[Dixielandjazz] The Dancing Tailor

Ron L'Herault lherault at bu.edu
Wed May 7 17:21:08 PDT 2003

I just realized, if Piper Laurie had married Scotty Piper, she'd be Piper

Ron L   8-)

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In a message dated 5/7/2003 12:46:47 PM Central Standard Time,
charliehooks at earthlink.net writes:

> on 5/7/03 10:17 AM, Paigevan at cs.com at Paigevan at cs.com wrote:
> >In response to an inquiry (from Jim Beebe, I think) the name of the
> dancing
> >tailor was Scotty Piper. He had a shop on 47th St since at least the
> >and had provided uniforms for big bands back in the old days. He was one
> of
> >the few surviving institutions from the glory days of the South Side. I
> think
> >I''ve got a tape somewhere of an interview that ran on the radio some
> years
> >back and a copy of a newspaper article on him that I would be glad to
> xerox
> >for anyone who asks for one offline.
> >
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>   Scotty Piper!  Of course!  That's the guy.  A great character, always
> welcome in Flaming Sallie's.  How could I have forgotten that name?
>   Thanks, and I'd love to see that news article, either by e-mail or snail
> mail at
>     Charlie Hooks
>     542 Park Ave
>     River Forest, IL. 60305

      Scotty Piper it is.  Yeah..he loved to dance to 'Ballin' the Jack"  He
outfitted the black bands in Chicago for years.

      Jim Beebe
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