A Pinto Pony

My early morning cycling expedition took me nowhere near the Alamo or a Navajo, but I stopped to look at this fella looking at me…

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…and, naturally, I remembered a recording.

That song with words and music by Joe Greene was a big hit in 1947 not only for Woody Herman but also for the Mills Brothers and for June Christy with Stan Kenton. According to the label on the Columbia 78 rpm record, “The Four Chips” accompanying Woody were Dick Kane, piano; Gene Sargent, guitar; Andy Lambert, bass; and Don Lamond, drums.

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