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    I'm not an expert on the subject so can't attest to the accuracy, but some very interesting historical information about the life and times of Charlie Christian.


    The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary
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    I just finished Jean Boyd's, "The Jazz of the Southwest", which is an oral history of Western Swing and there is a section on pianist Clarence Buell Cagle who lived next door to Charlie Christian as a teenager,

    "For several months Charlie Christian and I played just next door to each other. And every time I'd get a break I'd slip over next door and stand at the back of the door and Charlie would pull the microphone down between his knees and play guitar... I was a fourteen year old kid trying to make it in a man's world, and Charlie was too." - Clarence Cagle

    Great book if you can find it.