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Joe Turner Blues

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This version is unlike the "Joe Turner . Blues" published in 1948 by Clayton F. Summy Co., Chicago, which mentions that Joe Turner was a policeman whose job it was to take prisoners from the I Memphis jail to the penitentiary in Nashville. W. C. Handy, famous blues composer, wrote a song "Joe Turner Blues," copyrighted in 1915. Recorded by Red Williams

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