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Find in this ring anything you can think of about the music called the blues and the men and women who write, perform and purvey it.  Pictured (courtesy an unknown photographer) on this page:  W.C. Handy with his Memphis Orchestra circa 1918, Handy in center rear, wearing a moustache, holding his trumpet. and band members including (from left to right) Sylvester Bevard, Jasper Taylor, unkown member, (Handy himself), Darne; more unknown members.  The inscription by Handy reads: To my esteemed friend Mr. Robt. R. Church, with my best wishes. W.C. Handy (illegible date) 3, 1918; on the NavBar:  1914 sheet music, "Saint Louis Blues," written by W.C. Handy and  published by Pace & Handy Music Co, Memphis, Tennessee

 

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