William Lee Conley Broonzy

Also known as: Big Bill Broonzy
LC Name Source: LC Name Authority File
Appears in 57 items.
Title Contributor(s) Date Track
Big Bill Broonzy 1952 Contributor: Broonzy, William… May 1, 1952
Blues In the Mississippi Night interviews 1947 Contributor: Williamson, John Lee (…; Contributor: Chatman, Peter (Memphis…; Contributor: Broonzy, William… Mar 2, 1947
In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town (false start) Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 1
In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 2
I Get The Blues When It Rains Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 3
Joe Turner Blues Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 4
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about Joe Turner Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 5
Joe Turner Blues (fragment) Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 6
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about the language and origins of the blues, Southern black identity, and blues musicianship Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 1
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about the record industry and playing in bands Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 2
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about the similarities between American blacks and the people of France Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 3
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about why he loves the blues, reading and writing, pride, and black unity Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 4
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about privilege, jealousy, disloyalty, and violence among Southern blacks Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 5
Interview with Big Bill Broonzy about black men and white women, sex, and relationships Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan May 13, 1952 6
Stackalee Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Unidentified piano boogie (I) Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on his childhood, learning guitar, and working as a musician Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 3
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on playing music for black audiences Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on his career in the army Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on his career and segregation in the army Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on racism in and leaving the South Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on migration to and work in Chicago Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on his early recording and song-writing career Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on receiving royalties and the company he kept Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on Memphis Minnie, Lonnie Johnson, and Blind Blake Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on Leroy Carr, Tampa Red, Georgia Tom Dorsey, and Blind Lemon Jefferson Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on working as a musician in New York City Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on railroad and levee gangs, work songs, and leaving the army Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on racism and amorous relationships Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Commentary by Big Bill Broonzy on his mother and fighting Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Black, Brown, And White Blues Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Life Is Like That (test) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 3
Unidentified boogie (test) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 4
Life Is Like That Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 5
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about the origins of the blues (part 1) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about the origins of the blues (part 2) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 2
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy and Sonny Boy Williamson about work songs from the swamps and bottomlands Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
I Could Hear My Name A-Ringin' Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about the blues (I) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 3
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about levee camps and Southern prisons Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about levee camps and Southern prisons / Levee camp song fragments Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 2
Yonder Come Alberta Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 3
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about the blues (II) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 4
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about levee camps and camp bosses Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 5
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about Charlie Houlin, food in levee camps and prison farms, and violence between workers Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about violence between workers, card sharks, and dudes Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 2
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about interracial violence and sexual desire Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about chain gangs and prison camps Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Story of Captain Mack and a conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about the worth of African Americans Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about a racist plantation owner and Prince Albert tobacco Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about ugly men (part 1) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about ugly men (part 2) Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Stories about mean and double-jointed men Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about double-jointed and even-handed men Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 2
Conversation with Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, and Sonny Boy Williamson about bear hunting, rabbit hunting, chasing chickens, and old-time religion Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee… Mar 2, 1947 1
Dirty jokes Performer: Williamson, John Lee (…; Performer: Chatman, Peter (Memphis Slim…; Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 2
Unidentified guitar instrumental (fragment) Performer: Broonzy, William Lee…; Recordist: Lomax, Alan Mar 2, 1947 3