[Dixielandjazz] Nicknames For Instruments

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Mon Jun 18 23:09:01 PDT 2007

> Didn't Eddie Condon call Dick Cary's peck horn a valve bed pan?

He did indeed Bob!
On the magnificent Condon All Stars "How Come You Do Me Like You Do" 
recorded for Columbia on 24 June 1954. Wild Bill Davison, Billy 
Butterfield, Cutty Cutshall, Lou McGarity, Dick Cary, Ed Hall, Peanuts 
Hucko, Bud Freeman, Gene Schroeder, Condon, Al Hall, Cliff Leeman.
It gets a second mention on the next tune "When My Sugar Walks Down The 
Playing them again now - for the umpteenth time. Real favourites of 
Kind regards,

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