bluesman Bukka White painted vivid pictures of his own life in the rural South, punctuating his words with a highly percussive steel-guitar attack.
Booker White (his name was misspelled by the label) sang in a loud, very rough baritone voice, and played his steel-bodies National guitar like a stringed drum, and he penned some truly classic country blues tunes.
Bukka is a down and dirty blues man he sounds nonthing like those religous Victor recordings on this cd.
www.amazon.com /gp/product/B0000028PN   (1218 words)

  
 The Fahey Files - Fellow Travelers
In 1963 he was "discovered" by blues enthusiasts Ed Denson and John Fahey, and White was then introduced to a whole new (and mainly white) audience on the folk festival, coffee house, and concert circuit.
Bukka White had a raspy voice for his songs, one that alternated with his other "voice", his guitar.
The combination of White's two voices places him both squarely within the blues tradition, and in his own niche - that is the beauty of his music.
www.johnfahey.com /pages/mates.html   (2796 words)

  
 Booker White
Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White was born in Houston, Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
The notoriety of that song led two blues enthusiasts, John Fahey and Ed Denson, to trace Bukka to his place in Memphis.
In the aftermath Bukka White became the darling of the folk music scene, playing colleges and festivals.
courses.dce.harvard.edu /~musie139/bukka1.html   (212 words)

  
 Bukka White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bukka White's powerful pre-war recordings inspired a posse of blues fans to search the South for him.
Unlike some of his contemporaries, Bukka was thrilled to be "rediscovered," since his passion for music had never diminished.
Dialup users who are hardcore Bukka fans might prefer to download the link for the larger file, which is about 1.74Mb for just over a minute in playing time.
www.adelphirecords.com /video/BukkaWhite.html   (214 words)

  
 Shunt - the Official Recoil Website - Recoil Collaborators - Bukka White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Booker T. Washington White, from Aberdeen, Mississippi, was born in 1906.
He gave himself to these sessions with an almost relentless determination and despite the passage of time, there had been almost no change in Bukka's style; he hadn’t slowed his picking and the songs still had their powerful, raw edge.
The years that passed since 1964 were often unsettled, often insecure but for Bukka White, the singing never stopped.
www.recoil.co.uk /afiles/coll/bukka.htm   (174 words)

  
 Bukka's Jitterbug Swing by Bukka White: Song Music Downloads
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "Bukka's Jitterbug Swing" on album The Panama Limited.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from Bukka White.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "Bukka's Jitterbug Swing" on album The Panama Limited.
www.mp3.com /tracks/4449245/dl_streams.html   (115 words)

  
 Shout! Factory - Bukka White - Big Daddy
Bukka White goes down in history as having hits both musically as a bluesman and as a pitcher in the Negro Leagues.
He met and studied under Delta blues legend Charley Patton as a young man and later recorded tracks for Alan Lomax and the Library of Congress.
This Biograph recording was White’s last, recorded three years prior to his death.
www.shoutfactory.com /selection/102/Bukka_White_Big_Daddy.html   (106 words)

  
 Bukka White
Bukka White - vocals and guitar or piano (plus Big Willie Wayne - washboard on 1 and 7).
His ability to improvise at the drop of a hat was exploited to the full here, resulting in seven long, extraordinary songs.
Songs of travel, women, gambling, religion and music develop over White's mesmerically rhythmic guitar and, on two tracks, piano.”;
www.arhoolie.com /titles/323.shtml   (103 words)

  
 MTV | Bukka White - CD's, Albums, Tracks
Bukka White (true name: Booker T. Washington White) was born in Houston, Mississippi (not Houston, Texas) in 1906 (not any date between 1902-1905 or 1907-1909, as is variously reported).
Somewhere along the line, White came in contact with Delta blues legend Charley...
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 VH1.com : Bukka White : Artist Main
Add a link to your "Bukka White" fan site on VH1.com!
He got his initial start in music learning fiddle tunes from...
Check out Bukka White's movie page to watch trailers, see photos, find out about upcoming film projects and more!
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 Illustrated Bukka White discography
And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.
at the Municipal Shell, Overton Park, Memphis, Saturday, July 20th, 1968; Bukka White, voc, g with Jim Crosthwaite, washboard; M.C.: Jim Crosthwait; prod.
Bukka White: voc, g; Robert Brown (Washboard Sam), washboard
www.wirz.de /music/whitebuk.htm   (1713 words)

  
 Masters of the Country Blues - Son House and Bukka White
Masters of the Country Blues - Son House and Bukka White (1991)
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Masters of the Country Blues - Son House and Bukka White to receive a rating.
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 White Bukka Tabs: 9 Tabs Total @ 911Tabs - Tabs Search Engine
White Bukka Tabs: 9 Tabs Total @ 911Tabs - Tabs Search Engine
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 Shock Records - BUKKA WHITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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