Herman Green: Living Legend

Imagine being born into the Great Depression, growing up in South Memphis. You're a part of the household of the Reverend Tigner Green. You're not terribly wealthy, but you're better off than many and not without some dignity in the racist order that prevails in the 1930s South.

Your life is filled with music. Your biological father, Herman Washington — murdered when you were only two — once played in W.C. Handy's legendary band. You bear his name, and they call...

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