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W.C. Handy's blues : an anthology : complete words and music of 70 great songs and instrumentals / with historical text by Abbe Niles ; edited with a new introduction by Elliott S. Hurwitt ; pictures by Miguel Covarrubias.

Format Musical Score and Print
Publication InfoMineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2012.
Description1 score (xii, 281 pages) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Other author/creatorHandy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 arranger of music, composer.
Other author/creatorNiles, Abbe, writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorHurwitt, Elliott S. editor.
Other author/creatorCovarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957 illustrator.
Spine title Blues, an anthology
Contents The background. 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 blues. 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 (A down home blues) / Clinton A. Kemp. The 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 (Añoranzas) / 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 South 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 -- Blues-songs. 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 -- Bonus blues. The blues (but I'm too blamed mean to cry) / J. Tim Brymn and Chris Smith. Baby Seals blues / Baby F. Seals. New York tango blues / W.N. Spiller. The long lost blues / J. Paul Wyer and H. Alf Kelley. Kansas City / Willard Robison and Euday L. Bowman. Rice Hotel blues / Jimmie Marten. A bunch of blues (fox trot) / J. Paul Wyer and H. Alf Kelley. The weary blues / H. Alf Kelley. Barnyard blues (Livery stable blues) / D.J. La Rocca. West Texas blues / Chas. H. Booker Jr. Royal Garden blues / Clarence Williams and Spencer Williams. Gulf Coast blues / Clarence Williams. Weeping willow blues (after Bessie Smith) / Paul Carter. Banjo blues ; Mississippi blues (Bamville croon) ; Mountain top blues (Blue mama's suicide wail) ; Rock pile blues (Mama's prison yard blues) / Spencer Williams.
General noteArr., and in part composed, by W.C. Handy.
General note"... a new compilation of music selected from the original publication by Charles Boni and distributed by Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York copyright © 1926, 1949, and later revised by MacMillan, New York copyright © 1972, 1990, and other early authoritative sources"--T.p. verso.
General noteIncludes "The story of the blues" (p. 12-45) and notes on the songs (p. 262-274) by Abbe Niles, from the 1949 ed.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 275-277).
Action note Joyner- committed to retain 20200101 20401231 CUSP

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