[Dixielandjazz] Headstones, etc.
rbroadie at dc.rr.com
Wed Jun 15 18:12:24 PDT 2005
I believe that jazz writer Floyd Levin had much to do with Jelly finally
getting "stoned" after his out chorus.
Just lurking for a day or two after letting about 7,000 messages accumulate
unread. It seems I have little time for the really important things in life
And, yes, I remember St. Peter well for many years. Maybe even pre-okom
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike C." <mike at michaelcryer.com>
To: <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Headstone for Baby Dodds' gravesite
>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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