George "Little Hat" Jones

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  October 5, 1899    Bowie County, TX

Date of Death:  March 7, 1981    Linden, TX

Place of Burial:  Morning Star Cemetery

                          CR 4323, north of TX 77

                          Naples, TX 75568

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

""Little Hat" Jones, 1964. Photograph by Morris G. Craig (http://www.angelfire.com/tx3/nostalgia/Notables.html)

SELECTED RECORDINGS

SOLO

Texas Blues - Complete Recorded Works 1927-1935, Document Records (DOCD-5161)

Texas Blues: Early Blues Masters from the Lone Star State, JSP Records (JSPCD 7730)

ACCOMPANIST

Complete Recordings, Volume 2 (1928-1930), Document Records (MBCD-2002)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Barlow, William. Looking Up At Down: The Emergence of Blues Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989.

Bastin, Bruce. “Texas and the East Coast.” The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990, pp. 59-82.

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

______ and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Koster, Rick. Texas Music. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Larkin, Colin. The Virgin Encyclopedia Of The Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

______. The Story of The Blues. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

______. Barrelhouse Blues. Philadelphia: BasicCivitas Books, 2009.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).

Uzzel, Robert L. Blind Lemon Jefferson. Fort Worth: Eakin Press, 2002.

"George 'Little Hat" Jones," http://www.angelfire.com/tx3/nostalgia/Notables.html. Accessed January 23, 2018.

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