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St. Louis blues / words and music by W.C. Handy.

Image ID: g98c148_001

St. Louis blues / words and music by W.C. Handy.  [The Saint Louis blues] (1914)

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Image Title

:  St. Louis blues / words and music by W.C. Handy.

Alternate Title

: The Saint Louis blues

Additional Name(s)

: Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 -- Composer

Created Date

: 1914

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (5 p.) : ill., ; 31 cm.


: Caption title. Note 2.) Cover photograph insert of singer Marion Harris. Note 3.) First line of chorus: Got de St. Louis Blues jes as blue as ah can be. Note 4.) First line of text: I hate to see de ev'nin' sun go down. Note 5.) For voice and piano, with chord diagrams for ukulele in D. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 7.) The first successful 'blues' published--Cover. Note 8.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923


: Published music.


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Catalog Call Number

: Music (Sheet) 98-127

Digital ID

: g98c148_001

Record ID

: 182446

Digital Item Published

: 8-17-2006; updated 3-25-2011

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