[Dixielandjazz] Frog-I-More Rag
Loerchen2 at aol.com
Thu Jun 24 12:41:51 PDT 2010
Good question! It also might have something to do with the Frogmore
Plantation in Louisiana, near Natchez.
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> Can anyone channel the historical facts on this title? I have an opinion
> that it was originally called Froggy Moore Rag by one or another spelling.
> That's because I suspect it was probably named for one of the many
> acquaintances of Jelly Roll Morton, many of whom had various intriguing
> nick names.
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