[JPL] STAR DUST

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Sat Apr 5 14:37:07 EDT 2008


The song's dirty little secret is that it is essentially a rip off of
Bix's famous solo in "Singin' the Blues", which makes sense, since Bix
and Hoagy hung out together. George Harris AAJLA

> Jon Hendricks says that one of the Harlem stride pianists (Lucky
> Roberts?) wrote "Stardust" and sold it to Carmichael. Hendricks has
> mentioned this in public, I believe, and as it is I've heard this
> story second hand from a student who was in a class where Hendricks
> asserted this I have little faith in it. Someone should ask Hendricks
> about this on the record before he's gone.
> 
> Lazaro Vega
> Blue Lake Public Radio



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