Tag Archives: Jelly Roll Morton

Quotations Marked 8

I established this blog’s motto on April 28, 2010 in my very first posting. “Good music doesn’t get old.” That quote comes from the American Jazz musician Mr. Ferdinand Joseph “Jelly Roll Morton” LaMothe (1890-1941). I found it at the … Continue reading

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September’s Songs

On the sixstr stories calendar of historic days in music, no month has as many dates commemorating individual pieces of music than September. Here’s the list! (Happy listening!) September 4th On this date in 1962, The Beatles – 21-year-old John … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: “Black Bottom Stomp”

As much as I find New Orleans or Traditional Jazz to be among the most smile-inducing music ever made, my LP/cassette tape/CD/iTunes collection contains only four volumes of this remarkable genre of music. I own Volume 1 & Volume 3 of the Columbia/Legacy CD series … Continue reading

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