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teddybears and polydactyls



Polydactyly: a six finger guitar thing. theodore roosevelt \”hound dog\” taylor: april 12th, 1915 – december 17th, 1975. pol•y•dac•ty•ly |ˈpɒlɪˌdaktɪli| noun a condition in which a person or animal has more than five fingers or toes on one, or on each, hand or foot. DERIVATIVES pol•y•dac•tyl adjective & noun

ORIGIN late 19th cent.: from Greek poludaktulos (from polu- ‘many’ + daktulos ‘finger’ ) + -y 3 .

Much thanks to Roy Belmont for switching me on to this in the first place.

From Wiki:

\”As well as being Taylor\’s debut album, Hound Dog Taylor and the HouseRockers was the first release on the Alligator label. The label was founded by Bruce Iglauer for the specific purpose of releasing an album of Taylor\’s music after he had been unable to persuade Bob Koester, then his boss at Delmark, to record Taylor.\”

Theodore Roosevelt \”Hound Dog\” Taylor: vocals; slide guitar; Brewer Phillips: guitar; Ted Harvey: drums.

HOUND DOG TAYLOR & THE HOUSEROCKERS: GIVE ME BACK MY WIG from \”Hound Dog Taylor And The Houserockers\” LP (Alligator) 1971 (US) PURCHASE HOUND DOG TAYLOR @ ALLIGATOR RECORDS KENO\’S HOUND DOG TAYLOR WEB SITE

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