Re: [RedHotJazz] Re: I though I heard ... say
- It amuses me to wonder why someone with the name of Theron C. Bennett
would want to write under the pseudonym of "Barney & Seymour".
Sorry for the diversion.
Andrew Homzy, Montréal
On 21-Feb-07, at 12:09 AM, James O'Briant wrote:
> That "I thought I heard Buddy Bolden Say" line comes from before or
> shortly after 1900. The tune was known as "Funky Butt," and it was
> a folk
> strain that was borrowed by a lot of different people. It turned up
> lyrics) in the "Saint Louis Tickle," a 1903 rag by "Barney &
> Seymour," which
> was a pseudonym for Theron C. Bennett.
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