[Dixielandjazz] Headstone for Baby Dodds' gravesite

Mike C. mike at michaelcryer.com
Wed Jun 15 12:47:27 PDT 2005

I was reading "Dead Man Blues", which is about Jelly Roll Morton, and 
towards the latter part of the end of the book it also mentioned that he 
didn't have a headstone for quite sometime either.


Charles Suhor wrote:
> Hello, listmates--
> The current issue of JazzBeat magazine shows a picture of Baby Dodds’ 
> burial place in Lincoln Cemetery, a historically black cemetery in Blue 
> Island, Illinois. A monument? A headstone?  No—the grave of this great 
> jazz pioneer is unmarked!

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