Parker Smith, Rachel Wienecke
- Completely lost vision after fall from subway platform.
- He worked as a school teacher.
- Was a important figure in the Harlem Renaissance, a black cultural movement
- Started his own band which toured the south for many years
- Became band leader of famous tourist show
- Performed Ragtime, light classics and marches
- Wrote a biography "Father of the Blues"
- Handy wrote an election campaign song for the mayor of Memphis, Edward H.
- "St. Louis Blues" - 1914
- "Memphis Blues" - 1909
- "Beale Street Blues" - 1916
- "Careless Love"
- "Yellow Dog"
- "Old Miss Rag"
- "Bunch O Blues"
- "Way Down Where The Blues Begin"
- "Joe Turner Blues" - 1915
- 78 RPM Collection
- Classics meet Pops
- W.C Handy's Memphis Blues Band
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