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the tin pan alley ticket that exploded

Face the Music 7.04.13playlist coordinated by jazz, blues and Tin Pan Alley pop references discovered in William S. Burroughs’ “The Ticket That Exploded”{filtered through my own experiential consciousness}
East St. Louis Toodle-ooDuke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra 1926
Old Black Joe’s BluesFletcher Henderson’s “Club Alabam” Orchestra 1923
Dead Man BluesJelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1926
Make Me a Pallet on the FloorRahsaan Roland Kirk 1977
Old BlueFurry Lewis 1961
Keeps On Rainin’Bessie Smith 1923
St. Louis BluesBillie Holiday 1940
Lover ManCharlie Parker 1946
I’ve Got You Under My SkinGeorgie Auld 1954
I Found a Million Dollar BabyAl Sears live at Minton’s Playhouse 1941
All the Things You AreCharlie Parker with Dizzy Gillespie 1945
Lover Come Back to MeBillie Holiday 1944
Jelly JellyBilly Eckstine with Earl Fatha Hines & his Orchestra 1940
Always True to You Darling in My FashionPearl Bailey 1960
Who’s Sorry Now?Cliff Jackson 1962
When the Saints Go Marching InAlbert Ayler 1964