Florence Mills

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Florence Mills

Born: Florence Winfrey January 25,1896, Washington D.C.

Died: November 1, 1927 New York City

Vaudeville, Blues, Blues Singer, Jazz, Jazz Singer, Dancer, Cabaret Singer, Comedian

10’s, 20’s

Queen of Happiness,  Harlem’s Little Blackbird

The Mills Sisters, The Panama Trio

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The Panama Trio w Cora Green and Bricktop 1916-1917 http://www.florencemills.com/

http://www.florencemills.com/dancer.htm

http://www.florencemills.com/singer.htm

Discography:

List of Shows:

http://www.florencemills.com/music_and_shows.htm

Street Swing:

http://www.streetswing.com/histmai2/d2flomills.htm

Videos:

Footage Of Florence Dancing?:

Footage of her Sister Maude:

Duke Ellington’s Black Beauty – Written for Florence:

Art Villa:

http://www.artvilla.com/florence-mills-women-jazz-musicians/

Shelf 3D:

http://shelf3d.com/kUF5pgO8jzU#03 I Am Craving for That Kind of Love (from SHUFFLE ALONG)

Anoomi:

http://www.anoomi.com/index.php?ytq=florence+mills&action=search

W.E.A.L.L.B.E. – Doc about Florence

Brief Doc:

Archive:

New York Public Library:

http://archives.nypl.org/scm/20856#detailed

Archive Grid:

http://184.168.105.185/archivegrid/collection/data/24936610

Books:

Bill Egan, Florence Mills: Harlem Jazz Queen (Scarecrow Press, 2006). ISBN 0-8108-5

http://books.google.com/books/about/Florence_Mills.html?id=n3IRgH2wLcwC

http://books.google.com/books?id=n3IRgH2wLcwC&pg=PA243&lpg=PA243&dq=florence+mills&source=bl&ots=jc_qiiROky&sig=lgfgduGl0wRFbEHQ36ex6g3K6h0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=SRJ5U6XsF4buoASToYH4CA&ved=0CCgQ6AEwADgU#v=onepage&q=florence%20mills&f=false

http://www.florencemills.com/book.htm

Blackbird of Broadway:

http://getebook.org/?p=141529

Baby Flo:

http://www.leeandlow.com/books/438/hc/baby_flo_florence_mills_lights_up_the_stage

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13633240-baby-flo

http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-60060-410-2

http://blog.wrappedinfoil.com/2012/08/baby-flo-florence-mills-lights-up-the-stage/

http://www.abbythelibrarian.com/2012/12/two-about-florence-baby-flo-harlems.html

Harlem’s Little Blackbird:

http://girlsofsummerlist.wordpress.com/2013/06/09/harlems-little-blackbird-the-story-of-florence-mills/

http://www.capitolchoices.org/harlems_little_blackbird

http://readinginaction.org/bookcasts/harlem%E2%80%99s-little-blackbird-story-florence-mills

http://wakingbraincells.com/tag/florence-mills/

https://www.literatureplace.com/Books/Harlem’s+Little+Blackbird++The+Story+of+Florence+Mills/

March 2013Volume 17Issue 1pp 7-21:

PDF Full Text

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http://www.researchgate.net/publication/257770470_Respectable_Vamp_A_Black_Feminist_Analysis_of_Florence_Mills_Career_in_Early_Vaudeville_Theater

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12111-012-9216-3

Adair, Z. R. (2010). Negotiating spectacle: Florence Mills, Josephine Baker & Adelaide Hall : transnational black women’s expressive culture, 1920-1935.

Florence has sections in:

1931 – Brown America: The Negro A New Race

$

$ 1971 – Notable American Women

$ 1994 – Black Women in America

$ Notable Black American Women

$ Notable Black American Women III

Florence in Literature:

http://aamr.alexanderstreet.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/search/florence%20mills

http://aamr.alexanderstreet.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/search/florence+mills/page/2

http://aamr.alexanderstreet.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/search/florence+mills/page/3

135 Journal Articles that mention Florence:

http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.sfpl.org/action/doBasicResults?Query=%22florence+mills%22&prq=florence+mills&acc=on&wc=on&fc=off&racc=off&hp=100&so=old&si=1

Bios:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Mills

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Mills_House

All About Jazz:

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/florence-mills-harlem-jazz-queen-by-florence-wetzel.php#.U3Uc161dXlM

From Website:

http://www.florencemills.com/biography.htm

Bio:

http://www.biography.com/people/florence-mills-9408946#awesm=~oEmBWezFgNnr4W

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/florence-mills-harlems-blackbird

Pan-African News Wire:

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2007/10/florence-mills-1896-1927-harlem-jazz.html

The Black Renaissance:

http://029c28c.netsolhost.com/blkren/bios/millsf.html

National Park Service Page on Her House:

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/pwwmh/ny24.htm

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/florence-mills-mn0001009289

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/11b0f0b6-c23c-4ecb-b327-2dbe99924e3b

Squidoo:

http://www.squidoo.com/florencemills

Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/RecordResearch80

National Portrait Gallery:

http://www.npg.org.uk/learning/digital/history/abolition-of-slavery/florence-mills.php

http://face2face.si.edu/my_weblog/2008/07/the-forgotten-fame-of-florence-mills.htmlNNDB:

http://www.nndb.com/people/164/000179624/

Answers:

http://www.answers.com/topic/florence-mills

Entertainment Scene 360:

http://www.entertainmentscene360.com/index.php/biographies-florence-mills-31135/

Britannica:

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/703763/Florence-Mills

Around the Web:

Chicken Bones:

http://www.nathanielturner.com/florencemills.htm

The Black Past:

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/mills-florence-1896-1927

Drop Me Off in Harlem:

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/interactives/harlem/faces/florence_mills.html

Living Libraries and (Dead) Languages:

http://nelabligh.com/2013/02/06/wednesdays-wise-woman-florence-mills/

Fem Central:

http://jenniferlshelton.com/2013/01/25/16682/

Travalanche:

http://travsd.wordpress.com/2010/01/25/stars-of-vaudeville-109-florence-mills/

Songbook:

http://songbook1.wordpress.com/pp/fx/african-american-musical-theater-1896-1926/florence-mills-photo-gallery/

Welcome to Harlem:

http://www.welcometoharlem.com/florence_mills

The Proverbial:

http://theproverbial.org/tag/florence-mills/

Riotsquirrrl:

Big Site of Amazing Facts:

http://www.bigsiteofamazingfacts.com/who-was-florence-mills-and-what-was-florence-mills-trademark-song/

Xazina:

http://history.xazina.com/florence-mills-funeral-november-6-1927-on-137th-st-between-lenox-7th-ave-in-harlem-ny-allegedly-over-150000-people-came-out-to-pay-their-respects-995×716/

Music and Musings:

http://beautifulmind1.wordpress.com/2011/03/12/never-forgotten-florence-mills/

Brown Sugar:

http://brownsugar80.blogspot.com/search/label/Florence%20Mills

Princess 8:

http://princes8.myweb.uga.edu/Flo%20Mills.html

Drop Me Off In Harlem:

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/interactives/harlem/themes/shufflealong.html

The Black Conversation:

http://theblackconversation.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/florence-mills/

Theatre-Dance:

http://theatre-dance.cahss.ualr.edu/waynesweb/African%20American%20Theatre/Florence.htm

Vintage Black Photos:

Filmvz Portal:

http://www.filmvz.com/florence/florence-mills-and-letumulte-noir.htm

WeAllBe:

http://weallbe.blogspot.com/2006/07/21-questions-with-r2c2h2-author-bill.html

Lipstick Alley:

http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?t=378515

Don’t Stay Up Too Late:

http://aceterrier.com/?cat=3

Media Diversified:

http://mediadiversified.org/2013/10/04/photo-gallery-black-actors-on-stage-and-screen/florence-mills/

Yehoodi:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/176080/happy-birthday-florence-mills/

1920 AD:

http://goldenbirdsings.blogspot.com/2008/02/florence-mills.html

Harlem Renaissance:

http://www.candisbomse.com/studentWork/mcDuffleArlette/city/ACT.HTM

American Vaudeville Museum:

http://www.vaudeville.org/profiles_I_P/index_files/Page384.htm

Hollywood as I Live and Work:

http://www.hollywoodliveandwork.com/2008/02/black-entertainment-history-florence.html

Galli Maufry:

http://www.gallimaufry.org/Archives/archive_harlem.html

V & A:

http://www.vam.ac.uk/users/node/8163

Esoterica:

Village Square:

http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/arts/26740-florence-mills-bessie-dudley.html

Ipernity:

http://www.ipernity.com/doc/285591/32049153

Today in African American History:

http://todayinafricanamericanhistory.com/november-1st-in-african-american-history-florence-mills/

Movie Treasures:

http://www.movietreasures.com/Jazz_Pop/Jazz_Pop2/jazz_pop2.html

Popsike:

http://www.popsike.com/MEGA-RARE-FLORENCE-MILLS-BLACKBIRDS-PICTURE-MAGAZINE/160199539442.html

Jazz Age Club:

http://www.jazzageclub.com/tag/florence-mills/

1921 NYT Article:

New York Times 23 May 1921:20

1922 Defender Article:

Florence Mills Show”, The Chicago Defender (National Edition) August 16, 1922: p. 6, col. 81925

1925 Musical Times Article:

http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.sfpl.org/stable/10.2307/912874?Search=yes&resultItemClick=true&searchText=%22florence%20mills%22&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicResults%3FQuery%3D%2522florence%2Bmills%2522%26amp%3Bprq%3Dflorence%2Bmills%26amp%3Bacc%3Don%26amp%3Bwc%3Don%26amp%3Bfc%3Doff%26amp%3Bracc%3Doff%26amp%3Bhp%3D100%26amp%3Bso%3Dold%26amp%3Bsi%3D1

Afro American Article:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UxomAAAAIBAJ&sjid=v_0FAAAAIBAJ&pg=4921,1274859&dq=florence+mills&hl=en

1926 Defender Article:

“Paris Wild About Florence“, The Chicago Defender July 24, 1926: p. 7, col 6

1927 Time Article:

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1926/7 NYT Articles:

RESENTS LONDON RADIO BID: Producer Says Florence Mills Is an Artist, Not a Day Laborer.

Florence Mills Would Be Peter Pan.

BLACKBIRDS’ LOSE DRESSES: Paris Manager Locks Up Costumes of Florence Mills’s Troupe.

WALES AT NEGRO REVUE.: Prince Sees “Blackbirds,” Which Features Florence Mills.

MANY SEE “BLACKBIRDS.”: London Critic, Who Goes to Show, Thinks Life in Dixie Exhausting.

Florence Mills Would Be Peter Pan.

Florence Mills Back From Europe.

http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/hnpnewyorktimes/docview/104047601/106414441B8436BPQ/5?accountid=35117

FLORENCE MILLS DIES OF APPENDICITIS HERE: h)0*0*0*iONegro Entertainer Who Returned Recently From Tour Abroad Succumbs to Operation.

FLORENCE MILLS’S ESTATE.: Revue Star, Reputed Wealthy, Left $33,000 in Personal Property.

PARIS PAYS TRIBUTE TO FLORENCE MILLS: Theatrical Circles Mourn Passing of Negress Who Was Popularly Received There.

HONORS FLORENCE MILLS.: Lady Mary Cook Plans London Benefit in Memory of Singer.

A CAREER FOR NEGRO TALENT.

SCORES COLLAPSE AT MILLS FUNERAL: Woman Faints as She Sings Solo “Florence,” Tribute to Negro Actress. BANDSMAN IN CORTEGE DIES Five Thousand Pack Church Built for Half That Number — Comedienne Eulogized by Pastor.

BURY COMEDIENNE TODAY. I I: Chorus of 500 to Sing at Funeral of i Mills, Negro Actress. I Florence

NEGRO ACTORS ORGANIZE.: Form Florence Mills Association in Memory of Actress.

News Shocks London.

FOR MILLS FOUNDATION.: Three Benefits to Be Held for Fund Sponsored by Late Singer.

PARIS PAYS TRIBUTE TO FLORENCE MILLS: Theatrical Circles Mourn Passing of Negress Who Was Popularly Received There.

TO BUILD MAUSOLEUM FOR FLORENCE MILLS: Negro Actors to Raise $20,000 -30,000 Wait to View Body of the Comedienne.

1960 Pittsburgh Courier Article:

http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/ethnicnewswatch/docview/371603454/CD94E3A6C90F4D4APQ/2?accountid=35117

1995 New Amsterdam News Article:

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1999 Ebony Article:

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2001 Savoy Article:

http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/ethnicnewswatch/docview/231103896/36589BDF573F4A5CPQ/93?accountid=35117

2005 New York Daily News Article:

http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/news/bye-bye-blackbird-buring-florence-mills-1927-article-1.652842

2005 Choice Article:

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2007 New Amsterdam News Article:

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2012 Skanner Article:

http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/ethnicnewswatch/docview/1152168401/CD94E3A6C90F4D4APQ/10?accountid=35117

2014 Journal of Southern History Article:

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2014 New York Media Article:

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Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/florence-mills

IMBd:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3397722/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm

IBDB:

http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=53152

Digital Harlem Blog:

http://digitalharlemblog.wordpress.com/tag/florence-mills/

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2673

Songs:

Songs From Blackbirds of 1926:

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Valaida Snow

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Valaida Snow

Born June 2, 1904 Chattanooga, TN

Died May May 30, 1956 New York City

Queen of the Trumpet, Little Louis, Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Trumpet, Vocals, Vaudeville, Dance, Cello, Bass, Banjo, Violin, Mandolin, Harp, Accordion, Clarinet, Saxophone

Briefly performed with the Washboard Rhythm Kings, though it may have been her sister and the name got changed.

Discography:

Henry BeBop:

http://henrybebop.co.uk/valaida.htm

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/926ea981-a70a-4a7d-8045-a7e8732b963c/recordings

WBUL:

http://p2.wbul-fm.ccomrcdn.com/artist/Valaida-Snow/9707/discography?sortOrder=ASC

Books:

Valaida Snow in literature

Valaida Snow appears as a fictional character who threw herself on top of the protagonist when he was a child to shield him from a beating at the hands of the Nazis in a concentration camp. Snow is depicted as a strong, generous woman who proudly recalls that “They beat me, and fucked me in every hole I had. I was their whore. Their maid. A stool they stood on when they wanted to reach a little higher. But I never sang in their cage, Bobby. Not one note” (p. 28).
A novel based on Valaida Snow’s life story.
Allen Talks about her novel-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRusbrXeoXM
  • Mark Miller (2007). High Hat, Trumpet and Rhythm: The Life and Music of Valaida Snow. Toronto: The Mercury Press. ISBN 978-1-55128-127-8.
Biography. Both the Allen and Miller books contradict the assertion that Snow was held by the Nazis and instead place her in Danish custody at a Copenhagen prison.
Inspired by Valaida’s life, but it is more fictitious than strictly biographical.

Valaida excerpt in Vaudeville Old and New:

http://books.google.com/books?id=XFnfnKg6BcAC&pg=PA1052&lpg=PA1052&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=5uvIrMs9D1&sig=mOLq6egottj5qpaDcFMx5rmAbuM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=myBLU4C0EaecyQGawYDIBA&ved=0CFoQ6AEwBjgo#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

Valaida Snow Excerpts in Babylon Girls:

http://books.google.com/books?id=t5L8hDqHUDsC&q=valaida+snow#v=snippet&q=valaida%http://valaida.com/2013/06/02/whats-in-a-name/&f=false

http://books.google.com/books?id=t5L8hDqHUDsC&pg=PT322&lpg=PT322&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=72a1UmnXn5&sig=ZJnKmj49E7rqdzGsXK2RSlN73ZI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=15NMU6nNF6an8gHXp4DICQ&ved=0CIABEOgBMAk4PA#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

Valaida section in Hot for Harlem:

http://books.google.com/books?id=kq3tdj5M4LEC&pg=PA232&lpg=PA232&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=mvz3xR6sPF&sig=0PYdATWPfPUZhbg6IHigl57QU64&hl=en&sa=X&ei=oJRMU_OAFfPZ8AHd_oHoBg&ved=0CEcQ6AEwAzhG#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

Valaida section of Black Women in American Bands:

http://books.google.com/books?id=-cJHuaH5M5oC&pg=PA174&lpg=PA174&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=b1k9xdCPtg&sig=eeW9VuiDJ-zVBVcNrg2dHZQMh5I&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x5ZMU9THBOKi8AGGgYGQBQ&ved=0CE0Q6AEwBDhQ#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

Valaida Snow section of Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance:

http://books.google.com/books?id=0L0ULjto_OEC&pg=PT2599&lpg=PT2599&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=Df9gloqJEp&sig=wJeZN2iWdSqKaI1MEjxxsRACTUE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=75pMU4XWOYqI8AGO1oG4Bw&ved=0CEwQ6AEwBThu#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

In Shanghai Dancing World:

http://books.google.com/books?id=T6LRZylYgQgC&pg=PA37&lpg=PA37&dq=valaida+snow&source=bl&ots=VeLy8hKceU&sig=DX09tRDdy4l66pwgKShGt7LNRSk&hl=en&sa=X&ei=GKhMU-ChFumD8QG0_IHQBA&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBTiMAQ#v=onepage&q=valaida%20snow&f=false

Videos:

Cool Mojito:

http://www.coolmojito.com/artist/Valaida/1/624765

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Valaida+Snow#v=Uj2N18ZfZAY

Night Club Scene in Pieges- My Sweetheart 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjUe_uRt0PU

Patience and Fortitude Soundie 1946:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfqZAv3slNM

If You Only Knew Soundie 1946:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aPTmYlS2t8

MIni Doc, or Valaida segment of longer doc, 1980’s:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6e7ye-fiJA#aid=P-LDWIWQsL4

Bios:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valaida_Snow

Oxford Music Online:

http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/subscriber/article/grove/music/J418900

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/valaida-snow-phenomental-entertainer

Jazz.com:

http://www.jazz.com/encyclopedia/snow-valaida-valada

Oldies.com:

http://www.oldies.com/artist-biography/Valaida-Snow.html

Memory Lane:

http://www.memorylane.org.uk/previous_articles.htm#Valaida%20Snow

Women in History:

http://www.womeninhistoryohio.com/valaida-snow.html

Jazz Italia:

http://www.jazzitalia.net/articoli/valaidasnow_eng.asp#.U0sTdFfy_aI

Jazz.com:

http://www.jazz.com/encyclopedia/snow-valaida-valada

BBC:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/926ea981-a70a-4a7d-8045-a7e8732b963c

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/307402-Valaida-Snow

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/valaida-snow-mn0000306274/biography

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/926ea981-a70a-4a7d-8045-a7e8732b963c

All About Jazz:

http://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=4480#.U0sbG1fy_aI

Last.FM:

http://www.last.fm/music/Valaida+Snow

Around the Web:

Roots Rhythm and Rhyme:

http://rootsrhythmandrhyme.com/2013/02/22/valaida-snow-queen-of-the-trumpet/

I’ll Keep You Posted:

http://illkeepyouposted.typepad.com/ill_keep_you_posted/2011/08/it-looks-like-valaida-snow.html

http://illkeepyouposted.typepad.com/ill_keep_you_posted/2011/08/valaidas-snow-job-imprisonment-in-a-nazi-war-camp.html

http://illkeepyouposted.typepad.com/ill_keep_you_posted/2011/08/the-blacker-the-berry-nyas-berry-and-the-snow-queen.html

http://illkeepyouposted.typepad.com/ill_keep_you_posted/2011/08/lavada-carter-valaida-snows-sister.html

Crown Propeller:

https://crownpropeller.wordpress.com/category/valaida-snow/

Crazy Cool Groovy:

http://www.crazy-cool-groovy.com/2013/06/sunday-morning-jazz-happy-birthday.html

Facius:

http://facius-homepage.dk/jazz/snow/snow.html

Female Musician:

http://www.female-musician.com/valaida-snow.html

http://fm-blog.female-musician.com/2010/04/valaida-snow-1930s-female-jazz-trumpet.html

She Makes Music:

http://women-in-music.tumblr.com/post/51753611086/valaida-snow-june-2-1904-may-30-1956

BD Music:

http://www.bdmusic-egalerie.com/fr/content/56-valaida-snow

Angel Fire:

http://www.angelfire.com/jazz/ninamaemckinney/ValaidaSnow.html

Commentaries on the Times:

http://commentariesonthetimes.wordpress.com/tag/valaida-snow/

Crown Propeller:

https://crownpropeller.wordpress.com/category/valaida-snow/

http://crownpropeller.wordpress.com/tag/valaida-snow/

Planet Barbarella:

http://planetbarberella.blogspot.com/2010/09/valaida-snow-queen-of-trumpet.html

Irene Monroe:

http://www.irenemonroe.com/2008/02/26/valaida-snow-black-and-queer-in-nazi-germany/

Taringa:

http://www.taringa.net/comunidades/taringamusica/7822645/Album-Damas-del-Jazz-Valaida-Snow.html

In Your Face Women:

http://inyourfacewomen.blogspot.com/2012/09/valaida-snow.html

Gutsy Women:

http://gutsywomen.blogspot.com/2005/11/valaida-snow-musician.html

Women who Kick Ass:

Women Instrumentalists:

http://mujeresinstrumentistas.blogspot.com/2008/10/valaida-snow-trompeta.html

The Lady Badass:

Betwixt and Between:

http://catronbooker.blogspot.com/2013/08/who-was-valaida-snow.html

Songbook:

http://songbook1.wordpress.com/pp/fx/valaida-snow-selected-recordings-1935-1946-and-gallery/

The Bilerico Project:

http://www.bilerico.com/2008/02/valaida_snow_black_and_queer_in_nazi_ger.php

Cindy Richard:

http://crichardwriter.wordpress.com/2013/07/28/women-jazz-musicians/

Yehoodi:

http://www.yehoodi.com/comment/175514/happy-birthday-valaida-snow-qu/

Sisters for Swing:

http://sisters4swing.blogspot.com/2011/06/valaida-snow-la-swing-craze.html#comment-form

Take the A Train:

http://ehsankhoshbakht.blogspot.com/2012/01/notes-on-valaida-snow.html

Destee:

http://destee.com/index.php?threads/valaida-snow-queen-of-the-trumpet.69196/

Panache Report:

http://panachereport.com/channels/hip%20hop%20gallery/ValaidaSnow.htm

Hub Pages:

http://hubpages.com/hub/Valaida-Snow-Jazzs-Lady-Louis

Feministing:

http://community.feministing.com/2010/02/03/introducing-valaida-snow/

Bodoi:

http://www.bodoi.info/une-bd-jazz-sur-une-artiste-hors-du-commun-valaida-snow/

Travalanche:

http://travsd.wordpress.com/2013/06/02/stars-of-vaudeville-709-valaida-snow/

Shewired:

http://www.shewired.com/g-spot/black-history-moment-valaida-snow-trumpeter-singer-dancer-and-concentration-camp-survivor

http://www.shewired.com/g-spot/black-history-moment-valaida-snow-trumpeter-singer-dancer-and-concentration-camp-survivor?page=0,1

Montford Point:

http://montfordpointmarinesandhonor.blogspot.com/2014/03/valaida-snow-african-american-woman-in.html

Trumpet Queens:

http://www.trumpetqueens.com/

The Daily Mirror:

http://ladailymirror.com/2012/10/01/eve-golden-queen-of-the-dead-valaida-snow/

Later On:

http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2012/09/03/valaida-snow-the-ali-baba-trio-if-you-only-knew/

Valaida:

http://valaida.com/2013/06/02/whats-in-a-name/

Rock and Roll Scallpatten:

http://www.rocknroll-schallplatten-forum.de/viewtopic.php?t=10999&sid=a0bdaa8697c5e74a79effe16636fd6ff

Flapper Girl Sings:

http://flappergirlsings.com/Jazz,Chicago,Flappers,ErinMcDougald,LiveJazz,JazzLuminary/valaida-snow/

Please Come Flying:

http://www.pleasecomeflying.com/2007/01/black-history-month-valaida-snow.html

Welcome to Harlem:

http://www.welcometoharlem.com/valaida_snow

Big Band Bash:

http://bigbandbash.blogspot.com/2009/11/valaida-snow-2-lp-collection.html

Thal Maray:

http://www.thalmaray.co/valaida-snow-verkeerde-kleur-verkeerde-plaats-op-verkeerde-tijd/

Memory Lane:

http://www.memorylane.org.uk/previous_articles.htm#Valaida%20Snow

Afro Germans:

http://afrogermans.us/black-history-month-valaida-snow/

American Vaudeville Museum:

http://www.vaudeville.org/profiles_Q_Z/index_files/Page2458.htm

American Comes Alive:

http://americacomesalive.com/2014/03/11/valaida-snow-1904-1956-jazz-pioneer-queen-trumpet/

The Stranger:

http://lineout.thestranger.com/lineout/archives/2013/11/21/the-jazz-diaspora-patience-and-fortitude-valaida-snow

The Story:

http://home.earthlink.net/~jaymar41/valaida.html

420 Radio:

http://420radio.org/topics/valaida-snow/

1943 African American Article:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EqljAAAAIBAJ&sjid=XysMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1400%2C4291298

1982 Black American Literature Article by Rosetta Reitz:

http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/2904225?uid=3739560&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21103865091377

1995 Journal of Negro History Article:

http://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-21135776/the-age-of-a-jazzwoman-valaida-snow-1900-1956

2008 NPR Segment:

http://www.npr.org/artists/87775668/valaida-snow

2009 Toronto Quarterly Article:

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/utq/summary/v078/78.1.heble.html

2010 Yahoo Article:

http://voices.yahoo.com/valaida-snow-orchid-orchestra-5294085.html

2013 Line Out Article:

http://lineout.thestranger.com/lineout/archives/2013/11/21/the-jazz-diaspora-patience-and-fortitude-valaida-snow

2014 the mag article:

http://www.storie.it/numero/leccezione/valaida-snow-la-regina-dei-trombettisti/

Theatre Credits:

http://www.broadwayworld.com/people/news/Valaida-Snow/#.U0sbP1fy_aI

IMBd:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2003343/bio

Playbill Vault:

http://www.playbillvault.com/Person/Detail/53776/Valaida-Snow

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/valaida-snow

Music Bloodline:

http://musicbloodline.info/artist/MN0000306274/spotify

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Valaida-Snow/273405692690211

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7425385

Songs:

Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/ValaidaSnow-01-10

https://archive.org/details/ValaidaSnow-11-20

8Tracks:

http://8tracks.com/explore/songs/Valaida_Snow

Music Nektar:

http://www.musicnectar.com/music/valaida+snow.html

Southeastern Cushman Club Connect:

http://www.southeasterncushmanclubconnect.com/2014/03/19/valaida-snow-june-2-1904-may-30-1956/

Maybe I’m to Blame 1933:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9gN6vxGntU

Poor Butterfly 1933:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09Vmq1mZfmM

I Cant Dance, Ants in My Pants 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn3lJK2Egwo

It Had to Be You 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc8dTOdgCUs

Imagination 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qS2gU7nFK1g

Sing, You Sinners 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLIs9qgRZcE

You Let Me Down 1936:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs5b2T7H2V0

It Had to be You 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZQOKSuxBEc

Singing in the Rain 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omjwxk_kerA

I Wish That I Were Twins 1934?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-J7M7IUYxM

I Want A Lot of Love 1936:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uj_J9RnECo

Until the Real Thing Comes Along 1935:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be-s_8tpfmw

Take Care of You For Me 1936:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHAnxg_77JU

I Must Have that Man 1936:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvGjH1hi4_o

The Mood I’m In 1937:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HThglyblcvQ#aid=P9EYF7nW8d4

Lovable and Sweet 1938?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lw81N8rqWzw

Some of These Days 1938?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVTUaYu-zFA

Chloe 1938?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqbsuGdSyW4

Nagasaki 1939?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aj319YUWxrs

Minnie the Mocher 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL_euXorA9Q

My Heart Belongs to Daddy 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfdW2A2_Itg

Swing Low Sweet Chariot 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dx4c7oGG1Q

Caravan 1939:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrDSlAT-DYM

St. Louis Blues 1940:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5RRJiPKLTw

You’re Driving Me Crazy 1940:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gORlG3tAhkY

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love 1940:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3twRg1t0PI8

Fool that I Am 1945:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWi5KRApr20

Tell Me How Long This Train’s Been Gone 1951?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9CqjXbymNE

I Ain’t Gonna Tell 1952?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIJs_7miUac

The Waitresses

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The Waitresses

1978-1984 – Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave – Akron, OH, New York

Patty Donahue – Vocals – Born March 29, 1956 – Cleveland OH, Died of Lung Cancer December 9th, 1996 – New York City

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Chris Butler – Guitars – Born May 22, 1949 – Ohio – also in (15-60-75) The Numbers Band and Tin Huey

Chris Butler’s website-

http://www.futurefossilmusic.com/

Tracy Wormworth – Bass, Vocals (1982-1984) – Later in B-52’s

Mars Williams – Saxophone – Born May 28th, 1955 – Elmhurst IL – Was also in Psychedelic Furs

Billy Vicca – Drums – Born February 15th, 1950 – Delaware – Was Also in Television, The Washington Squares, The Neon Boys…

Don Klayman – Keyboards

David Hofstra – Bass (1978-1982)

Ariel Warner – Background Vocals (1978-1982)

Discography:

Albums

Released Title Chart positions

Billboard 200

Label
1982 Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? 41 Polydor
1982 I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts EP 128 Polydor
1983 Bruiseology 155 Polydor
1984 Make the Weather EP Polydor
1990 The Best of The Waitresses Polydor
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents The Waitresses King Biscuit
2003 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Waitresses Polydor
2007 Your Choice of Sides − A Collection of Outtakes & Obscuriosities Unreleased[15]
2013 Just Desserts: The Complete Waitresses Omnivore[14]>

Singles

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
U.S. UK
1978 In “Short Stack” (“Slide” / “Clones”) single
1980 “I Know What Boys Like” / “No Guilt” single[4]
1981 Christmas Wrapping A Christmas Record
1982 “I Know What Boys Like” 62 Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful
“Square Pegs” I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts
“Christmas Wrapping” 45 A Christmas Record
1983 “Make the Weather” Bruiseology

Videos:

Musictonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Waitresses#v=ARq6uYSsUq0

From Unofficial Website:

http://www.hardcafe.co.uk/waitresses/videos.htm

I Know What Boys Like Video 1982:

No Guilt, I Know What Boys Like on Old Grey Whistle Test 1982:

Live at Harrahs excerpts- Wise Up, Quit, I KNow What Boys Like and promo

Make the Weather Video 1983:

Square Pegs from show credits 1983

Urban Image Photos:

http://urbanimage.photoshelter.com/gallery/The-Waitresses/G0000_cGdeSglMu8/C0000O4VWuAeH8Kg

Song Stories – Christmas Wrapping:

http://www.nme.com/nme-video/song-stories—the-waitresses-christmas-wrapping/2884121885001

Biographies:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Waitresses

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patty_Donahue

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Butler_(musician)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Williams

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracy_Wormworth

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Ficca

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Numbers_Band

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-waitresses-mn0000585210/biography

Billboard:

http://www.billboard.com/artist/419396/waitresses/biography

Last.Fm:

http://www.last.fm/music/The+Waitresses

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Waitresses%2C+The

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Patty+Donahue

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Chris+Butler

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/8acd46ce-3c10-402e-9ede-676b31c837cb

Future of Music:

http://www.futurefossilmusic.com/bio.htm

Books:

Waitresses’ page from the Unultimate Rockopedia:

http://books.google.com/books?id=HsSo4WC2FmAC&pg=PA408&dq=%22i+know+what+boys+like%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=0K-IUKDxBIm50QGMyoHICg&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=%22i%20know%20what%20boys%20like%22&f=false

Around the Web:

Unofficial Website:

http://www.hardcafe.co.uk/waitresses/index.htm

http://www.hardcafe.co.uk/waitresses/choiceofsides.htm

1982 NME Interview:

http://www.hardcafe.co.uk/waitresses/interview1.htm

1982 NYT Article:

http://www.nytimes.com/1982/02/14/arts/new-wave-rock-waitresses.html

1996 Interview w Chris Butler:

http://www.westnet.com/consumable/1996/11.22/revbutle.html

1999 Interviews w Chris Butler and Tracy Wormworth:

http://hannahtoes.tripod.com/entree.html

Perfect Sound Forever – 2013 Interview w Chris Butler:

http://www.furious.com/perfect/waitresses.html

http://hannahtoes.tripod.com/entree.html

Old School Blog – Interview with Chris Butler:

http://oldschool.tblog.com/post/1970114932

Line Out:

http://lineout.thestranger.com/lineout/archives/2011/03/29/happy-birthday-patty-donahue-of-the-waitresses

Trouser Press:

http://www.trouserpress.com/entry.php?a=waitresses

The Star:

http://ecentral.my/news/story.asp?file=/2005/12/22/music/20051222113008&sec=music

Paste Magazine:

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2013/10/the-waitresses-just-desserts-the-complete-waitress.html

The Second Disc:

http://theseconddisc.com/2013/08/09/wasnt-tomorrow-wonderful-omnivore-serves-the-complete-waitresses/

JP’s Music Blog:

http://jpsmusicblog.blogspot.com/2013/10/cd-review-just-desserts-offers-complete.html

Music Minded:

http://newwavegeo.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-waitresses-compilation-due-in.html

Consequence of Sound:

http://consequenceofsound.net/2010/01/whatever-happened-to-the-waitresses/

Pitchfork:

http://pitchfork.com/thepitch/85-the-waitresses-just-desserts/

Cult of Jef:

http://www.jefblocker.com/?p=4269

Songs for a Blue Guitar:

http://songsforablueguitarr.blogspot.com/2010/11/nr-85-patty-donahue.html

Odyshape:

http://odyshape.com/post/63613531865/no-guilt

Midomi:

http://www.midomi.com/index.php?action=main.artist&name=TheWaitresses&from=artist_fans

Basket Gasbla:

http://bastetglasba.blogspot.com/2010/12/waitresses-coming-soonpronto.html

Now More Than Ever:

http://xnowmorethaneverx.blogspot.com/2009/07/waitresses-bruiseology.html

Old Punks Blog:

http://oldpunks.blogspot.com/2005/10/review-waitresses-best-of.html

Retro Universe:

http://rqsretrouniverse.blogspot.com/2009/01/waitresses-serve-up-classic-80s-dish.html

Post Punk Progressive Pop Party:

http://thep5.blogspot.com/2008/12/waitresses-i-know-what-boys-like.html

avax:

http://avaxhome.cc/n/1128875

The Stash Dauber:

http://stashdauber.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-waitresses-just-desserts-complete.html

Wopperjaw:

http://whopperjaw.net/waitresses/

Josh Pinkus is Crying:

http://blog.marshotelonline.com/2010/03/11/from-my-sketchbook-patty-donahue/

earfm:

http://www.ear.fm/Encyclopedia%20W/waitresses.htm

Punk Rock Planet:

http://www.punkrockplanet.com/tag/the-waitresses/

Pause and Play:

http://www.pauseandplay.com/waitresses-served-tasty-new-wave/

Pop Shifter:

http://popshifter.com/2013-10-01/music-review-the-waitresses-just-desserts-the-complete-waitresses/

http://popshifter.com/2013-12-18/best-of-2013-chris-butler-of-the-waitresses/

Pop Matters:

http://www.popmatters.com/review/176869-the-waitresses-just-desserts-the-complete-waitresses/

Chicago Reader:

http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/10/30/12-oclock-track-i-know-what-boys-like-the-waitresses-hit-that-transcended-its-own-novelty

Stomp and Stammer:

http://www.stompandstammer.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5620&Itemid=1

Maxwell Traxx:

http://maxwellktraxx.blogspot.com/2013/12/just-desserts-complete-waitresses.html

Martin’s View:

http://mcmaenza.blogspot.com/2012/01/waitresses-wasnt-tomorrow-wonderful.html

Kenneth in the 212:

http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2009/01/music-box-waitresses.html

Blurt:

http://blurtonline.com/feature/you-want-fries-with-that-shake-honey-the-waitresses/

Clevescene:

http://www.clevescene.com/scene-and-heard/archives/2013/09/05/new-reissue-from-akron-new-wave-act-the-waitresses

Music News Nashville:

http://www.musicnewsnashville.com/just-desserts-the-complete-waitresses-coming-from-omnivore-recordings-on-sept-24/

Omnivore Records:

http://omnivorerecordings.com/the-waitresses/

Andrew P is the Internet:

http://www.andrew-p-street.com/2012/07/11/494-i-know-what-boys-like-by-the-waitresses-11-july/

IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1382004/

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7227052

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/search/patty+donahue

Songs:

Tim Huey w Patty Donahue – The Comb – 1978:

Christmas Wrapping 1981:

Concert vault:

http://www.concertvault.com/the-waitresses/my-fathers-place-february-13-1982.html?

Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful 1982:

Wise Up 1982:

Pussy Strut 1982:

Jimmy Tomorrow 1982:

Quit 1982:

I Could Rule the World if I Could Only Get The Parts LIve 1983:

Open City 1983: