Re: Seymour Irick was Lord Let Me In The Lifeboat !
- So I wonder if this incident might be the basis of the musical/movie, Chicago?
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Howard Rye <howard@...> wrote:
> But very much a household name in African-America in 1929. He was front page
> news when he was shot dead on 7 February 1929 by Mary Snepps, a white
> taxi-dancer with whom he shared an apartment in the home of dancer Johnny
> Hudgins. She apparently shot him after finding that he had two other
> ³wives². Reports of the case reveal an amazing tangle. The defence managed
> to present her as an injured innocent and a jury acquitted her of
> manslaughter even though she told at least two different versions of what
> on 30/06/2009 11:39, Bob Eagle at prof_hi_jinx@... wrote:
- I am sure I speak for everyone associated with the RHJ list in wishing Dan all the best and in conveying our hopes for a swift recovery from surgery. Music is very therapeutic (among its many other qualities)and the discussions on this list concentrate & exercise the mind wonderfully. Mind you, Dan, they can also send up the blood pressure...All the very best; it's great to hear from you.
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, Dan Van Landingham <danvanlandingham@...> wrote:
> I'm in agreement with Liam Murray;I am amazed that the knowledge those men like Pryor
> Dodge,mister Champarou have and when I do read their comments I hope I have learned
> something in terms of their own sense of jazz history.As of late,I haven't much to add in that I have been in and out of the hospital due to heart problems(I am scheduled for a sec-
> ond open heart surgery on 16 July;I am having my mitral valve replaced)so I've had other
> things on my mind.Their contributions to the RHJ are valuable in my opinion.