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    By the time of Handy's encounter, blacks had begun to sing and play the blues professionally. The great blues singer Ma Rainey, who would record extensively in the s, recalls that she was inspired to sing the blues after hearing a girl sing the blues at a theater in St. Louis in , and several of New Orleans's first generation of jazzmen recall playing.

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