From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

I went down to St. James Infirmary : investgations in the shadowy world of early jazz-blues in the company of Blind Willie McTell, Louis Armstrong, Don Redman, Irving Mills, Carol Moore, and a host of others, and where did this dang song come from an

Author(s)/Publishing Information

Robert W Harwood


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Contents: Dyin' crapshooters blues -- The unfortunate rake -- Ding dong daddies from Dumas -- Gambler's blues -- St. James Infirmary, part I -- St. James Infirmary, part II -- Gambler's blues (St. James Infirmary blues) --App. A. Song variants -- App. B. Record labels -- App. C. Comments on early recordings -- App. D. A bit more about Carl Moore. 


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