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Index Aaronson, Lazarus A., 226 Abbott, Lynn, 165 abolitionists, 25–6, 48; see also Underground Railroad Abyssinian Baptist Church (Harlem), 229 Adams, John, 90 Aeolian Hall (New York), 197, 199 African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 26–9, 33, 44, 50, 166, 181, 207, 208 Afro-American Symphony (Still), 200, 214 “After You’re Gone,” 179 “Aggravatin’ Papa” (WCH and Robinson), 183 Ajax Records, 136 Alabama Great Southern Railway Line, 81 Alabama State Agricultural and Mechanical College for Negroes, 79–83, 85 Alabama State Constitution Convention, 20 Alaskan Roof Garden (Memphis), 3, 8, 10, 126, 129, 169 Albee, Edward F., 6 Albert & Charles Boni publishing firm, 193, 224 Alexander, Edward, 258n “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” (Berlin), 198 All Aunt Hagar’s Children (Jones), 230 “All Coons Look Alike to Me” (Hogan), 64–66, 71, 73, 78 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), 211, 213–14 Anderson, Charles, 180 Anderson, Marian, 229 Anderson, Sherwood, 162–63 Antheil, George, 199–200 Antonini, Alfredo, 227 “Ape Mister Eddie” (WCH), 187 Armstrong, Louis, 107, 136, 177, 203, 213, 227–8 Army, U.S., 173; bands, 86, 170 Arno Press, 194 “Artificial Nigger, The” (O’Connor), 55 Ashford, Hammitt, 118, 159, 162 “Atlanta Blues” (WCH), 99 Atlanta University, 12, 149, 177 Audio Archives, 226 “Aunt Hagar’s Children Blues” (WCH), 14, 37, 74, 77, 187–8, 221, 230 “Au Revoir, But Not Good-bye, Soldier Boy” (Brown and Tilzer), 167 Austin, Lovey, 175 Avery, Mr. and Mrs. Dan, 66 “Baby Seals Blues” (Seals), 139, 142, 163, 224 Bailey, Pearl, 14 Baldwin, James, 55 Baltimore Afro-American, 215 Bankhead, Tallulah, 223 Baptist Church, 207 Barbour, John, 176 Barrasso family, 6, 7, 164, 215, 216, 225 Basie, Count, 14 “Beale Street Blues” (WCH), 3, 5, 8, 13, 113, 143, 165–6, 175, 183, 184, 188, 228, 236n; Carnegie Hall performances of, 203; composition of, 112, 145; crossover success of, 166, 178; in movie scores, 201; “parking” of copyright for, 189, 193; recordings of, 10, 173, 183, 213, 226; symphonic use of musical motifs from, 198, 199; vaudeville performances of, 167, 186 “Bear, The” (Faulkner), 90–1 Bechet, Sidney, 177 Bennett, Theron Catlin, 132–35, 138, 146 Berlin, Irving, 151, 176, 178, 198 Bernard, Al, 261n Bernstein, Leonard, 14, 227–8 Bernstein on Jazz (record album), 227 Berryman, John, 246n Bevard, Sylvester V., 3, 169, 258n big bands, 18, 221, 225, 227 Billboard magazine, 16 Bill Haley and His Comets, 261n Birth of the Blues (movie), 218, 266n Bizet, Georges, 34 blackface entertainment, see minstrelsy Black Swan Records, 186, 190, 202, 204 Blake, Avis, 15 Blake, Eubie, 15, 170, 212, 229 Bland, James, 87 Blanks sisters, 137, 142, 146 Blesh, Rudi, 55–56, 64, 67, 265n Blotner, Joseph, 251n Blue Amberol record cylinders, 131 Blue Five, 177 blues, 9, 12, 32, 52–5, 108, 114, 118, 127, 136, 138, 157, 162, 176, 191, 195, 225, 240n, 264n; barnyard imitations in, 39; crossover success of, 158; emotive power of, 181; Mississippi Delta, 8–9, 11, 18, 88, 89, 94–101, 103–7, 110, 115–16, 139–41, 225; Morton’s claims about, 215–17; in movies, 201–3, 218; naïve performers of, 39; New Orleans–style, 18, 215, 224, 217, 230; published, 18, 120, 130–4, 139–46, 167, 196, 204, 207, 208, 213; ragtime mixed with, 88, 107–8, 120–3, 131; symphonic arrangements of, 196–201; in vaudeville, 7–8, 163–5, 216; see also titles of specific songs Blues: An Anthology (WCH), 193–4, 219, 224 Blues and Jazz Spring (1917), 166, 206 Bontemps, Arna, 217 boogie-woogie, 225 Bookman, 191 Book of American Negro Spirituals, The (Johnson), 209 brass bands, 8, 40–2, 44, 48–9, 51, 63, 88, 114, 229, 230–2 “Breathless” (Lewis), 16 Brewer, Christopher, 30 Brewer, Llewellyn, 226 “Bride Groom Has Done Come, The” (spiritual), 209 Brink, Joseph, 58 Broadway revues and musicals, 64, 82, 178 Brooks, Reuben, 115 Brown, John, 70–71 Brown, Lew, 167 Brown, Rube, 64 Brown, Sarah, 165 Brubeck, Dave, 15, 227 Brunswick Records, 182, 183 Bryan, Frederick, 176 “Bucking Mule, The” (folk song), 42 Buddy Holly and the Crickets, 16 “Bull Dog Rag” (Dobyns), 123 “Bully of the Town” (folk song), 47, 84–86, 154, 179 Burleigh, Harry T., 209, 214, 226 Bynum, Charlie, 114, 115, 118–19 Index 274 Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, 191 cakewalks, 61, 78, 204 call-and-response, 142–44 Calloway, Cab, 14, 206, 212, 229 “Camptown Races” (Foster), 54, 62 Capra, Frank, 222 “Careless Love” (folk song), 213 Carnegie Hall (New...

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