Oscar Woods

Vocals, guitar

Place of Birth: April 7, 1903    Natchitoches, LA

Place of Death:  December 14, 1955    Shreveport, LA

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Low Life Blues / Come On Over To My House Baby, Vocalion (04745)

The Lone Wolf: 1930-1938, Document Records (DLP 517)

Oscar Woods & Black Ace, Texas Slide Guitars: Complete Recorded Works 1930-1938 In Chronological Order, Document Records

     (DOCD-5143)

Texas Blues: Early Blues Masters From The Lone Star State, JSP Records (JSPCD 7730)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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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.

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Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press,2008.

Govenar, Alan. 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.

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

Lornell, Kip and Tracey E.W. Laird (Eds.) Shreveport Sounds in Black and White. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008.

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

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

______. Broadcasting the Blues. New York: Routledge, 2006.

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

Oliver, Paul and Mack McCormick (Alan Govenar, ed.). The Blues Come to Texas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2019.

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

Oscar "Buddy" Woods, courtesy of www.discogs.com

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