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