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Title
Beale Street blues
Names
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1917

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1917
Place: New York
Publisher: Handy Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 98-121
Topics
Songs
Blues (Music)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover photograph of W. C. Handy.
Content: First line of text: I've seen the lights of gay Broadway.
Content: For voice and piano, with chord diagrams for ukulele.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words and music by W.C. Handy.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-C112
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14527928
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffddfe30-c641-012f-c9a2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1917: Created
  • 1958: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Beale Street blues" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1917. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f04-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Beale Street blues" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 13, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f04-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1917). Beale Street blues Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4f04-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Beale Street blues