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

Mark Bauer jazz_trombone at axint.net
Tue Nov 2 05:12:28 PST 2004

LOL....I can guarantee you it wasn't meant for plumbers. Many of these 
jazz & blues tunes of this period and earlier had strong sexual 
references. "Come on and shine the pipe" means...well I think you can 
figure it out.


John Farrell wrote:
> 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 it
> should read "Come on and shine the pipe" which would make sense to a
> conscientious plumber.
> John Farrell
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