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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
Summary
Charts Handy's rise from a rural Alabama childhood to become one of the most celebrated songwriters of the twentieth century, responsible for such iconic songs as "St. Louis Blues," "Memphis Blues," and "Beale Street Blues."
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
304992
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947 August 11-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, David
Dewey number
  • 782.421643092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.H18
LC item number
R63 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Handy, W. C.
  • Composers
  • Handy, W. C.
  • Composers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and times of the man who made the blues
Label
W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
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 aG 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
Control code
ocn730054604
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 286 pages
Isbn
9780817356965
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730054604
Label
W.C. Handy : the life and times of the man who made the blues, David Robertson
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
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 aG 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
Control code
ocn730054604
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 286 pages
Isbn
9780817356965
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024296
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730054604

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