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Re: A rose is a rose...

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: A rose is a rose...
  • From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Sep 1997 07:49:03 -0600 (MDT)

> BUT... one missed opportunity, IMHO, with iris breeders is the RICH American
> blues tradition we have.... and the RICH selection of blue irises coming to
> market.  Why has no-one latched onto the blues for naming their irises?
> Billie Holliday
> Luther Allison (just deceased)
> Robert Johnson
> Elmore James
> BB King
> Little Walter
> and so on......
> Seems like a natural to me!
> Kathyguest - whose son plays in a traditional blues band 
> E. Aurora, NY
	Would the general iris public be aware of this aspect of naming 
	irises for 'blues' people?  I live in Blues Alley have heard of
        only two of these people!!

	Walter (but not Little Walter, who'e?)

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