[Dixielandjazz] The Pineapple Chord

Burt Wilson futurecon at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 6 14:04:05 PST 2003

The tune "Play that Barbershop Chord" is built arouand the so-called "Pineapple Chord." Do any of you remember that tune. "Oh Mr. Lord, play that barbershop chord...etc"

Personally, I think it's called the Pineapple Chord because it is Doled out quite liberally in Hawaiian songs.

Burt Wilson
Silver Dollar Jazz Band

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Gunter <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
Sent: Nov 6, 2003 9:44 AM
To: mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com, basousanjo at blueyonder.co.uk, 
	dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] The Pineapple Chord

>In OKOM circles hearabouts, this chord is referred to as the !"**!@??! 
>chord, and is seldom played when there is a vowel in the month (due to a 
>folk superstition that banjo players attempting it will die by the next 
>full moon).

Hell yes!  Happens all the time!


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