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Aunt Hagar's Blues (1920)

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AKAAunt Hagar's Children
AKAAunt Hagar's Children's Blues
Rank 901
Music W.C. Handy
Lyrics J Tim Brymn

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Additional information for "Aunt Hagar's Blues" may be found in:

David Ewen
American Songwriters: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary
H. W. Wilson
Hardcover: 489 pages


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W. C. Handy, Arna Bontemps
Father of the Blues: An Autobiography
Da Capo Press; Reprint edition
Paperback: 317 pages


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Henry Martin
Enjoying Jazz
Schirmer Books
Paperback: 302 pages


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J Tim Brymn and W.C. Handy

Year Rank Title
1920 901 “Aunt Hagar's Blues”

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