Julia Lee

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Julia Lee

Born: October 31, 1902 Boonville, Missouri

Died: December 8, 1958 San Diego, CA

Blues, Kansas City Blues, Dirty Blues, Jazz, Swing, Piano, Vocals

20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s

George E Lee and His Novelty Orchestra 1920? – 1935?

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Julia Lee And Her Boyfriends

Kansas City’s Sweetheart of Song

Discography:

Discografia:

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/JuliaLeeDiscografia.htm

http://hallelujahrnr.hostweb4u.info/index_archivos/JuliaLeeDiscografia2.htm

Honking Duck:

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee_and_her_boyfriends

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee_and_boyfriends

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee_and_mcshann_stomper

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee_tommy_douglas_orch_

http://honkingduck.com/discography/artist/julia_lee_w_jay_mcshann

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/317861-Julia-Lee

http://www.discogs.com/artist/506604-Julia-Lee-Her-Boy-Friends

http://www.discogs.com/artist/2770746-George-E-Lee-And-His-Orchestra

Red Hot Jazz:

http://www.redhotjazz.com/julialee.html

http://www.redhotjazz.com/lee.html

Videos:

Opening of Delinquents featuring Julia Lee Live – Porter’s Lovesong to a Chambermaid:

Shelf 3D:

http://shelf3d.com/Search/Julia%20Lee

Anoomi:

http://www.anoomi.com/index.php?action=search&ytq=Julia%20Lee%20and%20Her%20Boyfriends

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Julia+Lee#v=qKiKTJ58Lto

http://musictonic.com/music/George+E+Lee#v=abSPFkzOdXQ

Frequency:

http://www.frequency.com/topic/julia-lee/241050?raw=true

I Like Musik:

http://ilikemusik.com/artist/326

Youzeek:

https://youzeek.com/?Artist=Julia+Lee&page=Biography&lng=EN

http://youzeek.com/?Artist=julia+lee+and+her+boyfriends&lng=EN

Jango:

http://www.jango.com/music/Julia+Lee?l=0

Books:

Julia Section in Going to Kansas City:

http://books.google.com/books?id=H64Xh1PeNZsC&pg=PA149&lpg=PA149&dq=julia+lee+musician&source=bl&ots=FDBaBEfRi9&sig=05F_oMcAMAq_pGPcULD4jcA69Z0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bwB9U-75F879oATqvIHgDg&ved=0CDYQ6AEwAjge#v=onepage&q=julia%20lee%20musician&f=false

Julia Section in Black Women in American Bands and Orchestras:

http://books.google.com/books?id=-cJHuaH5M5oC&pg=PA234&lpg=PA234&dq=julia+lee+musician&source=bl&ots=b2b2zbvNqm&sig=Xx9TdqSsxydL1ZBS9AkIrR5iDOE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bwB9U-75F879oATqvIHgDg&ved=0CGQQ6AEwCTge#v=onepage&q=julia%20lee%20musician&f=false

Julia in the Blues Encyclopedia:

http://books.google.com/books?id=Hwk3AgAAQBAJ&pg=PA591&lpg=PA591&dq=julia+lee&source=bl&ots=qW3nXWSq7z&sig=OWLgIJ7MEzydz_TsmSLCGiC0gnU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=eyd9U4LqG9PGoATnp4GQCA&ved=0CCoQ6AEwATjIAQ#v=onepage&q=julia%20lee&f=false

Women Composers of Ragtime: A Collection of Six Selected Rags by Women Composersby Carolynn A. Lindeman
Review by: Bonny H. Miller
Notes, Second Series, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Mar., 1987), p. 683:
Articles in Journals:
S. A. Pease30 Years in KC, Julia Lee Nabs National Fame,” DBxiii/2 (1947), 14
P. TannerJulia Lee,” Jazz Musiciv/2 (1949), 15
C. J. TateJulia Lee: (the Last of the Great Blues Singers),” SLxi/1–2 (1960), 9
S.-A. WorsfoldJulia’s Blues,” JJxxv/3 (1972), 22
M. RadanacKing Size Mama: the Julia Lee Story,” Soul Bagno.125 (1992), 6 [incl. discography]
B. MillarLiner notes, Julia Lee: Kansas City Star (Bear Family 15770, 1995)
S.-A. WorsfoldThe Forgotten Ones: Julia Lee,” JJI, lii/9 (1999), 10
  • Lee, Julia. (January 01, 1999). American National Biography, 13.

Bios:

Wikipedia:

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

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_E._Lee

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/julia-lee-one-great-female-blues-singers

Jazz.com

http://www.jazz.com/encyclopedia/lee-julia

All About Jazz:

http://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/julialee#.U3z6yK1dXlM

Jazz Music Archive:

http://www.jazzmusicarchives.com/artist/julia-lee/?ac=julia%20l

KC History:

http://www.kchistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/Biographies&CISOPTR=228

Oxford Music:

http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/subscriber/article/grove/music/J263300?q=%22julia+Lee%22&search=quick&pos=3&_start=1#firsthit

http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/subscriber/article/grove/music/J263000?q=%22julia+Lee%22&search=quick&pos=5&_start=1#firsthit

Answers:

http://www.answers.com/topic/julia-lee-musician

Last.fm

http://www.last.fm/music/Julia+Lee

http://www.last.fm/music/George+E.+Lee's+Novelty+Singing+Orchestra?ac=george%20e%20lee

Oldies:

http://www.oldies.com/artist-biography/Julia-Lee.html

Discover Bit:

http://discoverbit.com/artist/id:78113664/Julia_Lee

http://discoverbit.com/artist/id:78844242/Julia_Lee___Her_Boy_Friends

Artist Direct:

http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/julia-lee/457606

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/7bda2ee0-b0bc-4a1e-acb0-154a8e80f747

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/f5ae54fd-a332-4e3a-86a7-cf54254f11be

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/da31abcc-3805-4223-9113-08d41f399d6a

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/fd0e5958-d655-41a9-bf8a-ff04ca590333

BBC Music:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7bda2ee0-b0bc-4a1e-acb0-154a8e80f747

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/julia-lee-mn0000255753/biography

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/george-e-lee-his-novelty-singing-orchestra-mn0001292443/biography

Around the Web:

Black Cat Rockabilly:

http://www.rockabilly.nl/references/messages/julia_lee.htm

Geezer Music Club:

http://geezermusicclub.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/julia-lee-queen-of-the-dirty-blues/

Past Blues:

http://www.pastblues.com/view-action-89.html?en=Julia+Lee

Club Kaycee:

http://library.umkc.edu/spec-col/club-kaycee/JAZZFOLK/lee_j_00.htm

Theme Park Radio:

http://themeparkradio.wordpress.com/category/julia-lee-her-boyfriends/

Music to Blow:

http://www.musictoblow.com/artist/Julia+Lee+and+Her+Boyfriends

Boogaloo Time:

http://boogalootime.blogspot.com/2012/09/julia-lee-and-her-boyfriends.html

The Playlist:

http://78records.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/the-playlist-%E2%80%A2-julia-and-george-e-lee-kansas-city-1929/

Tribut:

http://blog.tributapparel.com/music/women-blues-scandal-secret-lives-blues-bellesutm_sourceblogutm_mediumsocialutm_campaignscandalsecretlives/

Blues History:

http://www.blueshistory.cluesandreviews.com/when-a-woman-loves-a-man-julia-lee-kansas-citys-first-lady-of-the-blues.html

Bakeliedjes:

http://bakeliedjesblog.blogspot.com/2013/12/julia-lee-her-boy-friends-king-size.html

TC Swing:

http://www.tcswing.com/CD%20Reviews/julialee.htm

Radiodomy:

http://www.radionomy.com/en/artist/75296/julia-lee

1947 Downbeat Article:

Pease, Sharon A. 30 Years in KC, Julia Nabs National Fame.” Down Beat, January 15, 1947, Vol. 16, no. 2, page 12.

1960 Second Line Article:

Tate, Carey James. “Julia Lee: The Last of the Great Blues Singers,” Second Line, Jan/Feb, 1960, page 9.

1990 ARSC Journal:

Haddix, Charles J.”Julia Lee: The Empress of Kansas City,” ARSC Journal, Spring 1990, Volume 21, No. 1 (1990).

Jam It Up Issue #45:

http://home.earthlink.net/~v1tiger/julial.html

2005 Pitch Article:

http://www.pitch.com/kansascity/lady-sings-the-cootch/Content?oid=2178006

NYT Obituary:

http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.sfpl.org/hnpnewyorktimes/docview/114499398/3D88CB4ED5C647B4PQ/1?accountid=35117

Black Archives Obituary:

http://www.blackarchives.org/collections/obituary-julia-lee

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/julia-lee

IMBd:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0497614/

Find a Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68710199

Second Hand Songs:

http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/37360

My Space:

https://myspace.com/julialeeherboyfriends/music/songs

https://myspace.com/julialeeherboyfriends

Songs:

8Tracks:

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

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

Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/JuliaLeeAndHerBoyFriends-01-14

https://archive.org/details/GeorgeE.LeeAndHisNoveltySingingOrch-St.JamesInfirmary1929

Ruff Scufflin 1929:

St. James Infirmary 1929:

Don’t Come Too Soon 1946:

The Spinach Song ( I Didn’t Like it the First Time) 1946:

Show Me Missouri Blues 1946:

My Man Stands Out 1946:

When A Woman Loves A Man 1946:

Mama Don’t Allow It 1946:

Julia’s Blues 1946:

Crazy World 1946:

Sit Down and Drink it Over 1946:

Lies 1946:

It Won’t Be Long 1946:

Breeze 1946:

Do You Want It 1946:

I’ve Got a Crush on the Fuller Brush Man 1946:

Last Call For Alcohol 1946:

You Ain’t Got it No More 1946:

Don’t Save it Too Long 1946:

Goin’ To Chicago 1946:

I Was Wrong 1946:

Gotta Give Me What You Got 1946:

I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles 1946:

Pagan Love Song 1946:

Tonight’s the Night 1946:

Tell Me, Daddy 1946:

Out in the Cold Again 1946:

Snatch and Grab It 1946:

King Size Papa 1946:

That’s What I Like 1947:

Charmaine 1947:

Young Girl’s Blues 1947:

Doubtful Blues 1947:

Scat You Cats 1947:

You Ain’t Got it No More 1947:

Lotus Blossom 1947:

Kansas City Boogie 1952:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=jula+lee+kansas+city+boogie

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Memphis Minnie

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Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie Born Lizzie Douglas aka Kid Douglas, Minnie Wallace, Texas Tessie, Minnie McCoy, Lizzy Lawlers June 3rd, 1897 Algiers Louisiana

Died August 6th, 1973 Memphis,TN

20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s Blues, Country Blues, Classic Blues, Electric Blues, Chicago Blues, Rock

Discography:

Keep on Livin’: – Timeline and alphabetical songlist w musicians 🙂 –

http://www.keeponliving.at/artist/memphis_minnie.html

Honking Duck:

http://www.honkingduck.com/discography/artist/memphis_minnie

Videos:

Music Tonic:

http://musictonic.com/music/Memphis+Minnie#v=Yhis33IOXN0

Shelf3D:

http://shelf3d.com/Search/Memphis%2BMinnie%2BPlayListIDPLA8A02121A38D0C60

JukeBo:

http://www.jukebo.com/memphis-minnie/

Books:

Music at Year’s End – Langston Hughes – Chicago Defender – Jan 9th, 1943

http://www.ralphmag.org/CB/memphis-minnie.html

Garon, P., & Garon, B. (1992). Woman with guitar: Memphis Minnie’s blues. New York: Da Capo Press.

Excerpt From Woman with Guitar:

http://www.surrealistmovement-usa.org/pages/memphis.html

Google Books Woman With Guitar:

http://books.google.com/books?id=8pZLlOGb5NYC&pg=PA329&lpg=PA329&dq=memphis+minnie&source=bl&ots=0hh7UKM2g6&sig=EAtTdShAA7HBBWN4DFi1ErO_qnw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=L4enUsOJKdjdoASil4GYBg&ved=0CGwQ6AEwCDjSAQ#v=onepage&q=memphis%20minnie&f=false

Excerpt from Notable Black Women II p185-189

http://books.google.com/books?id=ssMBzqrUpjwC&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188&dq=memphis+minnie&source=bl&ots=gVCSsdj3Wy&sig=-HCjnjlx6tx5nKq3_Vsjjq1js3A&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vYinUreOI8fsoAS6v4CQAg&ved=0CEEQ6AEwAzjcAQ#v=onepage&q=memphis%20minnie&f=false

Music Memphis: Annotated bib of articles:

http://musicmemphis.wordpress.com/sources/find-out-more-on-memphis-minnie/

Bios:

Wikipedia:

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

Delta Blues:

http://www.cr.nps.gov/delta/blues/people/memphis_minnie.htm

Sunday Blues:

http://sundayblues.org/archives/2593

Answers (Gale):

http://www.answers.com/topic/memphis-minnie

African American Registry:

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/memphis-minnie-great-blues-singer

About:

http://blues.about.com/od/artistprofil2/p/MemphisMinProf.htm

Musician Guide:

http://www.musicianguide.com/biographies/1608002338/Memphis-Minnie.html

Oldies.com:

http://www.oldies.com/artist-view/Memphis-Minnie.html

ENG:

http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/iacd_99S/blues/minnie/biography.htm

Guitar Noise:

http://www.guitarnoise.com/artists/memphis-minnie/

King Biscuit:

http://www.kingbiscuitblues.com/bios/Memphis_Minnie.html

Know LA:

http://www.knowla.org/entry/1456/

Heroes of the Blues:

http://heroesoftheblues.com/article/memphis-minnie-bio-and-recordings/

Memphis Music Women:

http://www.memphismusicwomen.com/jazz_music.html#minnie

Discogs:

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Memphis+Minnie#p=1&t=Releases_All

Music Brainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/ff748426-8873-4725-bdc7-c2b18b510d41

All Music:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/memphis-minnie-mn0000352499/biography

LastFM:

http://www.last.fm/music/Memphis+Minnie

Around the Web:

Hobohemian Records:

http://hobemianrecords.com/memphisminniehomepage.html

The Blues Search Engine:

http://www.bluessearchengine.com/bluesartists/m/memphisminnie.html

It’s A Girl Thang:

http://www.p-dub.com/thang/minnie.html

Prairie Home Companion – NPR :

http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/features/aatm/2003/03/

Southern Music Records:

http://www.southernmusic.net/minnie.htm

Memphis Minnie, Genocide and Identity Politics 2003:

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=mqr;c=mqrarchive;cc=mqr;sid=e05280ee21429c514e8a7b2be607a265;q1=Cervantes;rgn=main;view=text;idno=act2080.0042.406;xc=1;g=mqrg

Memphis Music Hall of Fame:

http://memphismusichalloffame.com/inductee/memphisminnie/

Blues Giant:

http://www.hawkeyeherman.com/pdf/memphis_minnie.pdf

The Blues Mobile:

http://ccrider.thebluesmobile.com/memphis-minnie-guitar-shootout/

Bright Revolution:

http://www.briterevolution.com/features/article/youre-missing-memphis-minnie/

Ladies Who Sing:

Misbehaved Women:

http://misbehavedwoman.wordpress.com/%E2%99%AB-jukebox-%E2%99%AB/memphis-minnie/

Blues Hall of Fame:

http://www.blueshalloffame.com/Artists_Exhibit_Pages/Memphis_Minnie_Exhibit.html

The Busking Project:

http://thebuskingproject.com/busker/287

Abbeville:

http://www.abbeville.com/blog/?p=804

Music Memphis:

http://musicmemphis.wordpress.com/2011/01/05/memphis-minnie/

KUNC:

http://kunc.org/post/nine-oclock-blues-memphis-minnie

Rock and Roll Blues Queens:

http://rocknroll-n-blues-queens.dreamwidth.org/55222.html

The Yelp of a Beaten Cure:

http://williemctell.wordpress.com/tag/memphis-minnie/

Graded on a Curve:

http://www.thevinyldistrict.com/storefront/2013/05/graded-on-a-curve-memphis-minnie-blues-classics/

John Meekings:

http://www.john-meekings.co.uk/lizziedouglas.html

The Blues Trail:

http://www.thebluestrail.com/artists/mus_mmi.htm

Mixed Up Media:

http://www.ideafountain.ca/1/post/2012/12/memphis-minnie-guitar-king.html

Evening All Afternoon:

http://www.eveningallafternoon.com/2010/11/woman-with-guitar-memphis-minnies-blues.html

Beat Surrender:

http://www.beat-surrender.com/2011/07/23/memphis-minnie/

Mississippi Blues Trail:

http://msbluestrail.org/blues-trail-markers/memphis-minnie

Music Beat:

http://blogs.voanews.com/music/2012/11/01/a-tribute-to-memphis-minnie/

All About Blues Music:

http://www.allaboutbluesmusic.com/memphis-minnie/

Second Hand Songs:

http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/729

Fremdtunes:

http://fremdtunes.com/tag/memphis-minnie/

Havering On:

http://haveringhavers.blogspot.com/2007/05/memphis-minnie.html

Net Places:

http://www.netplaces.com/guitar/blues-guitarists/memphis-minnie-18971973.htm

Blues Blogger:

http://thebluesblogger.com/162/memphis-minnie-blues-pioneer

Jazz and Culture:

http://www.jazzandculture.com/2010/04/memphis-minnie.html

Ain’t Nothin’ But:

http://www.aintnothinbut.com/blues-artists/memphis-minnie/

Blues Underground Network:

http://www.bluesundergroundnetwork.com/Maria_Muldaur_CD5.html

Goldmine:

http://www.goldminemag.com/article/you-just-dont-mess-with-blueswoman-memphis-minnie

DiscoverBit:

http://discoverbit.com/artist/id:544717/Memphis_Minnie

The Country Roads:

http://www.countryroadsmagazine.com/culture/visual-performing-arts/ladies-also-sing-the-blues

KazServ:

http://hic1.kazserv.com/~khabs/MemphisMinnie.htm

Music Radar:

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/the-25-best-female-blues-artists-ever-264300/7/1

Chess Treasures:

http://treasurechess.wordpress.com/2013/03/11/memphis-minnie/

The Courier:

http://jameslogancourier.org/?itemid=3918

Deli Juice:

http://delijuice.tistory.com/266

Capital Region Blues Network:

http://www.capitalregionbluesnetwork.org/blues-legends-memphis-minnie/

1997 Worcester Phoenix Article:

http://www.worcesterphoenix.com/archive/music/97/06/20/MEMPHIS_MINNIE.html

2012 Houston Chronicle Article with Maria Muldar taking Minnie’s Influence

http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/music/2012-11-02/first-came-memphis-minnie/

Tumblr:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/memphis-minnie

IMusic:

http://imusic.am/artist/12151

My Space:

https://myspace.com/memphisminnie

Find A Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14639079

Songs:

Memphis Minnie @ Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/search.php?query=memphis%20minnie%20AND%20collection%3Aaudio_music

Lyrics to 60 Memphis Minne Songs:

http://www.members.tripod.com/blueslyrics/artistswithsongs/memphis_minnie_1.htm

http://www.harptab.com/blueslyrics/Memphis_Minnie/index.html

When the Levee Breaks 1929 –

Frisco Town 1929 –

Pickin the Blues 1929 –

Going Back to Texas 1929 –

That Will Be Alright 1929 –

Bumble Bee Blues – with Memphis Jug Band 1930 –

What’s the Matter with the Mill 1930 –

I Never Told a Lie 1930 –

What Fault do you Find in Me 1930 –

I’m Wild About My Stuff 1930 –

Frankie Jean 1930 –

Grandma and Grandpa Blues 1930 –

Georgia Skin Blues 1930 –

I’m Talkin’ Bout You 1930 –

North Memphis Blues 1930 –

I’m Goin Back Home 1930 –

Plymouth Rock Blues 1930 –

She Put Me Outdoors 1930 –

Don’t Want No Woman 1931 –

Today Today Blues 1931 –

Crazy Cryin Blues 1931 –

North Memphis Blues 1931 –

Shake Mattie 1931 –

Tricks Ain’t Walkin No More 1931 –

Beat it Right 1931 –

Don’t Want that Junk Outta You 1931 –

Wheres my Good Man At 1932 –

Joliet Bound 1932 –

Too Late 1932 –

You Got To Move 1934 –

Drunken Barrelhouse Blues 1934 –

Moanin the Blues 1934 –

Squat it 1934 –

Chickasaw Train Blues 1934 –

Hustlin’ Woman Blues 1935 –

Good Mornin 1935 –

Doctor Doctor Blues 1935 –

Reachin’ Pete 1935 –

Weary Womans Blues 1935 –

Hoodoo Lady 1936 –

I’m a Bad Luck Woman 1936 –

If you See My Rooster 1936 –

It’s Hard to Be Mistreatred 1936 –

Caught Me Wrong Again 1936 –

Man, You Wont Give Me No Money 1936 –

New Orleans Stop Time 1936 –

Moonshine 1936 –

Down in the Alley 1937 –

Please Don’t Stop Him 1937 –

I’d Rather See Him Dead 1938 –

Good Biscuits 1938 –

Has Anyone Seen My Man 1938 –

I’ve Been Treated Wrong 1938 –

Call the Fire Wagon 1939 –

Bad Outside Friends 1939 –

Black Widow Stinger 1939 –

Poor and Wandering Woman Blues 1939 –

Ma Rainey 1940 –

Fingerprint Blues 1940 –

In My Girlish Days 1941 –

Black Rat Swing 1941 –

Me and My Chauffeur 1941 –

Don’ Turn the Card 1941 –

Pig Meat on the Line 1941 –

I’m Not a Bad Girl 1941 –

My Gauge is Going Up 1941 –

Looking the World Over 1941 –

Fashion Plate Daddy 1944 –

Love Come and Go 1944 –

Killer Diller 1946 –

Shout the Boogie 1947 –

KId Man Blues 1949 –

Night Watch Man 1949 –

Kissing in the Dark 1953 –

World of Trouble 1953 –