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William Christopher Handy's "Memphis Blues" Was Published


'The Yellow Dog Rag'

Another colorful cover of one of the early blues pieces Handy wrote and published

CREDIT: Handy, W. C. “The yellow dog rag; He's gone where the Southern crosses the Yellow Dog. 1914,” 1914. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University. Reproduction Number Music B-219.

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