[Dixielandjazz] Chords and all that!

Louis Lince louislince at neworleansmusic.demon.co.uk
Tue Jul 20 08:47:40 PDT 2004

Hi Rocky,

The "Second Line" exists in 2 forms...
1. Barbarin's Second Line which follows the "Bill Bailey/Bourbon
Street/Tiger Rag etc" format
and has words starting  "When you hear that beat"   And also

2. The "New Second Line" which Milton Batiste took from"Joe Avery's Piece"
in his days in the Olympia brass band.
And yes, it does follow the blues pattern of Rock Around the clock but with



Rocky wrote:

> I don't think Second Line fits the same chord pattern. "Tiger Rag" would.
> would "Hey, Engineer." Second Line is a close companion of Rock Around The
> Clock... just a simple 1-4-5 blues pattern.
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