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Handy

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Handy

On 3 April 2019, Handy was a guest on Melon Magic w/ Powell. Handy has been played on NTS shows including The Trilogy Tapes, with Dump first played on 21 July 2017.

William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was a blues composer and musician. He was widely known as the "Father of the Blues".

Handy remains among the most influential of American songwriters. Though he was one of many musicians who played the distinctively American form of music known as the blues, he is credited with giving it its contemporary form. While Handy was not the first to publish music in the…

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