W. C. Handy
Birthplace: Florence, AL
Location of Death: New York City
Info: Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy Quotes
In the South of long ago whenever a new man appeared for work in any of the laborers' gangs, he would be asked if he could sing. If he could he got the job. The singing of these working men set the rhythm for the work.
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