Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
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Memphis blues is contained in one folder consisting of 3 parts in d minor concert and 1 part in c minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in d minor for 3 voices - soprano, tenor, baritone. Part in c minor for 1 voice - soprano. Lyrics begin "Folks, I've just been down, down to Memphis town ...". Parts are noted on the verso of the conductor score for "Gettin' up morning." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.