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  Saint Louis Blues (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis Blues" is a piece of American music composed by William Christopher Handy in the blues style.
It was also one of the first blues songs to succeed as a pop song; it has been performed by numerous musicians of all styles from Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith to Glenn Miller and the Boston Pops Orchestra.
The form is unusual in that the verses are the familiar standard twelve bar blues in common time with three lines of lyrics, the first two lines repeated, but it also has a 16-bar bridge written in the habanera rhythm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Louis_Blues_(music)   (454 words)

 Encyclopedia: St. Louis, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apotheosis of Saint Louis, a bronze statue of the city's namesake on horseback, was widely used as a symbol of the city before construction of the Arch.
The Saint Louis metropolitan area, which includes counties in both Missouri and Illinois, is the 18th largest in the United States, with a total population of 2,603,607 as of the 2000 census.
Louis was in Louisiana Territory, which had belonged to France but, after the settlement of the French and Indian War in 1763, was controlled by Spain.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/St.-Louis,-Missouri   (4258 words)

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The Blues were one of the six teams to enter the league in 1967 when the NHL doubled in size.
Doug Gilmour, drafted by St. Louis in 1982, emerged as a superstar.
The Blues were the second-best team in the regular season last year, but a second-round defeat to the Minnesota North Stars was exemplary of their playoff woes.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/s/st/st__louis_blues.html   (775 words)

 St. Louis Blues Hockey Team
The St. Louis Blues were one of the six NHL expansion teams joining the league that year and played at the St. Louis Arena.
In St. Louis, he was paired up with center Adam Oates to form an offensive tandem seldom seen in NHL history.
The Blues lost to the Detroit Red Wings in the second round of the playoffs, Gretzky left for the New York Rangers in the off-season, and Mike Keenan was fired by December of the following year.
www.hockey-fans.com /central/blues   (1062 words)

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Undoubtedly the most long lived and popular blues song ever written is William Christopher Handy's immortal classic, "St. Louis Blues," which has almost taken on a life of it's own since it was written over eighty years ago.
The melody of "St. Louis Blues" contains the Afro-Spanish habanera rhythms (which Handy heard when he toured Cuba with his minstrel show at the turn of the century) were originally created in Cuba and related to those heard in Spanish Tangos and derived from the African "tangana".
The blues were represented by Margaret and Dorothy McCarthy who performed Handy's "Memphis Blues" and "St. Louis Blues." In the production, a truce in the musical battle was called when both parties agreed on Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue," played at the peak of the battle.
bluesnet.hub.org /readings/st.louis.blues.html   (1565 words)

 Jass.com: St Louis Blues: An American Classic
Louis Blues, which has almost taken on a life of its own since it was written over eighty years ago.
Louis Blues contains the Afro-Spanish habanera rhythms (heard by Handy when he toured Cuba with his minstrel show at the turn of the century) which were created in Cuba and related to those heard in Spanish Tangos and derived from the African "tangana".
Louis Blues was always a favorite with vocalists, so it's no surprise that Rudy Vallee, Cab Calloway, the Mills Brothers and the Boswell Sisters all made recordings of the song in 1930.
www.jass.com /stlouisblues.html   (1424 words)

 St. Louis Blues Museum
St. Louis Blues means only one thing to hockey fans: the 36-season hockey franchise that boasts current and future Hall of Famers Glenn Hall, Bernie Federko and Brett Hull as former players.
"St. Louis is just as ripe to call itself a primary blues city as Cleveland does a rock 'n' roll city," she says.
Massey hails from Memphis, a city well know for its blues heritage, but when she came to St. Louis in 1994, she says she was impressed by the city's thriving blues scene.
www.stlblues.net /kj_bluesmuseum.htm   (1864 words)

 St. Louis Blues/San Jose Sharks NHL recap on ESPN
Jochen Hecht had a goal and three assists for St. Louis, which had three goals on three shots in a 2:40 span of the second period and set a team record with five goals in one period.
Louis is trying to become the 16th team in NHL history to win after trailing 3-1 in a series.
The Blues opened the scoring when Turgeon fought off a defender while bringing the puck up the ice and passed to Hecht, who slid a pass to a wide-open Young at the side of the net with 7:29 left in the first period.
espn.go.com /nhl/2000/20000423/recap/stlsan.html   (809 words)

 Pre-war St. Louis Blues Musicians
The tragic race riot in East St. Louis of 1919 could have killed off the life of the city, and in some respects it did: sixty-odd years later it is still an ugly urban wilderness, written off by planners and administrators alike.
Moore¹s singing technique is typical of the St. Louis style with its nasal quality, but the way that she stretches out the vowels and her spoken comments gives her a unique sound.
[St. Louis was fast] but other towns were faster and "Chicago's Too Much For Me" was a not unusual sentitment for artists visiting the city and their first experience of the "fast track." Their other song from the sesion, "61 Highway" was another that would pass into the common currency of the Blues.
www.bluesworld.com /OTHERPRE.html   (8604 words)

 St. Louis Blues Online | Welcome Fans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Blues center Mike Sillinger says that was a question he didn’t go more than a week or so without hearing from his sons Owen and Lukas while he was at home in Phoenix, Arizona, or Regina, Saskatchewan, the past 16 months.
LOUIS (AP) -- Jay McClement scored his first NHL goal on a penalty shot and added an assist to lead the St. Louis Blues to their first win of the season, 4-1 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
LOUISSt. Louis Blues Senior Vice President and General Manager Larry Pleau today announced the club has assigned forward Lee Stempniak to the Blues’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen.
www.stlblues.com   (995 words)

 Doyoubleedblue.com - Where Fans Wanna Bleed!
Louis Blues Senior Vice President and General Manager Larry Pleau today announced that the club has named Don Granato as an assistant coach.
A lockout and two all-star defensemen later, it is time for the Blues to finally suit up again and take on a team known to Blues fans as the dreaded Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, October fifth.
All Blues Hotwire articles are the property of the St.
www.doyoubleedblue.com   (370 words)

 FOXSports.com - NHL- St. Louis Blues Team Front
Blues LW Keith Tkachuk returns to the team after his suspension.
He can still be an average fantasy netminder in St. Louis, but if his defence does not play well on most nights, by season's end Lalime may be in the lower tier of starting netminders in the NHL.
McClement will spend most of this season on the Blues' 3rd or 4th line, so despite his milestone tonight, he is not recommended in fantasy pools.
msn.foxsports.com /nhl/team?categoryId=66318   (366 words)

 St. Louis Blues Museum: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Big Muddy Blues Festival is a free, multi-day music event designed to celebrate the art form known as “the blues,” while highlighting the genre's role in the creation and continuing evolution of American music.
Louis Blues means only one thing to hockey fans: the 36-season hockey franchise that boasts current and future Hall of Famers Glenn Hall, Bernie Federko and Brett Hull as former players.
Massey hails from Memphis, a city well known for its blues heritage, but when she came to St. Louis in 1994, she says she was impressed by the city's thriving blues scene.
stlouisbluesmuseum.com /news.htm   (2593 words)

 St. Louis Blues Australian Rules Football Club
Come for dinner and drinks and to hang out with the members of the St. Louis Blues Australian Rules Football Club that will be heading to Melbourne this August to compete for the US "Revolution" National Team in the biggest international competition the sport has to offer.
Members of the St. Louis Blues Australian Rules Football team will be featured in Tim's segments all morning, dressed in full uniform, performing drills, and speaking in Australian.
LOUIS, Missouri-- The St. Louis Blues won a difficult game against Kansas City on Saturday, due in no small part to the brilliant on-the-fly coaching decisions of Bench Coach D-1, who was manning the sideline because of a devastating injury that would have rendered lesser men bedridden, or at least curled up sucking their thumbs.
www.bluesfooty.com   (961 words)

 Father John Bannon and the St. Louis Irish Confederate Community.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many of the Irish community in St. Louis were living in utter poverty of the "Kerry Patch", an Irish ghetto in North St. Louis (named after County Kerry in Ireland).
The strongly Democratic Irish of St. Louis openly supported the Confederate cause (***See Note), mainly because they opposed a strong centralized government like what they were under in the British Empire.
Louis, Capt. McCoy rode in the vanguard of J.O. Shelby's cavalry and it is very likely he entered St. Louis county to gather military intelligence.
www.sterlingprice145.org /kelly.htm   (6141 words)

 St. Louis Blues and Jazz Hall of Fame
Louis and East St. Louis, on the Mississippi river, the Illinois Central railroad line and Highway 61 have been home permanantly or for extended periods of time to many stellar and lesser lights in the world of blues, jazz and gospel.
She left St. Louis in her teens, with the flaming images of the 1917 race riots in East St. Louis burned indelibly in her memory.
Louis Armstrong was married at Smith's mother's home in St. Louis, Redd Foxx was a high school chum.
www.bluesworld.com /Other.html   (5697 words)

 BluesCrib: Do You Know Your Blues?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The St. Louis Blues finished their quest for the 25th straight playoff berth by beating the Nashville Predators 4-1 in the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville (the team played one more game the next day, and lost to the Wild 3-0, but the game had no playoff consequence).
It's the middle of February, and the Blues are 7th in the Western Conference, even after their February 14th overtime win (a rare one at that) over the last place Penguins and a win over the Coyotes two days later.
And yet there are the St. Louis Blues, a team that many picked to be the deepest defensive club in the entire League.
www.bluescrib.com   (838 words)

 STLBlues :: House Party of the Blues
We're pleased to open The STLBlues History Mailbag, where St. Louis Blues historian and illustrator Kevin Belford brings a Q and A forum here for those seeking to improve their St. Louis Blues knowledge base
Legendary and beloved blues pianist, vocalist and songwriter Emery "Detroit Junior" Williams, Jr., died at his Chicago home on August 9, 2005 of heart failure.
The 71-year-old Grammy-nominated guitarist and singer known for writing and recording the blues anthem "The Blues Is Alright" never awoke from a coma following a stroke he suffered on July 27 in Memphis.
www.stlblues.net   (636 words)

 St. Louis Blues Online | Kids
The St. Louis Blues are pleased to announce another great year of the Junior Blue Note Club, the coolest fan club for kids ages 16 and younger.
Louis Blues players Jamal Mayers and Bryce Salvador, along with the Blues organization and J.Buck's Restaurant, are pleased to announce a new program, Jam 'n Sal's Community Stars.
Fans have the opportunity to send a friend or family member a special birthday greeting during a Blues game for a donation of $25 to The Fourteen Fund, the Blues' charitable trust.
www.stlouisblues.com /kids   (375 words)

 St. Louis Blues
Drummer Joe Morello, who had joined the group in 1956, was tired of playing in strictly 4/4 time and pressed the...
W.C. Handy, the composer, is hailed as the "Father of the Blues." Bessie Smith, who sings, is known as the "Empress of the Blues." Add to that Louis Armstrong, who plays the fills.
The only other musician involved is the obscure Fred Longshaw who, playing a small organ-like instrument, adds to the sanctity.
www.sonymusic.com /artists/SoundtrackForACentury/ie/track/1705.html   (120 words)

 STLtoday - Sports - Blues
This is what the Blues believe allowed them to finally break out of their offensive slump Thursday night.
Blues defenseman Barret Jackman worked out on the ice by himself Thursday morning and reported that his slightly separated shoulder is feeling "better and better."
Blues collapse late: SHARKS 7, BLUES 6 - Up next: 7:05 p.m.
www.stltoday.com /sports/blues   (357 words)

 SportingNews.com - NHL - St. Louis Blues
Regardless of what their defense looks like, Jackman's development will be crucial to the Blues' success.
Numbers rarely tell the story about defensive players such as Jackman, but a couple of stats from his rookie season were telling.
He led all defensemen with 190 penalty minutes and led all Blues with a plus-23.
www.sportingnews.com /nhl/teams/blues   (482 words)

 St. Louis Blues News
Louis Blues news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
The Predators got their first look at the new world of the NHL last night against the Blues and found it to be quite spacious.
LOUIS - Defenseman Eric Brewer, acquired by the St. Louis Blues earlier this month in a trade for Chris Pronger, accepted the teams' qualifying offer Monday.
www.topix.net /nhl/st-louis-blues   (1068 words)

 BluesNet - You've Never Had It So Good.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Reports announcing the sale of the St. Louis Blues and the Savvis Center to a group led by businessman Dave Checketts may have been a bit premature during the Blues preseason game with the Dallas Stars.
The St. Louis Blues announced Tuesday that they have hired Don Granato as one of the team's assistant coaches.
During the last NHL season, the Ice Cats were the Blues' top farm club.
www.bluesnet.brick.net   (327 words)

 St. Louis Blues | NHL Hockey at CBS SportsLine.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LOUIS- Jay McClement posted his first NHL goal in the unlikeliest of ways.
St. Louis lost to the Predators for the first time since January 21, 2001, ending a 6-0-2 streak.
The Blues lost for only the second time this season when leading after two periods.
www.sportsline.com /nhl/teams/page/STL   (380 words)

 Let's Go Blues Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although, one Blues employee told me there is a plan in the works to retire Macinnis‚s number prior to a January game vs. the Calgary Flames.
I said the other day that future Blues owner Dave Checketts would be making his way to St. Louis later this week, he has re scheduled and won‚t be checking into St. Louis until next week.
The environment at Blues games has to be amongst the worst in the league.
www.stlouisbluesnews.com   (1462 words)

 ESPN.com: St. Louis Blues Clubhouse
Robert Lang had a goal and an assist as Detroit beat St. Louis for the second time in as many nights.
Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and as assist in the first 7 minutes as Detroit easily handled St. Louis, 5-1.
Louis Blues' Patrick Lalime loses his helmet after stopping a shot in the third period against the Chicago...
sports.espn.go.com /nhl/clubhouse?team=stl   (158 words)

 Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Phototone hired Dudley Murphy (director of the 1924 French avante garde classic Le Ballet Mechanique!) to direct a two-reel short to be shown before the featured attraction, much the same way newsreels and cartoons where throw in as an added attraction before films in those days.
Bessie had scored a huge hit in 1925 with her recording of "St. Louis Blues", which had featured Louis Armstrong on cornet.
The film was shot in June of 1929 in Astoria, Long Island and was shown between the years 1929 to 1932.
www.redhotjazz.com /stlouisblues.html   (228 words)

 St. Louis Walk of Fame - Miles Davis
The year after his birth in Alton, Illinois, Miles Davis moved to East St. Louis.
He played trumpet in the jazz band at Lincoln High School and was a member of Eddie Randle's Blues Devils (a.k.a.
One of jazz' great bandleaders and arrangers, his milestone recordings include Birth of the Cool, Kind of Blue and Bitches Brew.
www.stlouiswalkoffame.org /inductees/miles-davis.html   (132 words)

 The St. Louis Blues Page
The blues have traded L Stephane Matteau to the San Jose Sharks or C Darren Turcotte fulfilling the need for a good #2 centre that the blues tryed to get at the deadline to help former teammate Joe Murphy score some goals.
-The Blues top center Pierre Turgeon is a restricted free agent but look for him to resign with the Blues.
This Blues Hockeysite is owned by Brian Gilbert.
www.geocities.com /Colosseum/Field/8685/stlpage.html   (339 words)

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