Mudcat Café message #756008 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8912   Message #756008
Posted By: dick greenhaus
28-Jul-02 - 04:16 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Goodnight Irene
Subject: RE: Goodnight Irene Origin
Gussie L. Davis was an interesting phenomenon: a black composer who was extremely successful in a white3 man's Tin Pan Alley. He wrote a bunch of songs, including The Baggage Coach head and The Fatal Wedding.