The Ragtime Millionaire

Album: Guitar Wizards (1928)
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Songfacts®:

  • According to Paul Oliver in the 1984 Cambridge University Press monograph Songsters and Saints: Vocal traditions on Race Records, "The Ragtime Millionaire" is thought to be the first reference to the blues by a black writer, "not as a song form but as a condition".
    It was written by Irving Jones, and published in 1900. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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