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Jelly Roll Morton
caricature, c. 1956

The above caricature, by illustrator Jim Ivey, appeared on the sheet music cover of the famous BIG FAT HAM by Ferdinand J. Morton. [36]

Master piano roll arranger J. Lawrence Cook transcribed this characteristic piano solo, and Roy J. Carew copyrighted it under the title of Big Fat Ham on 16th July 1956. [BFH]  Big Fat Ham is a.k.a. Big Foot Ham and Ham and Eggs.

courtesy of Roger Richard

2006 Monrovia Sound Studio

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