BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WRITINGS BY GAYLE DEAN WARDLOW
by Edward Komara

THROUGH JULY 1995

BOOKS

With Stephen Calt. "King Of The Delta Blues: The Life And Music Of Charlie Patton" Rock Chapel Press, 1988.

ARTICLES

"Mysteries in Mississippi" (about Robert Johnson, Charley Patton), Blues Unlimited #30 (February 1966) :10

"Legends Of The Lost" (about Henry Speir), Blues Unlimited #31 (March 1966):3-4; #34 (July 1966):3; #35 (August 1966):3;#36 (September 1966) :7

"Son House (Collector Classics 14) Comments and Additions." Blues Unlimited #42 (March/April 1966) : 7-8

"King Solomon Hill" 78 Quarterly #1, (1967) : 5-9

With Stephen Calt (Jacques Roche, pseud.) "Patton's Murder-Whitewash Or Hogwash" 78 Quarterly #1, (1967) : 10-17

"Ledell Johson Remembers His Brother Tommy" 78 Quarterly #1, (1967) : 63-65

"The Black Birds of Paradise" 78 Quarterly #2, (1968) : 7-12

"The Huff Brothers: Luther and Percy" Blues Unlimited, #56 (September 1968) : 4,6

"Rev. D.C. Rice--Gospel Singer" Storyville #23 (June-July 1969) : 164-167

"Highway 80 Blues" (about Tommy ("Legs Thompson") Lee), Blues Unlimited #66 (October 1969) :12-13

"Gayle Wardlow's Memphis City Directory Blues" Blues Unlimited #68 (December 1969) : 16-17

With Mike Leadbitter "Canton Mississippi Breakdown". (about Elmore James), Blues Unlimited #91 (May 1972) : 5-10

"Greenville Smokin'!" Blues Unlimited #99 (February -March 1973) : 12

"Down at the Depot: The Story Of John Lee" (about John Arthur Lee), Blues Unlimited #113 (May/June 1975):12-13

With Jim O'Neal "Garfield Akers & Mississippi Joe Callicott: From the Hernando Cottonfields to Beale Street and the Juke Joints.", Living Blues #50 (Spring 1981) :26-27

With Stephen Calt "Bitchin' Boogie: An Open Letter To Blues Fans" Blues Unlimited #140 (Spring 1981) : 39

"A Quick Ramble With Ramblin' Thomas, Jesse Thomas, Will Ezell, Bessie Tucker, Elzadie Robinson and Texas Talent Scouts R. T. Ashford and the Kendle Brothers.", Blues Unlimited #141 (Autumn 1981) :14-15

"Got Four, Five Puppies, One Little Shaggy Hound." (about Ishmon Bracey), Blues Unlimited #142 (Summer 1984) : 4-11

With Stephen Calt "He's a Devil of a Joe." (about Blind Joe Reynolds), Blues Unlimited #146 (Autumn/Winter 1984):16-20

"Can't Tell My Future: The Mystery Of Willie Brown." Blues Unlimited #147 (1986) : 6-9

"One Last Walk Up King Solomon Hill." Blues Unlimited #148 (Winter 1987) : 8-12

"Big Foot" William Harris" 78 Quarterly #3 (1988) : 45-48

With Stephen Calt "Robert Johnson" 78 Quarterly #4 (1989): 40-50

With Stephen Calt "The Buying And Selling of Paramounts-Part 3" 78 Quarterly #5, (1990):7-24

"Six Who Made Recorded History--1926-1935" 78 Quarterly #5, 1990 (John Byrd, Isaiah Nettles, Sonny Scott, Freddie Spruell, Elvie Thomas, Geeshie Wiley.)

With Stephen Calt Paramount Part 4 : The Advent of Arthur Laibly." 78 Quarterly #6 (1991) : 8-26

With Stephen Calt "Paramount's Decline And Fall" 78 Quarterly #7, (1992) : 7-29

"Searching for the Robert Johnson Death Certificate." Blues Revue Quarterly #6 (Fall 1992) : 26-27

"H.C. Speir (1895-1972)" 78 Quarterly #8 (1994) : 11-33

"Ten Most Played Blues 78s." victrola and 78 Journal #6 (Summer 1995) : 50-51

LINER NOTES

Biographical notes for Really! The Country Blues, 1927-1933 Origin Jazz Library OJL-2

Biographical notes for Mississippi Blues, 1927-1940 Vol 1 Origin Jazz Library OJL-5

Biographical notes for Country Blues Encores, 1927-1935 Origin Jazz Library OJL-8

Biographical notes, appended to notes by Bernard Klatzko, for In The Spirit No 1 and No 2. Origin Jazz Library OJL-12 and -13 2 records

PUBLISHED INTERVIEWS WITH WARDLOW

Patrick Howse. "Blues Researcher Gayle Dean Waldlow Talks About Delta Blues and the Robert Johnson Mystery." Monitor (Peavey) 10, #3 (1991) : 30-39.

Godfather of Delta Blues, H.C. Speir" Monitor (Peavey) 34-44

Additions though August, 1996:

"Robert Johnson." In THE ROOTS OF ROBERT JOHNSON by Stefan Grossman and Woody Mann, pp.4-6. Pacific, MO: Mel Bay Publications, 1993.

"Henry 'Son' Sims: 'Farrell Blues Mama, Sho' Don't Worry Me.'" 78 QUARTERLY no.9 (1996): 11-19.