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Title Blues : an anthology. Complete words and music of 53 great songs / edited by W.C. Handy ; with an historical and critical text by Abbe Niles ; with pictures by Miguel Covarrubias ; rev. by Jerry Silverman.

Publication Info. New York : Macmillan Co., [1972]
©1972

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Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  781.573 H    Check Shelf
Description 224 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Train's a-comin' ; Let us cheer the weary traveller ; Somebody's wrong about dis bible ; Joe Jacobs ; Goin' to see my Sarah ; Sail away, ladies ; Come on, Eph! ; Juba ; East St. Louis ; A typical stomp ; Careless love ; Ever after on ; Vesta and Mattie's blues / arranged by W.C. Handy -- Got no mo' home dan a dog / W.C. Handy -- Friendless blues / W.C. Handy and Mercedes Gilbert -- The Memphis blues / W.C. Handy -- Dallas blues / H.A. Wand and Lloyd Garrett -- The jogo blues ; St. Louis blues ; Yellow dog blues / W.C. Handy -- Golden brown blues / W.C. Handy and Langston Hughes -- Stingaree blues / Clinton A. Kemp -- Florida blues / W.K. Phillips, D. Hoffman, and A. Neale -- The hesitating blues ; Joe Turner blues / W.C. Handy -- The snakey blues / Will Nash -- Wall Street blues / W.C. Handy and Margaret Gregory -- Beale Street blues / W.C. Handy -- Tishomingo blues / Spencer Williams -- Hooking cow blues / Douglass Williams -- Blue gummed blues / W.C. Handy and Dave Elfman -- Blind man blues / Billie McLaurin and Eddie Green -- Deep river blues / Lucile M. Handy and Eddie Green -- Goin' down that long long lonesome road / Will Nash -- Aunt Hagar's children / W.C. Handy -- Aunt Hagar's children blues / W.C. Handy and J. Tim Brymn -- Loveless love ; Sundown blues ; The basement blues ; Way down where the blues began / W.C. Handy -- Basin Street blues / Spencer Williams -- The blues I've got / N.E. Reed and Ethel Neal -- Boogie-woogie on St. Louis blues / Earl Hines -- Shoeboot's serenade ; The gouge of Armour Avenue ; Ole Miss ; Harlem blues ; John Henry blues / W.C. Handy -- Atlanta blues (Make me one pallet on your floor) / W.C. Handy and Dave Elman -- The Chicago gouge / W.C. Handy -- Chantez les bas (Sing 'em low) / W.C. Handy -- Long gone / W.C. Handy and Chris Smith -- Boodle-am (excerpt) / Jack Palmer and Spencer Willams.
Subject Blues (Music)
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Added Author Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958.
Niles, Abbe.
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957.
Silverman, Jerry, 1931-
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