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|The first instruction guide exclusively about this major innovator and stylist. It reveals Gary Davis' style of playing and hints about playing in Davis' own words.|
|His enthusiasm for the Reverend's powerful music started after seeing him on his first UK concert tour in 1964. Reverend Gary Davis, "Blind Gary Davis," born April 30, 1896 was an African American blues and gospel singer and guitarist.|
|An ordained minister, Rev. Davis often expressed a preference for gospel music, sometimes refusing to play the blues. In addition to transcribing all the songs in this collection, Stefan Grossman was also a student of Rev. Davis.|
|Reviews and rates the best recordings of 8,900 blues artists in all styles.|
|“Blind Gary Davis in North Carolina,” in Red River Blues, pp. 241–253. Urbana: |
University of Illinois Press, 1986. Bastin, Bruce. Reverend Gary Davis: Pure
Religion and Bad Company. USA: Smithsonian/Folkways SF-40035, 1991.
|LARRY DALE See New York CHARLES "COW COW" DAVENPORT See Boogie- |
Woogie BLIND REVEREND GARY DAVIS 1896-1972 | vocals, guitar, banjo,
harmonica, piano Along with Blind Blake" and Blind Boy Fuller,' Blind Reverend ...
|Newby, Black Carolinians, 151; Davis, Lyttleton interviews. 29. Newby, Black |
Carolinians, 49. 30. Annie Davis, Grossman interview. 31. Davis, Lyttleton
interviews; Shoumatoff, “The Reverend Gary Davis,” 34. 32. Samuel Charters,
Sweet as ...
|"I Belong to the Band" is the first extensive analytical examination of the music of guitarist/singer Reverend Gary Davis (1896-1972), whose vast repertoire and instrumental virtuosity made him a favorite performer and teacher during the ...|
|Davis died in his sleep at the age of 101 and was buried at the Jimmie Davis |
Tabernacle in Beech Springs, Louisiana. KEVIN S. FONTENOT DAVIS,
REVEREND GARY (BLIND GARY DAVIS) Reference and Further Reading Davis