[Dixielandjazz] Some Birthdays June 6
meetmrcallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 09:01:49 PDT 2010
Have you ever heard Louis Nye's "Hipster at the Bank"?
He takes on the role of a jazz musician who is trying to get a loan from a
bank to get his horn out of hock and rejoin Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra,
refusing to accept the fact that Jimmie has been deceased.for some time
Sample: Bank officer asks him his name.
"No, your real name?"
"Ok, Harold Elliott"
"No, Lips Harold"
"Lips Harold, that certainly is a strange name"
"Well man, like that's why I changed it to Elliott"
It is truly a classic.
On 6/6/10, Robert Ringwald <rsr at ringwald.com> wrote:
> 1892: Ted Lewis
> 1902: Jimmie Lunceford
> 1904: Raymond Burke
> 1925: Al Grey
> 1944: Monty Alexander
> --Bob Ringwald
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