[Dixielandjazz] And Now, Frog-I-More Rag

Ken Waltjen kwaltjen at clearwire.net
Thu Jun 24 13:59:40 PDT 2010

*lurking mode off*

I heard Bryan Shaw tell a story about Morton playing accompaniment  for 
a contortionist named Froggie Moore.  He played an original rag for his 
performances and named it Froggie  Moore Rag.

*lurking mode on*

Gluetje1 at aol.com wrote:
> 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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