W.C. Handy : the Life and Times of the Man Who Made the Blues.

David Robertson charts W.C. Handy's rise from a rural-Alabama childhood in the last decades of the nineteenth century to his emergence as one of the most celebrated songwriters of the twentieth century. The child of former slaves, Handy was first inspired by spirituals and folk songs, and his p...

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Main Author: Robertson, David.
Format: eBook
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Online Access:CONNECT