Honeydripper (1946); Jonathan Green's "The Hawk" (1930s)

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Thu Feb 10 17:40:33 UTC 2005

HDAS? A cartoon in DOWN BEAT, 14 January 1946, pg. 10, col. 3, has someone shouting "Honeydripper!" to an orchestra.

JONATHAN GREEN'S "THE HAWK"--The Cassell Dictionary of Slang has "1930s+" for "hawk" and "Hawkins." This would rule out Coleman Hawkins and Erskine Hawkins, as I've said. Cites?

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