[Dixielandjazz] Re: Shine & That's Why They Call Me Shine

Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com
Tue Nov 2 05:10:36 PST 2004

John Farrell comments :-

> Andy Ling posted the lyric of Shine which included :
> "Come on and pipe the shine"
> Now what the devil does that mean? Maybe some words were misplaced and 
> should read "Come on and shine the pipe" which would make sense to a
> conscientious plumber.

No, this obviously harks back to the nautical days of the ships
on the Mississippi, when important crew members where piped
on board ;-)

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