[Dixielandjazz] Short dress gal
Goggin, Brian (Dublin)
GoggiBri at exchange.ie.ml.com
Mon Feb 3 12:02:41 PST 2003
Great tune allright.
I'd say a lot of them were on about it then. Frank Stokes recorded "Nehi
Blues" about knee high skirts.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anton Crouch [SMTP:a.crouch at unsw.edu.au]
> Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 2:43 AM
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> Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Short dress gal
> Hello all
> Is there a thread (pun intended) on short dresses in jazz?
> I'll start - House Rent Rag, from the Dixieland Jug Blowers and Johnny
> Dodds, Chicago, 11 December 1926.
> Earl McDonald's "sermon" on "short skirts, but oh how sweet" is hilarious
> "they're trying to make the skirts catch-up with the bobbed hair".
> (Response - "don't miss it brother!").
> Because of the long spoken intro, the record is the least known of the
> Dodds/DJB collaboration. The music is magnificent.
> >From the cutting edge
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