[Dixielandjazz] Re: Papa John Gordy

Louis Lince louislince at neworleansmusic.demon.co.uk
Mon Dec 22 23:58:43 PST 2003


The record J-9 is on George Buck's Jazzology label. It is the genuine USA
version. Not yet released on CD but still available on Vinyl.

Best wishes for the festive season


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Haesler" <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>
To: "Mike Durham" <mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com>;
<dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 10:53 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Papa John Gordy

> Dear Mike,
> I have a John Gordy piano solo "Salty Dog Rag" on Herwin 404 - an LP
> 'Piano Ragtime Of The Fifties'. The notes of which say ''Salty Dog Rag"
> the Nashville Poppa John Gordy's idea of folk ragtime at its stomping
> Poppa (note spelling) John Gordy's band (no name given) recorded 2 LPs for
> RCA Victor in the 1950s at least one of which was made in Nashville, Tenn.
> in 1955. I have details and personnel for one of them, if wanted.
> "Santa Plays The Trombone In The North Pole Band" was also recorded by
> George Jackson's Jazz Band on 9 Aug 1964 in Macclesfield, England and
> released on Jazzology J-9, 'Let's Have An Old Fashioned Christmas'. I
> suspect that this is an English label, not the one run by our mate George
> Buck.
> I also have tune/personnel details if wanted.
> Kind regards,
> Bill.
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