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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 ; revised by Jerry Silverman.

Format Musical Score and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Da Capo Press, 1985.
Description1 score (224 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorHandy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958.
Other author/creatorNiles, Abbe, writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorCovarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957 illustrator.
Other author/creatorSilverman, Jerry, writer of accompanying material.
Series Roots of jazz
Roots of jazz. ^A256056
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 / Arr. W.C. Handy -- Got no mo' home dan a dog / W.C. Handy -- Friendless blues / W.C. Handy and Mercedes Gilbert -- The Memphis blues ; Dallas blues ; 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 Elman -- 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 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 -- 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 ; Chantez les bas (Sing 'em low) / W.C. Handy -- Long gone / W.C. Handy and Chris Smith -- Boodle-am (excerpt) / Jack Palmer and Spencer Williams.
General noteFor voice and piano; includes chord symbols.
General noteReprint. Previously published: New York : Macmillan, 1972.
General noteIncludes index.
Bibliography noteBibliography: p. 217-218.
LCCN 84001801
ISBN0306762447 :

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Music Music Stacks M1630.18 .B622 1985 ✔ Available Place Hold

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