Re: Bee Palmer / Marion Harris
- The Bixians are all recovering from their weekend in Davenport.
> Since the Bixians are continuing to maintain a doubtless heartfeltsilence
> on this subject, I will quote Frank Trumbauer on the lady,courtesy of Jean
> Pierre Lion:possessed
> "Bee Palmer, one of the Ziegfeld Girls, was a beautiful blonde who
> a most unusual voice. Her phrasing and interpretation of a songwas just
> about fifteen years ahead of the times....Ted Koehler wrote twochoruses of
> special lyrics to 'Singin' The Blues' for Bee. Lyrics for Bix'schorus and
> my chorus."heard in
> It is rather difficult, says Jean Pierre, to understand what Tram
> her. The point, however, is clearly that this performance wasvocalese in
> intention as well as execution.
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