Resource List of Books, CDs & DVDs

Leroy F. Moore Jr.

Kriphopproject@yahoo.com

This is a growing list. It’s Ongoing.

If you know of any books, CDs or DVDs about Black disabled musicians including but not limited to Blues, Soul and Hip-Hop please contact Leroy at: kriphopproject@yahoo.com

Books

Blues:

1)  The Songs of Blind Folk:   African American Musicians & the Cultures of  Blindness By Terry Rowden  University of Michigan 2009

2)  Revelation Blind Willie Johnson The Biography:  The Man The Words The Music By D.N. Blakey Lulu Press 2007

3Blind Boone: Piano Prodigy By Madge Harrah   Carolrhoda Books, Inc 2004

4)  Shine On Me:  The Biography of a African American Woman, Born Blind  by D. Dexter Vizinau  iUniverse, Inc. 2004

5) Blind Boone: Missouri’s Ragtime Pioneer By Jack A. Batterson University of Missouri Press  1998

6) Blind Lemmon Jefferson: His Life, His Death, and His Legacy By  Robert L. Uzzel   Earkin Press  2002

7) The Blues is My Story By Sam Myers & Jeff Horton University of Mississippi Press 2006

8)  Brother Ray: Ray Charles’ Own Story By Ray Charles & David Ritz First Da Capo Press

9)  Ray Charles: Man & Music  By Michael Lydon  Riverhead Books

10) Shine On Me:  The Biography of an African American Woman, Born Blind By D. Dexter Vizinau !Universe, Inc. 2003

11) Josh White:  Society Blues By Elijah Wald Routledge 200

12) Blues People:  Negro Music in White America By LeRoi Jones HarperCollins Publishers Inc. 1963

13)  Nothing But The Blues:  The Music and the Musicians  Edited by Alan Axelrod 1993

    Soul & R&B:

1)    Curtis Mayfield:  People Never Give Up  by Peter Burns  SanctuaryPublishing  2003

2)    Truly Blessed by Teddy Pendergrass & Patricia Romanowski G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Hip-Hop:

1)    Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm  by Percy Carey Vertigo\DC Comics  2007

2)    Your Feelings Through My Words: If Only My Crutch Could Speak” by Bickford “Preech” Noel

CD's

Black Blind Blues ( And Other Disabilities):

ARTIST TITLE YEAR
Blind Lemon Jefferson The Best of 2000
Willie Foster Live at Airport Grocery 1999
Blind Blake The Essential 2002
Reverand Gary Davis If I Had My Way 2003
Blind Willie McTell Broke Down Engine Blues 1927-1935
Roland Kirk Voluntered Slavery 1969
Snooks Eaglin Live In Japan 1997
Snooks Eaglin New Orleans Street Singer 2005
Robert Bradley Blackwater Surprise 2006
Henry Butler Blues After Sunset 1998
Henry Butler The Game Has Just Begun 2002
A.C, Forehand & Blind Mamie Storefornt & Street Corner 1927-28
Cripple Clarence Lofton Vol. 1 1991
Cedell Davis When Lightn' Struck 2002
Cedell Davis The Horror of it All 1998
Ceder Davis Feel Like Doing Something 1995
Sleepy john estes  Browville Blues 1992
Lightnin Hopkins & Friends BLUES HOOT 1961
     
PEG LEG ARTISTS IN BLUES    
     
Peg Leg Sam Jackson Early In The Morning 1994
Peg Leg Josh Howell Complete Recordings 1926-28
Peg Leg Moffett (Soul) The Shicker (song) 2003
     
DO WHOOP ARTISTS ON CRUTCHES    
     
Walter Jackson The Best of 1996
Walter Jackson Feelings 1994
Walter Jackson It's All Over 2006
Vernon Green Vernon Green & Medallions 1973
Varetta Dilliard Mercy Mr. Percy  
     
BLIND & OTHER DISABLED ARTISTS    
     
Al Hibbler Starring Al Hibbler Here's Hibbler! 1996
Ralph Russel VSEL WOOTHE (The Every Day) 2004
Charlie Jene Live & Feeling The Heat  
Avotcja & Modupue Grattitiude: Live @ Yosh's  
     
DISABILED HIP-HOP ARTIST'S CD's    
     
Krip-Hop Mixtape Krip-Hop Mixtape 2007
Bushwick Bill Phantom of the Rapra 2007
DJ Boogie Blind Live At The P.J.’S Harlem  
J Dilla   Donuts 2006
Paul Johnson (House) We Can Make the World Spin 1996
Paul Johnson In Motion #3  1998
Paul Johnson So Nice 2006
 DJ Quad Brining The Heat 2006
Preechman My Reality 2002
Paraplegic MC P 2004
Professir X A Solider For Cure 2006
Fezo da MadOne Who IZ Leon Soze? 2002
Fezo da MadOne Here I AM 2005
Temple Dynasty Noizemozis 2004
POPPA Wheely The Parkers  
S’Wayne Just Give Me The Microphone!  
S’Wayne Thank You For Lovin Me  
LYFE Southern Comfort 2005
MF Grimm  The Down Fall of Ibliys  
MF Grimm Scares & Memories 2005
MF Grimm Digital Tears 2003
MF Grimm America Hunger 2007
SuperVision    
Helix Boyz The H 2006
4-Wheel City My Wheels, My Music My Life  
Lucky Who Shot Me 2005
     
BLACK BLIND BLUES & HIP-HOP DVDs:    
     
Ray Charles Ray (The Movie) 2005
DJ Boogie Blind The Adventures of Roc Raida 2004
Preechman  Ruff Ryders Documentary 2001
Professir X A City Called Heaven 2006
Ludacris SPOT: Stand Up 2005
Rev. Gary Davis & Sonny Terry Master of the Country Blues 2001
Josh White  Free & Equal Blues 2001

                                                     

 

Blind Willie Johnson                           The Soul of A Man                  2003

Cedell Davis                                          You See Me Laughin’            2003

The Ying Yang Twins (Music video) Puttin’ It In                             2002

Crip Heard (Dancer)                         Boarding House Blues (Movie) 2005

Common (Music Video)                    Closer      

Peg Leg Sam Jackson                         Born For Hard Luck                1972

Preechman  (Music Video)                Black Queens                            2007