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  1. says: Summary ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ W.C. Handy W.C. Handy ↠ 8 characters PDF NEW [Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback]

    PDF NEW [Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback] Some of the stories particularly of Handy's life before he hit the big time are interesting and told with a fine sense of humor The chapter with Handy's take on ASCAP and copyright law circa 1940 was interesting also Other parts of the book ramble on listing performers music I've never heard ofHandy's attitude toward black vs white performers of the blues and his disdain for swing make for slightly uncomfortable reading

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    characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback PDF NEW [Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback] W.C. Handy ↠ 8 characters This came in a pile of donations; I'm familiar with the effect Handy's work as the first major blues songwriter had on other performers than I am with his music itself though St Louis Blues has enchanted me as it has so many others across the last century His memoir is nonetheless an intriguing portrait of the music industry in its infancy written in 1941 in the midst of the ASCAP ban on radio work which it describes a

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    PDF NEW [Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback] As someone who lives in Florence AL it was incredibly moving to read Mr Handy's account on his life growing up in the area It's amazing to know that he walked down the same downtown city streets that I do today The writing is entertaining and

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    PDF NEW [Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback] W.C. Handy ↠ 8 characters characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback There is value in the first person recount of an important phase of american music But all too often Handy descends into listing artists and events without giving much attention to the world around them

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characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback

characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ork as publisher and song writer; his association with the literati of the Harlem RenaissanceHandy's remarkable tale pervaded with his uniue personality and humor reveals not only the career of the man who brought the blues to the world's attention but the whole scope of American music from the days of the old popular songs of the South through ragtime to the great era of ja. As someone who lives in Florence AL it was incredibly moving to read Mr Handy s account on his life growing up in the area It s amazing to know that he walked down the same downtown city streets that I do today The writing is entertaining and honest I would encourage anyone with a curiosity about Mr Handy s life or the history of blues music to read this book

Summary ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ W.C. HandyFather of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback

characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF W C Handy's blues “Memphis Blues Beale Street Blues St Louis Blues changed America's music forever In Father of the Blues Handy presents his own story a vivid picture of American life now vanished W C Handy 1873–1958 was a sensitive child who loved nature and music; but not until he had won a reputation did his father a preacher of stern Calvinist faith forgive him for f. Some of the stories particularly of Handy s life before he hit the big time are interesting and told with a fine sense of humor The chapter with Handy s take on ASCAP and copyright law circa 1940 was interesting also Other parts of the book ramble on listing performers music I ve never heard ofHandy s attitude toward black vs white performers of the blues and his disdain for swing make for slightly uncomfortable reading I also find it odd that he talks about how you can t feel it if you haven t lived it yet most of the performances he talks about are of orchestras or bands playing from musical scores not self taught musicians playing their own songs or bands playing head arrangements

W.C. Handy ↠ 8 characters

characters Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ollowing the devilish calling of black music and theater Here Handy tells of this and other struggles the lot of a black musician with entertainment groups in the turn of the century South; his days in minstrel shows and then in his own band; how he made his first 100 from Memphis Blues; how his orchestra came to grief with the First World War; his successful career in New Y. This came in a pile of donations I m familiar with the effect Handy s work as the first major blues songwriter had on other performers than I am with his music itself though St Louis Blues has enchanted me as it has so many others across the last century His memoir is nonetheless an intriguing portrait of the music industry in its infancy written in 1941 in the midst of the ASCAP ban on radio work which it describes and advocates at some length Handy also delves into the racism he and his peers experienced in the early part of the 20th century It s uite surreal to experience someone basically referring to Louis Armstrong as the face of youth the stuff the kids are into Like most music memoirs the book is most interesting before Handy makes it though he has a few rough patches even after reaching the peak of his magnitude It s not a book I m likely to revisit but its firsthand glance at music copyright as it existed at this point makes for a fascinating and not wholly alien companion to what goes on today in the streaming era

  • Paperback
  • 340
  • Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback
  • W.C. Handy
  • English
  • 17 July 2018
  • 9780306804212