Karen Warren
Concert sponsor
Chico Schwall's American Roots
American Masters
The Music of Charlie Poole & Memphis Minnie
Wed, Nov 16, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Sheffer Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute
From the colonial period to the 21st century song makers in America have found plenty to sing about, and our music developed its own voice from the start. Anonymous folk singers, hymn composers, professional songwriters and singing performers have sought new paths and created new forms. A thread runs through the music of Stephen Foster (1826-64), Blind Willie McTell (1898-1959), Woody Guthrie (1912-67), Joni Mitchell (1943-) and others as they searched for authenticity and expression.
Event Personnel
Alli Bach
Corwin Bolt
Samuel Mitchell
Mark Schneider
Program
SET I
 Sweet Sunny South
(1840s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Milwaukee Blues
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 What's The Matter With The Mill
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Shootin' Creek
(1900s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Nothin' In Ramblin'
(1930s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 White House Blues
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S. - First recorded by Charlie Poole
Charlie Poole
 You Ain't Talkin' To Me
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Lynchburg Town
(1840s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Hoodoo Lady
(1920s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Leavin' Home
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
SET II
 It's Movin' Day
(1880s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Fingerprint Blues
(1920s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Moonshine
(1920s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Oh! Didn't He Ramble
(1902)
Words & music by Will Handy
Charlie Poole
 Jump, Little Rabbit
(1930s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 In My Girlish Days
(1920s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Tennessee Blues
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
 Luck Will Change Someday
(1930s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Memphis Minnie
 Take A Drink On Me
(1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Charlie Poole
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
traditional U. S., -
Will Handy, -
Charlie Poole, -
Ticket/Venue Info
American Masters Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20% 
A19.00  17.25  16.25  15.25  -  
B19.00  17.25  16.25  15.25  -  
C15.00  13.50  12.75  12.00  -  
Sheffer Recital Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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