George W. Thomas
Date of Birth: March 9, 1883 Pine Bluff, AR
Date of Death: March 6, 1937 Chicago, IL
Place of Burial: Restvale Cemetery
11700 S. Laramie Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803
Has Marker: Unmarked
Grave Location: Section 1B, Row 1, Grave 34
George W. Thomas - The Rocks
McKinney's Cotton Pickers – I'll Make Fun For You / Then Someone's In Love, Victor (V-38142)
'Give It To Me Good, Mr Hersal' - The Piano Blues Volume 4: The Thomas Family 1925-1929, Magpie Records (PY 4404)
Texas Girls: The Complete Recordings In Chronological Order Of Lillian Miller, Hattie Hudson, Gertrude Perkins, Ida May Mack &
Bobbie Cadillac (1926-1929), Document Records (DOCD-5163)
Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.
Becker, Chris. “Texas Piano Players: A Legacy (Part One), Houston Press, Wednesday, December 22, 2010.
http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/texas-piano-players-a-legacy-part-1-6368838. Accessed July 7, 2017.
Brothers, Thomas. Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Clayton, Lawrence and Joe W. Specht. The Roots of Texas Music. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2003.
Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.
Corcoran, Michael. All Over the Map – True Heroes of Texas Music. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.
Davis, Francis. The History of The Blues. New York: Hyperion, 1995.
Edwards, Bill. "George Washington Thomas/Hersal Thomas," ragpiano.com, ragpiano.com/comps/gwthomas.shtml. Accessed April 3, 2018.
Felps, Paula. Lone Stars and Legends: The Story of Texas Music. Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2001.
Oliphant, Dave. Texan Jazz. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996.
______. Jazz Mavericks of the Lone Star State. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.
Oliver, Paul. The Story of The Blues. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.
Pinsker, Robert I. "George W. Thomas and Hersal Thomas," sandiegoragtime.com,
http://www.sandiegoragtime.com/ThomasBrothersEssayFiles/GWTessay.html. Accessed April 3, 2018.
Rowe, Mike. “Piano Blues and Boogie Woogie.” The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990, pp. 83-111.
Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).
Yanow, Scott. Jazz On Record: The First Sixty Years. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003.
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "George W. Thomas (composer),"
https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/62116/Thomas_George_W._composer. Accessed April 3, 2018.
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "George W. Thomas (lyricist),
https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/114490/Thomas_George_W._lyricist. Accessed April 3, 2018.
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "George W. Thomas (songwriter),"
https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/127883/Thomas_George_W._songwriter. Accessed April 3, 2018.