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Read Evolution Of A Song: 'St. Louis Blues' WBGO
August 10, 2011 – Hear five versions of the popular W.C. Handy song, performed by five of America's top jazz artists. WBGO
Listen Hearing Voices: W.C. Handy
February 15, 2005 – Nearly a century ago, musician W.C. Handy recorded the first blues hit, "Memphis Blues."
Listen 'St. Louis Blues'
January 16, 2000 – Margaret Howze reports on the song's background and its definitive 1925 recording by Bessie Smith.
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