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W. C. Handy Blues by Katharine Handy Lewis

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W. C. Handy Blues by Katharine Handy Lewis

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Sung by His Daughter Katharine Handy Lewis in Traditional Style
Audio CD

Katherine Handy Lewis intended this album as a surprise for her father W.C. Handy, often remembered as the "Father of the Blues." Having grown up with his style of music, she reproduces it better than anyone. The album features the classics "Memphis Blues" and "Chantez-les-Bas," and Ms. Lewis is accompanied by James P. Johnson.

YEAR RELEASED 1958
RECORD LABEL Folkways Records
SOURCE ARCHIVE Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
COPYRIGHT 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1958 Folkways Records

GENRE(S) BluesJazz & Ragtime 
COUNTRY(S) United States 
CULTURE GROUP(S) African American 
INSTRUMENT(S) Piano 
SUBJECT(S) BluesInstrumental music 
CREDITS

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Sung by His Daughter Katharine Handy Lewis in Traditional Style
Audio CD

Katherine Handy Lewis intended this album as a surprise for her father W.C. Handy, often remembered as the "Father of the Blues." Having grown up with his style of music, she reproduces it better than anyone. The album features the classics "Memphis Blues" and "Chantez-les-Bas," and Ms. Lewis is accompanied by James P. Johnson.

YEAR RELEASED 1958
RECORD LABEL Folkways Records
SOURCE ARCHIVE Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
COPYRIGHT 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1958 Folkways Records

GENRE(S) BluesJazz & Ragtime 
COUNTRY(S) United States 
CULTURE GROUP(S) African American 
INSTRUMENT(S) Piano 
SUBJECT(S) BluesInstrumental music 
CREDITS