[Dixielandjazz] Correct spelling - Not Star Dust
sbrager at socal.rr.com
Mon Jan 10 12:23:38 PST 2005
I'm not a grammarian nor have I ever won a spelling bee, so I consulted with
three men who had the proper credentials. They each agreed and said, "Tain't
what you do".
The three men were Sy Oliver, Trummy Young, and Jimmie Lunceford as many of
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carol Emerich" <cemerich at woh.rr.com>
To: "Gerard Bielderman" <gerardbielderman at freeler.nl>; "dixieland jazz mail
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Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Correct spelling - Star Dust
> Another long time lurker comes out of hiding.
> First recorded Oct 31 1927 on the Gennett label in Richmond, IN, it was
> Dust. Two words. In 1929 when Mitchell Parish was hired to provide
> it became a one word title, Stardust. Complete information can be found
> the book "Jelly Roll, Bix and Hoagy:Gennett Studios and the Birth of
> Recorded Jazz" by Rick Kennedy. Also there you will find lyrics written
> Hoagy in 1928, but never recorded.
> Carol in Ohio
> Member of the Starr-Gennett Foundation in Richmond IN
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gerard Bielderman" <gerardbielderman at freeler.nl>
> To: "DJM List" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 9:14 AM
> Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Correct spelling
> > Dear listmates,
> > I wonder if you can tell me the correct writing for the following
> > Moon Glow or Moonglow
> > Star Dust or Stardust.
> > And what about titles beginning with:
> > 'Tain't or T'ain't or 't Ain't ???
> > Another "problem" for a discographer is: Should I copy the titles as
> > on the record label or sleeve, also when it's not correct or should I
> > give the correct title used by the composer(s) (as far as known)?
> > P.S. For those interested, I have a new e-mail address:
> > gerard.bielderman at tiscali.nl
> > but the old one is still valid.....
> > Gerard Bielderman / Leie 18 / 8032 ZG ZWOLLE / Netherlands
> > Publisher of jazz discographies
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