One hundred years ago, in the autumn of 1912, an African-American musician by the name of WC Handy published a song that would take the US by storm - Memphis Blues. It launched the blues as a mass entertainment genre that would transform popular music worldwide.

WC Handy's Memphis Blues: The Song of 1912

One hundred years ago, in the autumn of 1912, an African-American musician by the name of WC Handy published a song that would take the US by storm - Memphis Blues. It launched the blues as a mass entertainment genre that would transform popular music worldwide.

WC Handy House, Florence

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Affordable Bathroom Storage Ideas  turn the clutter of the #bathroom into an example of stylish organization with these bathroom #storage ideas. A cabinet offers extra space for storing toiletries. Towels are at the ready for bath time when rolled and stuffed into an open basket or storage bin. Claim the space over your toilet by adding a bathroom space saver above the toilet to make use of vertical space. Use apothecary jars for cotton balls, swabs and bath salts.

Affordable Bathroom Storage Ideas turn the clutter of the #bathroom into an example of stylish organization with these bathroom #storage ideas. A cabinet offers extra space for storing toiletries. Towels are at the ready for bath time when rolled and stuffed into an open basket or storage bin. Claim the space over your toilet by adding a bathroom space saver above the toilet to make use of vertical space. Use apothecary jars for cotton balls, swabs and bath salts.

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Year of Alabama Music: W.C. Handy (1873-1958)

WOW Looking Black On Today In 1873, WC Handy Know As The "Father of the Blues" Was Born

WOW Looking Black On Today In 1873, WC Handy Know As The "Father of the Blues" Was Born

Handmade Plywood Side Table by Workshop Honey on Etsy.

Handmade Plywood Side Table

WC Handy, "Father of the Blues," was director of music at Alabama A&M from 1900-1902  Here he is shown front left with the college band

WC Handy, "Father of the Blues," was director of music at Alabama A&M from 1900-1902 Here he is shown front left with the college band

WC Handy statue on Beale Street in Memphis, TN.

WC Handy statue on Beale Street in Memphis, TN.

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