[Dixielandjazz] Composer please.....
jobriant at garlic.com
Wed Sep 7 16:59:25 PDT 2005
Brian Harvey asks:
> Can anyone please give me the composer's name
> for "River stay 'way from my door"?
Google searches bring up the names of Harry Woods and Mort Dixon. I believe
that Woods wrote the music and Dixon wrote the words, but I won't wager any
money on that.
> ... suspect that it might have been penned in response
> to the 1920's New Orleans great flood.
The flood was in 1927, and it affected most of the Lower Mississippi River.
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