Primary – November 16

W.C. Handy, who is considered the father of blues music, was born in Alabama on this date in 1873. He once said this:

“Life is like a trumpet – if you don’t put anything into it, you don’t get anything out of it.”

What do you think he meant when he said that?

You can listen to a recording of W.C. Handy’s Memphis Blues by clicking on song the title.

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