Questions or search engine terms in bold. These entries, I promise you, are recorded verbatim, not embellished or invented.
was fats waller in it’s a wonderful life?
(No, but he improved ours.)
who were turk murphy’s wives
(“Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Murphy . . . ” I long to respond.)
did billie holiday die
Define your terms.
autograph of not that famous deceased guitar teachers 1987
(Possibly the only response here is “Huh?”)
connie boswell reserved
thelonious monk and moms mabley
(If there’s a recording of that duet, I want it now.)
louis armstrong uncle tom
(Some people who didn’t understand Louis might have called him that, but you won’t find those four words linked in any equation on this blog.)
and here, a rash of Holiday-fetishism, all in the space of a half-hour one night:
louis mckay 5
louis mckay pictures 2
billie holiday drug use 2 (a constant search for this)
billie holiday husband 2
louis mckay’s death 2
billie holiday funeral 1
billie holiday funeral photos 1
billie holiday weight 1 (this one recurs)
lewis mckay 1
louis mckay and billie holiday 1
louis mckay photos 1
louis mckay and billie holiday obituary 1
was there really a louis mckay in billie holiday’s life? 1
what happened to lois mckay, billie holiday’s third husband 1
louis mckay husband 1
what happen to louis mckay husband of billie holiday 1
billie holiday father
billie holiday’s husbands
I wait for the search engine term “billie holiday music,” but that must be my naivete.
Following on the same logic: great singer = great addiction, we have this question:
was ella fitzgerald a heroin addict
and my current inexplicable favorite:
have you ever heard anything about jazz we are sure you have
perhaps because that was too unwieldy, it returned a week later as:
have you ever heard anything about jazz
Keep searching, Sisters and Brothers! Do let me know what you find.
May your happiness increase!