Naptown Blues

DESCRIPTION: "Nobody knows old Naptown, baby, like I do, do (x2), If you will stop and listen, I will tell you a thing or two, two." Naptown (Indianapolis) is a place for fun; the blues don't last long there. The singer declares that he is returning to Naptown
AUTHOR: probably Leroy Carr (1905-1935)
EARLIEST DATE: 1920 (recording, Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 428, "Naptown Blues" (1 text)
RECORDINGS:
Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell, "Naptown Blues" (Vocalion 1400, 1920)
File: CAFS2426

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