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William Christopher Handy Quotes

William Christopher Handy Quotes & Quotations
Name:
William Christopher Handy
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
American
Birth day:
Birth year:

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    I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 2
    I think America concedes that true American music has sprung from the Negro. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 3
    My big ears indicated a talent for music. This thrilled me. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 4
    Nature was my kindergarten. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 5
    Saving was slow and painful. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
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    Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love. All the world seemed bright and changed. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 7
    The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 8
    The name of my ailment was longing, and it was not cured till I finally went to the department store and counted out the money in small coins before the dismayed clerk. When I came to the house, I held up the instrument before the eyes of the astonished household. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 9
    Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate, I could visualize the notes in scale, all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
  • 10
    With a guitar I would be able to express the things I felt in sounds. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy
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    You've got to appreciate the things that come from the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down. William_Christopher_HandyWilliam Christopher Handy