Big Maybelle: Candy! On Savoy 1956-59
Colin Escott, Savoy Jazz Records, 2001
RECORD COMPANY files tell the story in a haunting, elliptical way. Let's take 1957, for instance: January 8, fifteen dollar advance; same day, another fifty dollars; January 11, forty dollars; January 14, five dollars; same day, another two hundred; January 26, thirty dollars; January 28, fifty dollars; January 31, two hundred.
Total word count of piece: 1876