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  • in reply to: Music History we gotta know #693

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    …and here are some interview segments with Wardlow himself:

    https://www.youtube.com/user/luvthatzeppelin/search?query=Gayle+Dean+Wardlow

    in reply to: Music History we gotta know #692

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    This Gayle Dean Wardlow interview might shed some light on the Deep South/Wisconsin connection:

    http://www.bluesworld.com/SpierOne.html

    in reply to: Records #652

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    Love the posts of ‘Topsy’! Here’s a youtube link to Charlie Christian recorded in 1941 by a fan in a Harlem club, Minton’s:

    The great NYC players gathered there late following their downtown gigs in order to party and jam. There was some kind of understanding by which they would not be penalized by the players’ union for jamming at that particular club. Otherwise, public jamming was apparently a finable offense in the union’s eyes. The tune is ‘Swing to Bop’, which I believe is essentially ‘Topsy’. The recording comes in midstream. Charlie goes on chorus after chorus…

    in reply to: Introductions #650

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    Pops here. -Hobby player learning from and being inspired by Tommy. Glad to be aboard!

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