Lab 1_blues_1 - MUS 307 History of Rock Music Fall 2008...

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MUS 307 History of Rock Music Fall 2008 Teaching Assistant: Wai-chung LI Contact: [email protected]
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‘St. Louis Blues’ (please refer to the CD of the textbook) I hate to see that evening sun go down I hate to see that evening sun go down It makes me think I’m on my last go round Feelin' tomorrow like I feel today Feelin' tomorrow like I feel today I'll pack my grip and make my getaway St. Louis woman with her diamond ring Pulls my man around by her apron strings Wasn’t for powder and his store-bought hair That man I love wouldn’t go nowhere, nowhere I got the St. Louis Blues, just as the blues as I can be He’s got a heart like a rock cast in the sea Or else he wouldn’t have gone so far from me
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‘St. Louis Blues’ Published 1914; recorded 1925 Music and Lyrics: W.C. Handy Singer: Bessie Smith ‘Classic Blues’
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Background of Blues / Classic Blues Race music Emerged from Mississippi Delta to East Texas Success and Popularity Singers: Alberta Hunter (1895-1984): Marian Anderson of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2008 for the course MUS 307 taught by Professor Heflin during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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Lab 1_blues_1 - MUS 307 History of Rock Music Fall 2008...

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