[Dixielandjazz] Re: Bessie Smith (was Music!)

Bill Haesler bhaesler at nsw.bigpond.net.au
Sat Feb 8 08:39:20 PST 2003

Dear Mort,
Bessie never recorded "Big Butter and Egg Man".
The definitive version is by Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five (16 Nov 1926).
Louis is not on Bessie's "After You've Gone" (2 March 1927). It  is Joe Smith.
Was your post a test to see if we are awake?
Or to move on from a bad DJML week, in which I have deleted practically every
Kind regards,

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