[Dixielandjazz] Neat epitaph
dave at creolejazz.com
Tue Nov 18 06:49:11 PST 2003
Our group played for Bob's funeral in June of this year. You can find photos
of the "New Orleans-style" funeral here:
And there's a fair shot of the tombstone here:
Like most occasions associated with Ragtime Bob, it was a lot of fun.
The Creole Dixieland Jazz Band
"It's a treat to beat your feet"
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Farrell" <stridepiano at tesco.net>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 9:31 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Neat epitaph
> A friend has just sent me a photograph of Ragtime Bob Darch's tombstone.
> Carved on it (the tombstone, that is) is this inscription : " I expected
> this and here I am. Always the supreme optimist".
> John Farrell
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