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  1. …Mac Rebennack would always call out Cousin Joe before he played a particular slow blues…I have a 45 where he performs "Hole In the Ground", the flip is Sam Butera's sax instrumental "Easy Rockin"…
    …Joe Boyd, who later produced Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, and Maria Muldaur, was the road manager for the "Blues and Gospel Train"…Joe talks about it in his book "White Bicycles"…

  2. I believe the correct lyrics are “She got eyes like diamonds, teeth shine like Klondike gold.”

  3. Jim’s referring to Big Joe Turner’s lyrics in “Roll ’em Pete’, a track featured in the film above.

    It’s revolutionary rock & roll jump blues from way back in 1938, by the duo of boogie woogie pianist, PeteJohnson, and Big Joe Turner – earliest record number three on my countdown of rocking blues songs that pre-empted rock & roll.

    You may be right Jim, ‘Teeth’ sounds very plausible. Listening to the track, I thought Joe was singing ‘She shines etc’.

    Checking song on Google, the first three lot of lyrics I encountered all said ‘they shine like Klondike gold’.

    However, I think your ‘Teeth’ makes much more sense than my ‘She’ and their ‘They’. Mind you, as you know, singers often change their lyrics as they go.

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