Re: One more time re London and Jelly
- In Jelly Roll Morton lexicon section means mostly a restricted unique
Search for the word "section" in the following:
-- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, "spacelights" <spacelights@...>
> How sure are we that he didn't visit London Ontario, 1913-16? Not
> very, I think... Jelly seems flexible with dates as a matter of
> business routine, or he may have forgotten the exact year. We canin
> place Jelly often in Chicago, not so far from London Ontario, during
> these years.
> Much more speculative, but as Howard observed, one can't be certain
> that Jelly didn't visit London England in 1913-14 (or perhaps even
> --- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Hugh <hughphoric@> wrote:
> > Please let me return to this just one more time!
> > Alistair Cooke plainly stated that when he answered Jelly's query
> about his origin, Jelly's reponse to the answer 'London' (by which
> Cooke meant London England) was that he had been 'in that section'
> '19 and 13'.if
> > I cannot believe that Morton would have thought that Cooke was
> referring to a small Californian town, but London Ontario is a
> sizeable community near the Great Lakes and so could be a candidate
> he did not mean London England.that
> > If, however, London Ont is impossible and we discount the idea
> Morton was thinking of a small town in California (or elsewhere inthe
> USA), either Cooke is not accurately reporting what Morton said orMorton.
> Morton is offering an inaccurate memory. As a reporter Cooke was not
> averse to hyperbole and factual embellishment, and neither was
> I suppose we will never know what was happening in the minds ofeither
> party to the discussion. Pity.
> > Any final comments?
> > Hugh