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Blind Lemon Jefferson

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. July 1897, Wortham (Couchman), Texas, USA, d. December 1929, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jefferson was one of the earliest and most influential rural blues singers to record. He was one ...

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Jefferson, Blind Lemon - Blind Lemon Jefferson

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 176 words.

The scratchy, crackly records that preserve Blind Lemon Jefferson’s music have been subject to endless audio treatments and restorations. The

Jefferson, Blind Lemon

Robert A. Russell.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 543 words.

blues singer and guitarist. Born Lemmon Jefferson in Couchman, Texas, Blind Lemon Jefferson was the first commercially successful male blues

Jefferson, (“Blind”) Lemon

Eric Bennett.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 614 words.

Blind Lemon Jefferson was born on a farm near Couchman in Freestone County, Texas, where he spent his childhood. Although

Blind Lemon Jefferson (Blind Lemon Jefferson album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The scratchy, crackly records that preserve Blind Lemon Jefferson’s music have been subject to endless audio treatments and restorations. The sound on this Milestone compilation proves to...

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Jefferson, Blind Lemon

Steven C. Tracy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Strings. 1194 words.

Jefferson, Blind Lemon ( July 1897?– December 1929), blues singer-guitarist, was born on a small farm near Wortham, Texas, the son of Alec Jefferson and Classie Banks, farmers. Because...

Jefferson, (“Blind”) Lemon

Eric Bennett.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 614 words.

Blind Lemon Jefferson was born on a farm near Couchman in Freestone County, Texas, where he spent his childhood. Although his mature songwriting suggests a familiarity with the visual...

Jefferson, Blind Lemon

Steven C. Tracy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1136 words.

blues singer-guitarist, was born on a small farm near Wortham, Texas, the son of Alec Jefferson and Classie Banks, farmers. Because Jefferson was a poor, rural African American, few...

Jefferson, Blind Lemon (1897 - 1929), Blues Musician / Singer, Guitarist, Jazz Musician

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

blues singer and guitarist. Born Lemmon Jefferson in Couchman, Texas, Blind Lemon Jefferson was the first commercially successful male blues

Jefferson, Blind Lemon (1897 - 1929), Blues Musician / Singer, Guitarist, Jazz Musician

Robert A. Russell.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 537 words.

blues singer and guitarist. Born Lemmon Jefferson in Couchman, Texas, Blind Lemon Jefferson was the first commercially successful male blues recording artist, a founder of the Texas...

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. July 1897, Wortham (Couchman), Texas, USA, d. December 1929, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jefferson was one of the earliest and most influential rural blues singers to record. He was one ...

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See overview in Oxford Index

Jefferson, Blind Lemon

Steven C. Tracy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1136 words.

blues singer-guitarist, was born on a small farm near Wortham, Texas, the son of Alec Jefferson and Classie Banks, farmers.

Jefferson Blind Lemon

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 740 words.

b. July 1897, Wortham (Couchman), Texas, USA, d. December 1929, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jefferson was one of the earliest and

Jefferson, Blind Lemon

Paul Oliver.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 349 words.

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(b Couchman, TX, Sept 1897; d Chicago, 18/Dec 19, 1929). American blues singer and guitarist. His sight deteriorated in early childhood, and as a teenager he made a...

“Mosquito Moan” by Blind Lemon Jefferson

Robert K. D. Peterson.

in American Entomologist

April 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

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Jefferson, (Blind) Lemon (24 Sept 1893)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 463 words.

His sight deteriorated in early childhood, and as a teenager he made a living by singing in the streets of

Jefferson, Blind Lemon - King Of The Country Blues

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 193 words.

It’s easy to throw around superlatives when discussing important artists. It is not overstatement, however, to say that Yazoo’s King

King Of The Country Blues (Blind Lemon Jefferson album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

It’s easy to throw around superlatives when discussing important artists. It is not overstatement, however, to say that Yazoo’s King Of The Country Blues is the definitive compilation of...

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Hopkins, (“Lightnin'”) Sam

Eric Bennett.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 318 words.

Born in Centerville, Texas, Sam Hopkins met bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, whose talent as a performer inspired Hopkins to become

fatmouth n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 196 words.

1 (US black) a braggart, a boaster; the quality of being one.

1926 Blind Lemon Jefferson ‘Dry Southern

barrelhouse v. (US)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 297 words.

1 to frequent a cheap saloon or brothel.

1928 Blind Lemon Jefferson ‘Change My Luck Blues’ [lyrics] I said she