Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Stars & Stripes

Robert S. Ringwald robert at
Fri Jul 9 08:14:52 PDT 2004

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Subject: Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Stars & Stripes

> RE: ...on the sound track was "Stars & Stripes  forever" done as
> a piano solo.  I ;ve heard this before and I'm sure it  must be James P
> Johnson, Don Lambert or Willie the Lion.
> Harry:
> Not necessarily. I have a piano solo recording of The  Stars and Stripes
> Forever by Eubie Blake done in 1897.

BR- I doubt if it was recorded in 1897.

By the way, a great  CD for that kind of
> offbeat ragtime entertainment is A Century Of Ragtime,  1897-1997. But
> there's even more good news. You can also do what I  did. Get a lead sheet
> and chords) and you can do your own piano  arrangement. The sheet I have
> the outline for all the sections  in entire piece, including the great
> introductory section; putting it  into your own arrangement is really
fairly easy.
> The fakebook I got mine from  is: FakeBook of the World's Favorite Songs,
> Leonard, 1990. That  fake book also has a ton of some great old standards.
>  luck!
> Dan (piano fingers)  Spink
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