Re: RARA-AVIS: David Goodis and jazz influence

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 23 Jul 2007

--- Ed Lynskey <> wrote:

> Goodis has Parry putting on a Basie record, "Sent For You
> Yesterday And Here You Come Today", then:
> "And Rushing was beginning to yell his heart out when..." (pg.
> 133).
> My question: Who is "Rushing"? A vocalist with Basie?

Okay, I googled it. Jimmy Rushing was Basie's vocalist with a booming tenor. I'll give him a listen next time at Border's.


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