[Dixielandjazz] Frog-I-More Rag
meetmrcallaghan at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 13:22:42 PDT 2010
Now, who remembers Andy Devine's radio pal, Froggy the Gremlin?.....or am I
going back too far?.
He was also a character on a Saturday morning kids' show hosted by Smilin'
Ed McConnell (sponsored by Buster Brown Shoes)
Can't remember who had Froggy first though, Andy or Ed.
On 6/24/10, Sue Fischer <Loerchen2 at aol.com> wrote:
> 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.
> > Ginny
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