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Handy sings 'Joe Turner' on youtube

GUEST,Joseph Scott 29 Apr 15 - 02:25 PM
Janie 29 Apr 15 - 06:38 PM
GUEST,Mike Yates 30 Apr 15 - 11:51 AM
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Subject: Handy sings 'Joe Turner' on youtube
From: GUEST,Joseph Scott
Date: 29 Apr 15 - 02:25 PM

This is a recording W.C. Handy made of "Joe Turner" in 1938 singing and playing guitar. Notice that he uses the same refrain in both stanzas. Using a refrain in the third line was a very popular approach in black 12-bar songs during about 1895-1910 ("Railroad Bill" etc.).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIXrP9s3WcU


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Subject: RE: Handy sings 'Joe Turner' on youtube
From: Janie
Date: 29 Apr 15 - 06:38 PM

Blue clicky for Joseph's link above. WC Handy singing "Joe Turner"


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Subject: RE: Handy sings 'Joe Turner' on youtube
From: GUEST,Mike Yates
Date: 30 Apr 15 - 11:51 AM

I had no idea that this amazing recording existed. Many thanks for telling us.


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