[Dixielandjazz] Louis & Dizzy

Marek Boym marekboym at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 08:02:59 PDT 2009

On 26/10/2009, Stephen G Barbone <barbonestreet at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Yes indeed. Here are quotes from Nat Hentoff and James Moody talking about
> Gillespie during an interview:
> Nat Hentoff: And he knew where he came from, because he had a very clear
> idea of his roots. He once said about Louis Armstrong, "If it hadn't been
> for him, I wouldn't have had my living."

> On the other hand, Gillespie did a parody of Armstrong's "I'm Confessin"
> called "Pop's Confessin". And Louis responded with  with a parody version of
> "Wiffenpoof Song"(The boppenproof Song) that jabbed at bop.
> Here a clip of Pop's Confessin at:
> http://mog.com/music/Dizzy_Gillespie/Sings_&_Plays:_1951-1954/Pop's_Confessin'

Just a short clip.  But I've heard it before.
> Hear a clip of Boppenproof song at:  (Scrool down
> toit)http://www.classicsonline.com/catalogue/product.aspx?pid=377808

To the best of my memory, this was issued on an LP, and liners
somewhere in my LP cabinet.


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