Archive for the ‘Henry Thomas’ Category

Author:  Greil Marcus
Source: The VillageVoice,  12th January 1976, pp 73-74


Greil Marcus (1945) is an American author, music journalist and cultural critic,  notable for producing scholarly and literary essays that place rock music in a much broader framework of culture and politics than is customary in pop music journalism.

This is an article on Henry Thomas, published in the VillageVoice in 1976 (click the image/Jpeg-format)


Author: Mack McCormick

Source: Liner Notes “Henry Thomas – “Ragtime Texas”: Complete Recorded Works – 1927 to 1929 in Chronological Order (Herwin, 1974)”


The McCormick Liner Notes to Henry Thomas’ “Completed Work” (Herwin, 1974) are a wonderful written document not only on Henry Thomas, but on blues in general. They are as beautiful as the music they describe, presented by a man with a tremendous love and knowledge of this unique genre.

You can read them HERE in PDF-format.

If you prefer to read them in an attractive magazine-stylish way, go here.