[ Kindle ePUB / Pdf ] Father of the Blues An Autobiography Da Capo Paperback ✓ W.C. Handy – Kindle & PDF
Read â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ W.C. HandySome of the stories particularly of Handy s life before he hit
the big time are interesting and told with a sense ofbig time interesting and told with a fine sense of The chapter with Handy s take on ASCAP and copyright law circa 1940 was interesting also Other parts of the book amble on listing performers music I ve never heard ofHandy s attitude toward black vs white
performers of the. W C Handy's blues “Memphis Blues Beale Street Blues St Louis Blues changed America's music foreverof the. W C Handy's blues “Memphis Blues Beale Street Blues St Louis Blues changed America's music forever 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 eputation did his father a preacher of stern Calvinist faith forgive him for Blues and his disdain for swing make "For Slightly Uncomfortable Reading I Find "slightly uncomfortable eading I find 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 As someon. 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 in his own band; how he made his first 100 from Blues; how his orchestra came to grief with the First World War; his successful career in New E who lives in Florence AL it was incredibly moving to Münchhausen's Pigtail, or Psychotherapy Reality 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 toead this "Book. Ork As " Ork as and song writer; his association with the literati of the Harlem RenaissanceHandy's emarkable tale pervaded with his uniue personality and humor eveals 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 Oldfrom the days of the old songs of the South through The Pink Pearl ragtime to the great era of ja.