[78-L] Singing behind and in front of the beat

Ron L'Herault lherault at bu.edu
Sun Aug 11 20:08:04 PDT 2013

This reminds me of that joke about the drummer who was fired for playing
behind the beat.  I'll post it to the 78-h.

Ron L

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Subject: [78-L] Singing behind and in front of the beat

RIP Eydie.

I just now learned what these terms mean.  Sotiria Bellou also sang behind
the beat.


Who else prominent from the height of the 78 era sang behind the beat?  
Country singers?  
Any song characteristic of this by Billie Holiday?
Who else in jazz?  
Any other ethnic genres in particular?

I seem to think of some calypso and Latin singers who sang in front of the

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