[78-L] Records about Records

DKing ginku_ledovec at att.net.invalid
Mon Apr 20 00:44:23 PDT 2020

Kristjan - one more reason to like Jack Teagarden!

- Dave King

> On Apr 19, 2020, at 11:49 PM, Kristjan Saag <saag at telia.com.invalid> wrote:
> Sure sounds like "bop", but available lyrics on the net say "Bach to 
> Dixieland". Give it another listen and you'll as might as well hear it.
> However, the word "bebop" was used in the late 1920's already as a scat 
> syllable, and by Jack Teagarden (!) in 1936 in "I'se A Muggin".
> According to the Wikipedia article on the word "bebop" it even became a 
> word meaning scat songs in general in the late 1930's. But it doesn't 
> mention the use of the shortening, "bop".
> Here's an article by Ralph Gleason on the subject, from 1959, probably 
> one of the sources for the Wiki article:
> https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1350&dat=19590215&id=5LxOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_AAEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6125,874814
> My guess is he would have mentioned the Barnet record if the word "bop" 
> was in it.
> Kristjan
> On 2020-04-20 03:06, Rodger J Holtin wrote:
>> I mentioned this one in my list a few weeks ago. Stay Up Stan, The All 
>> Night Record Man (Mayer-Willard Robison) - Charlie Barnet and His 
>> Orchestra vocal by Charlie and Judy Ellington - July 17, 1939 BB-10373 
>> I pulled it off the shelf this afternoon and gave it a spin. Now I 
>> have a burning question. "He'll play you anything, Bop to Dixieland." 
>> What would they have considered as Bop in the summer of 1939? I don't 
>> think of Bop until post-war. What have I missed? Rodger Holtin 78-L 
>> Member Since MCMXCVIII For Best Results Use Victor Needles
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