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Handwritten manuscript lead sheet for Clifford Hayes's "Bye Bye Blues," submitted for copyright registration in 1928.

Clifford Hayes, Ben Hunter, Earl McDonald, and the Louisville Jug Bands

Posted by: Melissa Wertheimer

The following is a guest post by Reader Services Technician Mary Joy Lamb. While working as a technician in the Library of Congress Music Division I came across Clifford Hayes’s copyright lead sheet for “Bye Bye Blues” from 1928. The yellowed paper, the rushed corrections, and the date caught my eye. I snapped an image …