Marco Washington

Bass

Place of Birth:  June 30, 1886    Marshall, TX

Place of Death:  December 30, 1952    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Lincoln Memorial Cemetery

                         1311 Murdock Road

                         Dallas, TX 75217

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:

Dallas String Band - I Used To Call Her Baby

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Coley Jones & The Dallas String Band , Complete Recordings In Chronological Order (1927-29), Matchbox Records (MSE 208)

Texas: Black Country Dance Music (1927-1935), Document Records (DOCD-5162)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

Chadbourne, Eugene. "Marco Washington," allmusic.com, https://www.allmusic.com/artist/marco-washington-mn0001491563. Accessed

     August 2, 2018.

_____. "Dallas String Band," allmusic.com, http://www.allmusic.com/artist/dallas-string-band-mn0000139390. Accessed August 2, 2018.

Corcoran, Michael. All Over the Map – True Heroes of Texas Music. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.

Dance, Helen Oakley. Stormy Monday: The T-Bone Walker Story. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1987.

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.

Obrecht, Jas (Ed.). Rollin’ And Tumblin’. San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books, 2000.

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

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

"Marco Washington (instrumentalist: string bass)," Discography Of Historical American Recordings,

     https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/128234/Washington_Marco_instrumentalist_string_bass. Accessed August 2, 2018.

 

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