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Negro music and America. Are. Big roll music in America an exploration of it and its impact on American culture. Here is your host for the series Tony look at Bach Jimi unseen the boogie woogie and blues pianist was a great creative figure in negro jazz in Chicago. He was a pioneer in Bowie and his pupils made love solos and Elbert Emmons went onto a public acclaim for their music that he did not receive until late in his life. Jimmy was a groundskeeper for the White Sox ballpark and with his wife Mama N.C. entertained at many Southside rent parties for the second time in this program series we will hear Jimi in Miami NC present make me a pallet on the floor the traditional blows from the south with the beautiful folk floating in the next row telling the story of a poor prostitute asking to be put up for the night. Make me a pallet on the floor.
Yeah. Rent parties for those who might be interested in knowing where held by the host or hostess in an effort to get enough money together to pay the rent. People brought their pigs feed their liquor and drop something into the head to help pay the rent. The maid looks new as a star pupil of Jimi's plays for us his own composition the honkytonk train blues. This brilliant piano description of a train driving through the lonely countryside has been
favorably compared with monikers Pacific 231 by classical musicians. It was a really great hit in the 30s. Next we hear Albert Emmons a protege of Jimmy's and a star protege played with Kansas City's beat Johnson the composition of their own the boogie woogie jump Ammons work as you can hear it in this number is full of exuberant force and power that achieves really excite BN and shows great technique. The boogie woogie jump. I am. I am.
I am. I am. I am. Jimmy NZ now concludes our program of South Side Chicago Beryl House of Blues with
its composition one of his most famous Yancey special. Next week for some of the wonderful blues as they are sung and played in Chicago today.
Negro music in America with Tony look and Bach presented transcribed by the SEIU Radio Network. As again next week as we continue our exploration of the negro and American music. This is the SEIU Broadcasting Service. This program was distributed by national educational radio. This is the national educational radio network.
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Negro music in America
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Producing Organization
WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program, the twenty seventh of thirty nine parts, presents various examples of African-American folk and jazz music.
Series Description
This series focuses on music created and performed by African-Americans, including folk, and jazz styles. This series is hosted by Anton Luckenbach of Carbondale, Illinois, who also gathered interviews in New Orleans for this series.
Broadcast Date
Race and Ethnicity
Media type
Host: Luckenbach, Anton
Producing Organization: WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 67-1-27 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:14:24
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