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1. "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great August 2009 Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...

2. 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten April 1, 1961 Article with an brief general history of ragtime music, "the ancestor of all popular music," and a biographical sketch of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a prominent black musician living...

3. A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 1971 Photos (of the musician, his sheet music, and possessions, etc.) and bio of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), "a blind Negro pianist" and "the most widely known citizen of Boone County, and...

4. African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers 2010 This book describes some of the accomplishments and contributions African-Americans have made to Mid-Missouri. Included in the text are chapters on rag-time greats Scott Joplin and Blind Boone, focusing...

5. Blind Boone Blind Boone File contains brochures and articles about the life of John William Boone (aka Blind Boone) and his contribution to Ragtime music. Boone performed all over the US, Canada, and Mexico. From 1880 to 1915,...

6. John W. 'Blind' Boone Famous Missouri Pianist, Gained International Fame John W. 'Blind' Boone Famous Missouri Pianist, Gained International Fame March/6 - 12/1981 Article is a tribute to, and biographical sketch of, African American musician John Boone who played throughout the United States and Europe and also composed music.

7. Park Renovation Unites Community Park Renovation Unites Community January 20, 2003 Describes efforts led by Sandy Irle to restore Blind Boone Park in Warrensburg, Missouri, as well as biographical information on Blind Boone, a well-known ragtime pianist.

8. Twisters, Trains & Transitions Twisters, Trains & Transitions June 2008 Article with photographs about John William "Blind" Boone, the piano virtuoso from the 1800s. It includes a color photograph of his piano that was specially made for him by Chickering & Sons in Boston...

9. Unique Piano Artistry Was Lost with the Death of Blind Boone of Missouri Unique Piano Artistry Was Lost with the Death of Blind Boone of Missouri February 6, 1950 Biographical article, with portrait, about John William "Blind" Boone, or Blind Boone, a blind African American pianist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in central Missouri. Boone was known for...

10. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Illustration and biographical sketch of John William "Blind" Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a blind, black pianist of the late 1800s and early 1900s from Warrensburg, Missouri.