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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.

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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.