Baton Rouge Blues


Size: 6 interviews on 14 recordings

Dates of interviews: 1996 - 2008

Principle Interviewers: Jo Jackson, Mary Price

Finding Aids: Abstracts

Audio Availability: MP3

Processing Status: 17% of interviews are cataloged (1 of 6)

Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts

Description: This project focuses on the careers of Baton Rouge-area blues musicians and the history of blues music in the city of Baton Rouge. Interviewees discuss prominent blues musicians, local and national blues music venues, the blues scene in other U.S. and some international cities, record labels, recording contracts and record sales, musical training and mentorship, touring, and radio broadcasts among other topics.

Interview Abstracts

Oscar Davis

Chris Thomas King

Ernest "Tabby" Thomas (by Jo Jackson)

Ernest "Tabby" Thomas (by Kim Turner)

Ernest "Tabby" Thomas (by Mary Price)

Ernest "Tabby" Thomas and Chris Thomas King

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