DeadLists Project Song Names

Source Material & References

The following resources have been used whilst compiling the Deadlists Project song information or are suggested as further sources of information about the songs, composers and performers mentioned therein.

Only books and web sites are included below. A third type of resource, LP/CD sleeve notes & labels, has been invaluable.

The list in in two parts. The first includes general reference and other material. The second alphabetic section includes material specific to particular performers, song writers, songs or musical genres.

Web sites come and web sites go. The web site addresses listed below existed at the time the research was underway.

 

General

Book


American Song : The Complete Musical Theatre Companion 1877-1995
Ken Bloom,
Schirmer Books 1996 (2nd Edition)
Vol 1 (A-S):
ISBN 0028704843

Vol 2 (T-Z & Indexes):
ISBN 0028645723



Behind The Song - The Stories of 100 Great Pop and Rock Classics
Michael Heatley with Spencer Leigh
Blandford 1998
ISBN 0-7137-2651-2



Beneath the Diamond Sky - Haight-Ashbury 1965-1970
Barney Hoskyns
Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN 0 7475 3327 X


 

Black White and Blue
Tony Russell
Studio Vista Ltd
ISBN 289.79832.92


Broadside - Songs of Our Times from the Pages of Broadside Magazine, Volume 1
Oak Publications 1964
L of C Catalogue Card # 64-66370


Encyclopedia of Hits - The 1960's
Davis McAleer
Blandford 1996
ISBN 0-7137-2609-1


Every Chart-Topper Tells A Story - The Sixties
Sharon Davis
Mainstrean Publishing 1997
ISBN 1 85158 836 1


Good Rockin' Tonight - Sun Records & The Birth Of Rock 'N' Roll
Colin Escott with Martin Hawking
Virgin Books 1992
ISBN 0 86369 573 6


Halliwell Film Guide 7th Edition,
Palladin Grafton Books,1989,
ISBN 0-586-08894-6


Last Train To Memphis - The Rise Of Elvis Presley
Peter Guralnick
Abacus 1995
ISBN 0 349 10651 7


Mystery Train,
Greil Marcus
4th Ed, Penguin Books 1991
ISBN 0 14 01.4720 9


The Oxford Dictionary Of Nursery Rhyme,
Ed. Iona & Peter Opie
Oxford University Press 1958


The Parlour Song Book - A Casquet Of Vocal Gems
Ed. Michael R Turner & Antony Miall
Michael Joseph Ltd 1972
ISBN 7181 0381 5


Popular Music : An Annotated Index Of American Popular Song
Ed. Nat Shapiro,
Adrian Press, 1965-73
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 64-23761
Vol 1. 1950-59
Vol 2. 1940-49
Vol 3. 1960-64
Vol 4. 1930-39
Vol 5. 1920-29
Vol 6. 1965-69

RED MusicMaster 7th Edition,
RED Publishing Ltd,
ISBN 1 900105 04 7


The Rockin' 50's
Arnold Shaw
Da Capo Press, 1987
ISBN 0-306-80301-1


Roots and Rhythm Guide To Rock,
Frank Scott. Al Ennis et al,
a capella books, 1993,
ISBN 1.55652.154.5


Songsters & Saints - Vocal Tradition On Race Records
Paul Oliver
Cambridge University Press 1984
ISBN 0 521 26942 3


Tracks 4th Edition,
Music Master,
ISBN 0 904520 73 0


Who Sang What In Rock'n'Roll,
Alan Warner,
Blandford, 1990,
ISBN 0-7137-2089-1


Who Wrote That Song,
Dick Jacobs and Harriet Jacobs
2nd Ed. Writers Digest Books, 1994,
ISBN 0-89879-639-3


Web

All-Music-Guide
http://205.186.189.2/amg/music_Root.html

ASCAP - ACE on the Web
http://www.ascap.com/ace/ace.html

BMI Music Repertory Database
http://bmi.com/repertoire/

Both Sides Now - Discographies
http://www.bsnpubs.com/discog.html

Cdnow - Internet music store
http://www.cdnow.com/cgi-bin/mserver/redirect/leaf=

National Music Publishers Association WebPages
http://www.nmpa.org

PDinfo - Music In The Public Domain
http://ne1.bright.net/pdinfo/pdm2/

Yahoo Music Index
http://www.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/

 

Allman Brothers Band

Web

Hitting The Web With the ABB
http://www.netspace.org/allmans/

Official Site
http://www.epiccenter.com/EpicCenter/docs/artistupdate.qry?artistid=6

ABB Listserv Home Page
http://www.kardworx.com/abblist/

 

Baez, Joan

Web

Joan Baez Official Web Site
http://baez.woz.org/

Folk Book Index for Joan Baez
http://www.execpc.com/~henkle/fbindex/b/baez_joan.html

Joan Baez/Dylan Pages
http://www.yi.com/home/HelfertManfred/baez.htm

Richard L. Hess's Joan Baez Web Pages
http://www.mindspring.com/~rlhess/music/joan000.htm

 

Band, The

Web

Jan Hoiberg's WWW Page On The Band
http://www-ia.hiof.no/~janh/TheBand.html

 

Beach Boys

Web

Beach Boys page with sessionography and discography
http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d416bb/bb/index.html

Web Page for Brian Wilson
http://www.cabinessence.com/brian/

 

Beatles

Book

The Ultimate Beatles Encyclopedia
Bill Harry
Virgin Books 1992
ISBN 0 86369 681 3


Web

There are many web sites with information about the Beatles. The Yahoo or Ultimate Band List index pages are probably the best place to start.

Yahoo Beatles Index
http://www.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/Artists/By_Genre/Rock_and_Pop/Beatles_The/

 

Belafonte, Harry

Web

Harry Belafonte Discography
http://w1.844.telia.com/~u84405227/harry.htm#bm1248

 

Berry, Chuck

Web

The Chuck Berry Home Page
http://shell.ihug.co.nz/~mauricef/frame9.htm

Chuck Berry Page
http://www2.colgate.edu/diw/pegg/chuck.html

 

Blues

Book

Blackwell Guide To Blues Records,
Ed. Pauls Oliver
Basil Blackwell Ltd 1989,
ISBN 0-631-16516-9


Blues of the Record
Paul Oliver
The Baton Press 1984
ISBN 0 85936 153 5


Crying For The Carolines
Bruce Bastin
Studio Vista Ltd 1971
ISBN 289.70210.0


Nothing But The Blues
Lawrence Cohn et al
Abbeville Press 1993
ISBN 1-55859-271-7


The History Of The Blues - The Roots, The Music, The People From Charley Patton To Robert Cray
Francis Davis,
Secker & Warburg 1995
ISBN 0 436 20185 2


Web

The Blue Flame Cafe
http://www.surfin.com/TheBlueFlameCafe/

The Blue Highway
http://thebluehighway.com/

 

Bluegrass

Book

Bluegrass : An Informal Guide
Richard D Smith
a cappella books 1995
ISBN 1-55652-240-1


Bluegrass Breakdown
Robert Cantwell
De Capo Press 1992
ISBN 0-306-80495-6

 

Byrds

Web

Byrd's Nest
http://www.waxing-eloquent.com/byrds/


Byrdwatcher - A Field Guide to the Byrds of Los Angeles
http://ebni.com/byrds/

Jonathan's Byrd's Page
http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Palms/2522/byrds.html

 

Leroy Carr

Web

Leroy Carr page
http://www.io.com/~tbone1/blues/bios/carr.html

 

Cash, Johnny

Web

The Official Johnny Cash Site
http://www.johnnycash.com

Dr. Mellow's Johnny Cash Page
http://mh004.infi.net/~drmellow/country/artists/cash/

Another Johnny Cash Site
http://www.users.csbsju.edu/~sjfische/Cash.html

 

Cotten, Elizabeth

Web

Biographical Information - Elizabeth Cotton
http://cvrc.med.upenn.edu/~greenberg/bi-cott1.html

Libba Cotton
http://www.surfin.com/TheBlueFlameCafe/Libba_Cotten.html

Remembering Elizabeth Cotton
http://www2.polarnet.com/~eclectic/v1n1/nonfiction/demerlee.html

 

Country Music

Book

The Billboard Book Of Number One Country Hits
Tom Roland
Guiness Publishing Ltd 1991
ISBN 0-85112-987-0


Blackwell Guide To Country Recordings,
Ed. Bob Allen
Basil Blackwell Ltd 1992,
ISBN 0-631-19106-2


Country
Nick Tosches
Charles Scribner's Sons 1985
ISBN 0-684-18395-5

Country Music Recorded Prior To 1943 - A Discography Of LP Reissues
Compiled by Willie Smyth, Preface by Norm Cohen
JEMF Special Series No. 14
The John Edwards Memorial Forum

In The Country Of Country,
Nicholas Dawidoff,
Faber & Faber, 1997,
ISBN 0-571-19174-6


Web

Cowpie songs
http://www.roughstock.com/cowpie/cowpie-songs/

Great American Country Home Page
http://www.countrystars.com/index.html

Roughstock's History Of Country Music
http://www.roughstock.com/history/index.html

 

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Web

The Dutch CCR Tribute Page
http://www.cybercomm.nl/~wdwbest/jfmain.htm

 

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Web

CSN Website
http://www.alpha.nl/CSN/

 

Crowell, Rodney

Web

The Rodney Crowell Web Site
http://it.stlawu.edu/~mdoyle/rodney/rodney.html

 

Davis, Miles

Book

Miles Davis - A Critical Biography,
Ian Carr,
Quartet Books,
ISBN 0-7043-2273-0

 

Diddley, Bo

Book

Bo Diddley : Living Legend,
George White
Castle Communication
ISBN 1 86074 130 4


The Complete Bo Diddley Sessions
George R White
George R White Publications 1993
ISBN 0 9519888 0 8


Web

BO DIDDLEY - The Originator
http://originator_2.tripod.com/

 

Dixon, Willie

Book

I Am The Blue : The Willie Dixon Story,
Willie Dixon with Don Snowden,
Quartet Books,
ISBN 0 7043 2707 4

 

Donovan

Web

Donovan - Open Road
http://www.dur.ac.uk/~d416bb/don/index.html

 

Dylan, Bob

Book

Bob Dylan
Anthony Scaduto
Helter Skelter Publishing 1996
ISBN 1-900924-00-5


Dylan Behind Closed Doors, The Recording Sessions 1960-1994,
Clinton Heylin
Penguin Books 1996,
ISBN 0-14-025749-7


Invisible Republic - Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes,
Greil Marcus,
Picador, London, 1997,
ISBN 0 330 33623


Web

As with the Beatles there are many web sites with information about the Bob Dylan. The Yahoo or Ultimate Band List index pages are probably the best place to start.

Yahoo Dylan Index
http://www.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/Artists/By_Genre/Rock_and_Pop/Dylan_Bob/

Roots, Routes and Ramblings
http://www.yi.com/home/HelferManfred/index.htm

 

Everly Brothers

Book

Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back
Roger White
Plexus Publishing Ltd 1984
ISBN 0-85965-099-5


Web

Peter Aarts Everly Brothers Page
http:/home.pi.net/~paats/padisco.html

The Everly Brothers International Home Page
http://www.xs4all.nl/~owjasonb/

 

Funiculi Funicula / Luigi Denza

Web

Virtual Museum of Neapolitan Song (song lyrics)
http://www.intecs.it/net/virtual.museum/it_home.htm

PlanetItaly : Culture- Song - Neapolitan
http://www.planetitaly.com/culture/song/neapolitan.html

 

Gaye, Marvin

Book

Divided Soul : The Life Of Marvin Gaye
David Ritz,
Omnibus Press 1991,
ISBN 0.7119.4895.X


Web

What's Going On
http://members.tripod.com/~sledgewich/marvin.htm

Tribute To Marvin Gay
http://www.calvin.edu/~cdykho15/marvin.html

 

Grateful Dead

Book

Box Of Rain : Lyrics 1965-1993,
Robert Hunter
Penguin Books 1993,
ISBN 0 14 01.3451 4


DeadBase IX, The Complete Guide To Grateful Dead Song Lists,
Scott, JW, Dolgushkin, M and Nixon, S,
DeadBase 1995
ISBN 1-877657-18-2


Garcia
The Editors of Rolling Stone
Little, Brown and Company 1995
ISBN 0-316-87963-0


Goin' Down The Road : A Grateful Dead Travelling Companion,
Blair Jackson,
Harmony Books 1992
ISBN 0-517-58337-2

The Grateful Dead and the Deadheads - An Annotated Bibliography
David G Dodd and Robert G Weiner
Greenwood Press
1997
ISBN 0-313-30141-7


Web

Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics
http://www.uccs.edu/~ddodd/gdhome.html

Grateful Dead Song And Lyric Finder
http://www3.clearlight.com/~acsa/intro.htm

Roots of The Grateful Dead
http://www.taco.com/roots/

 

Guthrie, Woody

Book

Woody Guthrie, A Life
Joe Klein,
Ballantine Books 1982


Web

The Woody Guthrie Pages
http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/~davida/woody.html

 

Haggard, Merle

Web

Country Music's Living Legend...Merle Haggard
http://www.geocities.com/Nashville/1510/

Merle Haggard Official WebSite
http://www.TheHag.com/

 

Hawkins, Dale

Web

Dale Hawkins Page
http://tdm.net/dale/

 

Holly, Buddy

Book

Rembering Buddy,
John Goldrosen and John Beecher
Omnibus Press, 1987,
ISBN 0.7119.5702.9


Web

The (Completely) Unauthorized Buddy Holly Discography

Rave On - Unofficial Buddy Holly Page
http://206.151.68.40/kdwilt/

 

Hopkins, Lightnin'

Web

Lightnin' Hopkins entry at Blue Flame Cafe
http://www.blueflamecafe.com/Lightnin_Hopkins.html

 

Jefferson Airplane

Web

Jefferson Airplane Home Page
http://grove.ufl.edu/~number6/Jefferson.Airplane/airplane.html

 

Johnson, Robert

Book

Searching for Robert Johnson
Peter Guralnick
Secker & Warburg, 1990
ISBN 0436199998


Web

Blue Flame Cafe entry
http://www.blueflamecafe.com/Robert_Johnson.html

The Robert Johnson Notebooks
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MUSIC/rjhome.html

Robert Johnson RealAudio
http://members.xoom.com/gooberpyle/Blues.html

 

Jones, George

Web

The Official George Jones Country Home Page
http://iwshome.com/possum/

 

King, B. B.

Web

The King Of The Blues Home Page
http://prairie.lakes.com/~jkerekes/

 

Leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter)

Web

The Leadbelly Web
http://cycad.com/cgi-bin/Leadbelly/index.html

 

Leiber/Stoller - Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Web

The Legacy of Leiber and Stoller
http://www.there1.com/leiber.html

 

Little Richard

Web

Little Richard News
http://home.kolumbus.fi/timrei/lre.htm

 

Loretta Lynn

Web

The Loretta Lynn Page
http://www.ols.net/~cass/Loretta.html

 

Louie Louie

Web

The Louie Louie Page
http://www.via.nl/users/tdg/louie1.html

The Louie Report
http://www.netuser.com/~erp/louie_louie.html

 

Monroe, Bill

Book

Bluegrass 1950-1955 Bill Monroe
Charles K Wolfe & Neil V Rosenberg
Bear Family Publications 1989

 

Morrison, Van

Book

Van Morrison : Too Late To Stop Now,
Steve Turner
Viking Penguin 1993
ISBN 0-670-85147-7


Web

Van Morrison Home Page
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/~hayward/van/van.html

 

New Orleans/Neville Brothers & Related Sites

Web

New Orleans Music News / Louisiana Music Archive
http://www.satchmo.com/nolavl/nomusic.html

The Unofficial Neville Brothers WebPage
http://www.his.com/~georgeg/neville.html

Neville Web: The Official Neville Brothers Home Page
http://www.nevilles.com/home.html

ikoiko.com - A Subterranean Guide To New Orleans Music
http://www.ikoiko.com/

 

Owens, Buck

Web

Buck Owens Unofficial Home \Page
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/5040/home.htm

 

Quicksilver Messenger Service/John Cippolina

Web

Shady Grove - Quicksilver Messenger Service
http://www.penncen.com/quicksilver/

John Cippolina
http://www.trope.com/cipollina/

 

Reed, Jimmy

Web

Jimmy Reed Blue Flame Cafe entry
http://www.blueflamecafe.com/Jimmy_Reed.html

 

Robbins, Marty

Web

Kristy's Marty Robbins Page (with excellent discography)
http://members.aol.com/kkcowgirl/mrobbins.htm

Unofficial Marty Robbins Page
http://www.albany.net/~coollz/marty.htm

 

Rodgers, Jimmie

Book

Jimmie Rodgers
Nolan Porterfield
University Of Illinois Press 1992
ISBN 0-252-06268-X

 

Simon, Paul

Web

The Unofficial Paul Simon Web Site
http://www.best.com/~rlai/Paul-Simon/index.shtml

Simon & Garfunkel Page
http://www3.mistral.co.uk/rkent/

 

Soul Music

Book

Blackwell Guide To Soul Recordings,
Ed. Robert Pruter
Basil Blackwell Ltd 1993,
ISBN 0-631-18595-X

 

Traditional/Folk/Old Time Music

Book

American Ballads & Folk Songs
John A Lomax & Alan Lomax
Dover Publications 1994
(Orig. published 1934)
ISBN 0-486-28276-7


American Folk Tales & Songs
Compiled by Robert Chase
Dover Publications Inc 1971
ISBN 0-486-22692-1


Ancient & Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads &c
Collected by David Herd 1776
Scottish Academic Press 1972
ISBN 0 7011 1970 5


A Bibliography of North American Folklore and Folksong
Charles Hayward, Constable & Co., 1961
Vol 1
ISBN 0-486-20797-8
Vol 2
ISBN 0-486-20798-6


Carry It On
Pete Seeger & Bob Reisner
Blandford Press 1986
ISBN 0 7137 1854 4


English Folk Songs From The Southern Appalachians Collected by Cecil Sharp,
Ed. Maud Karpelis
Oxford University Press 1966


English Folk Songs, Selected Edition
Cecil J. Sharp
Novello And Company Ltd 1959


Folk Music in Britain, Ireland and the USA
Clive D. Griffin
Dryad Press Ltd, London
1989
ISBN 0 8521 9795 0


Folk Songs Collected by Ralph Vaughn Williams
Ed. Roy Palmer
JM Dent 1983
ISBN 0 460 04558 X


Gennett Records of Old Time Tunes - A Catalog Reprint
The John Edwards Memorial Foundation at the Folklore & Mythology Center
University of California, Los Angeles, 197?


Old Time String Band Songbook,
Eds. Mike Seeger, John Cohen, Holly Wood Stephenson,
Oak Publications 1976
ISBN 0-8256-0179-7


(Originally published as The New Lost City Ramblers Songbook1964)

Ozark Folksongs
Vance Randolph
Edited & Abridged by Norm Cohen
University Of Illinois Press 1982
ISBN 0-252-00952-5


Southern Mountain Folksongs
Compiled & edited by W. K. McNeil
August House Publishers Ltd 1993
ISBN 0-87483-285-3


The Traditional Tunes Of The Child Ballads, Vol II
Bertrand Harris Bronson
Princeton University Press, 1962
LC Card 57-5468


Travellers' Songs From England & Scotland
Ewan McColl & Peggy Seeger
Routledge & Keegan Paul 1977
ISBN 0-7100-8436-6


Web

The Digital Traditions Folksong Database
http://www.deltablues.com/folksearch.html

Folk Music : An Index To Recorded Resources
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
http://Milton.mse.jhu.edu:8001/research/folkindex/

Folkbook - An Online Acoustic Music Establishment
http://www.cgrg.ohio-state.edu/folkbook/

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
http://www.si.edu/folklife/folkways/

The Traditional Ballad Index
Robert B. Waltz & David G. Engle
http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/BalladIndexTOC.html

 

Traffic / Spencer Davis Group / Steve Winwood

Book

Winwood : Keep On Running, The Steve Winwood Story,
Chris Welch with Steve Winwood,
Omnibus Press 1989,
ISBN 0.7119.1468.0


Web

Spencer Davis Group Page
http://www.webcom.com/gsmmedia/spencer/

 

TV Themes

Web

Unofficial Addams Family WebSite
http://www.addamsfamily.com/index.html

Alfred Hitchcock Presents
http://www.primenet.com/~mwc/tvhitch.html

The Fifth Dimesion (The Twilight Zone Home Page)
http://www.simplenet.com/contents.html

 

Waters, Muddy

Web

Muddy Waters Blue Flame Cafe entry
http://www.blueflamecafe.com/Muddy_Waters.html

 

Watson, Doc

Web

Ballads From Deep Gap
http://www.geocities.com/Nashville/3448/index/html

Doc Watson On The Web
http://www.greensboro.com/nronline/projects/link.html

Doc Watson - American Folk Muisc Legend
http://sunsite.unc.edu/doug/DocWat/DWCover.html

MerleFest Home Page
http://www.merlefest.org/

 

Williams, Hank

Book

Hank Williams - The Biography
Colin Escott, with George Merritt and William MacEwan
Little, Brown & Company 1994
ISBN 0-316-24986


Web

Hank Williams Sr Page
http://www.cmgww.com/music/hank/hank.html

 

Williamson, Sonny Boy (I)

Web

Blues Web - Sonny Boy Williamson I
http://www.island.net/~blues/johnlee.html

John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
http://home.t-online.de/home/w-lorenz/

 

Williamson, Sonny Boy (II) (aka Rice Miller)

Web

Sonny Boy Williamson II Page
http://www.sonnyboy.com/

 

Wolf, Howlin'

Web

Bull Cow Moanin' At Midnight - A Tribute To Howlin' Wolf
http://www.novia.net/~cedmunds/

Howlin' Wolf Blue Flame Cafe entry
http://www.blueflamecafe.com/Howlin_Wolf.html

Howlin' Wolf page with sessionography and discography
http://nicom.com/~machare/wolf/

 

Zevon, Warren

Web

Warren Zevon Page
http://www.eecs.tulane.edu/www/Morris.Ashley/zevon.html


 

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