So This Is Cool

Learned this past weekend on a trip visiting my 81-year-old aunt that my grandmother’s cousin (my first cousin, twice removed) was a songwriter in California. And that I’m named for him, by way of my dad. (Fucked up spelling and all.) Here’s one of his tunes that Bing Crosby recorded.

And here’s another that could be fun to work up as a rocker.

3 Replies to “So This Is Cool”

  1. So cool. Especially that someone has taken the time to digitize the recordings.

    From The Commercial Appeal, March 30, 1926:

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