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The Memphis blues : a Southern rag
Composer: Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) 1873-1958
Lyrics:Folks I've just been down, down to Memphis town (first line of text)
They got a fiddler there that always slickens his hair, an' folks he sure do pull some bow (first line of chorus)
Contributors:
Norton, George A. 1880-1923
Publisher:Theron C. Bennett Co.
Publication Date:1913
Description:The Memphis blues : a Southern rag / by W.C. Handy ; Geo. Norton's song founded on W.C. Handy's world wide "blue" melody ...
Illustrated dark blue t.p. with photo of Geo. Evans' Honey Boy Minstrels, Ed. V. Cupero, director.
"Successfully featured by Ed. V. Cupero's band and orchestra in Geo. Evans' 'Honey Boy' Minstrels."
Excerpt on p. [6] from: Melancholy / words by Geo. A. Norton ; music by Ernie Burnett.
First line: Folks I've just been down, down to Memphis town.
Refrain: They got a fiddler there that always slickens his hair, an' folks he sure do pull some bow.
Format:1 score ([6] p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Subjects:Popular music--United States
African Americans--Songs and music
Memphis (Tenn.)--Songs and music
Copyright:Permissions/Copyright Statement for Sheet Music
Digital ID:dpl-hac-11841.dc
OCLC Record ID:08150413
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