[Dixielandjazz] Clarence Williams III
nancyink at ulink.net
Tue May 6 08:47:47 PDT 2003
> Anton wrote:
> Horst van Paige has certainly put the cat among the pigeons with his
> report of actor Clarence Williams III's statement about his ancestry.
> Sentimentalists (like me) have long accepted the received opinion
> that CW III and CW I (the jazz man) are related....Tom Lord's book
> "Clarence Williams" (the standard work on CW I) has no reference
> to a grandson...The absence, in Lord, of a reference to a grandson
> has always been a worry...
Yes, Anton and Bill,
It's a new Paige in the history books.
We shall have to put our faith in the (Tom) Lord.
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