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Thread #38155   Message #536094,536094
Posted By: Amos
27-Aug-01 - 11:51 AM
Thread Name: Lyr/Origins: Maybellene (Chuck Berry)
Subject: RE: Maybelline:What Are The Original Lyrics?
Wal, I am not an authority on who wrote what when -- but if you stick "Maybelline" into Google you'll find at least six citations describing the derivation from Ida Red, some mistakenly referring to Ida Red as Berry's (which it were not no how.) The recasting of it was done, apparently, at the request of Chess record execs.