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The Resource W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson

W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson

Label
W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues
Title
W.C. Handy
Title remainder
the life and times of the man who made the blues
Statement of responsibility
David Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947 August 11-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, David
Dewey number
782.421643092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.H18
LC item number
R63 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Handy, W. C.
  • Blues musicians
  • Composers
Label
W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223086713923
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. A view of Mr. Handy : one afternoon in Memphis, 1918 -- Slavery, the AME Church, and emancipation : the Handy family of Alabama, 1811-1873 -- W.C. Handy and the music of black and white America, 1873-1896 -- Jumping Jim Crow : Handy as a traveling minstrel musician, 1896-1900 -- Aunt Hagar's ragtime son comes home to Alabama, 1900-1903 -- Where the southern crosses the Yellow Dog : Handy and the Mississippi Delta, 1903-1905 -- Mr. Crump don't 'low : the birth of the commercial blues, 1905-1909 -- Handy's Memphis copyright blues, 1910-1913 -- Tempo à blues : Pace & Handy, Beale Avenue music publishers,1913-1917 -- New York City : national success, the "St. Louis blues," and Blues: an anthology, 1918-1926 -- Symphonies and movies, spirituals and politics, and W.C. Handy as perennial performer, 1927-1941 -- "St. Louis blues" : the final performance, 1958
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 286 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307266095
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008045983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 232980291
  • (OCoLC)232980291
Label
W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson
Link
Publication
Bar code
31223086713923
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue. A view of Mr. Handy : one afternoon in Memphis, 1918 -- Slavery, the AME Church, and emancipation : the Handy family of Alabama, 1811-1873 -- W.C. Handy and the music of black and white America, 1873-1896 -- Jumping Jim Crow : Handy as a traveling minstrel musician, 1896-1900 -- Aunt Hagar's ragtime son comes home to Alabama, 1900-1903 -- Where the southern crosses the Yellow Dog : Handy and the Mississippi Delta, 1903-1905 -- Mr. Crump don't 'low : the birth of the commercial blues, 1905-1909 -- Handy's Memphis copyright blues, 1910-1913 -- Tempo à blues : Pace & Handy, Beale Avenue music publishers,1913-1917 -- New York City : national success, the "St. Louis blues," and Blues: an anthology, 1918-1926 -- Symphonies and movies, spirituals and politics, and W.C. Handy as perennial performer, 1927-1941 -- "St. Louis blues" : the final performance, 1958
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 286 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307266095
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008045983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 232980291
  • (OCoLC)232980291

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