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Re: Getting the Blues

On Thu, 27 Jun 1996  "irisborer" wrote:

> I've often wondered why some enterprising hybridizer didn't start a line of
> blues named after blues singers!  I'm a big fan of blues - and bought
> Lankow's Lady Day just based on the name (and found it to be a stupendous
> white IB.. or is it BB?).  Anyway - just seems like a rich field of names:
> Little Walter
> John Lee Hooker
> Gatemouth Brown
> even the man hisself, Mr. BB King

Great idea, Kathy! Hope some of you hybridizers out there are paying 
attention.  May I nominate for your consideration Ms. Nina Simone - as 
blue as the blues get!

Kay, in the Skagit Valley, Washington

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