dlennick at sympatico.ca
Thu Mar 7 13:01:01 PST 2013
No, the reference was to the "thumpin' bumpin' brain" phrase, in answer to the
On 3/7/2013 3:55 PM, DAVID BURNHAM wrote:
> Perhaps nowhere else in the world besides The 78-List would this be so readily recognized as a quote from a now-obscure black man as recorded on a comedy phonograph record from the early Twentieth Century.
> ...although I'm sure there must be somebody else but us who will know it. Somebody, that is. Somebody....
> Sent from my iPod
> On Mar 6, 2013, at 7:52 AM, David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> On 3/6/2013 5:40 AM, Don Cox wrote:
> On 05/03/2013, Julian Vein wrote:
> "The t'ings dat yo' li'ble
> To read in de Bible,
> It ain't necessarily so."
> So, who can you trust?
> Whoever sooths your thumpin', bumpin' brain.
> But that's..
> I don't know if there's a query here or what but I'm sure most of us know that while these lines may have come from "a now-obscure black man as recorded on a comedy phonograph record from the early Twentieth Century", originally they were from a not obscure white man, George Gershwin, in "Porgy and Bess".
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