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Bukka White

Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White (November 12, 1906  – February 26, 1977) was an African-American Delta blues guitarist and singer. Bukka is a phonetic spelling of White's first name; he was named after the African-American educator and civil rights activist Booker T. Washington.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 12th, 1906 (Mississippi), Died February 26th, 1977 (Memphis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, songwriter, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-59995 10-in. 5/26/1930 The new 'Frisco train Napoleon Hairston ; Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with talk and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59996 10-in. 5/26/1930 The Panama Limited Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59997 10-in. 5/26/1930 The doctor blues Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59998 10-in. 5/26/1930 Mississippi milk blues Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-59999 10-in. 5/26/1930 Women shootin' blues Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-60000 10-in. 5/26/1930 Mule lopin' blues Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62501 10-in. 5/26/1930 Stranger woman blues Napoleon Hairston ; Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with talk and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62502 10-in. 5/26/1930 Jealous man blues Napoleon Hairston ; Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with talk and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62503 10-in. 5/26/1930 Moma ain't going to have it here Napoleon Hairston ; Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with talk and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62504 10-in. 5/26/1930 Dirty mistreatin' blues Napoleon Hairston ; Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with talk and 2 guitars vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, songwriter  
Victor BVE-62505 10-in. 5/26/1930 Over yonder Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62506 10-in. 5/26/1930 I am in the heavenly way Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and female vocals instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62507 10-in. 5/26/1930 Trusting in my Saviour Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BVE-62508 10-in. 5/26/1930 The promise true and grand Washington White [i.e., Bukka White] Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and female vocal accompaniment instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "White, Bukka," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103197.

White, Bukka. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103197.

"White, Bukka." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103197

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