Benny Goodman's "Rock Rimmon"

Benny Goodman's "Rock Rimmon"

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James Butler

Fairfield, CA

#1 Apr 19, 2009
Does anyone know the origin of that song name by Benny Goodman, "Rock Rimmon". What does it mean, what does it refer to?
Gary Ahlert


#2 Jun 4, 2009
Rock Rimmon was the road on which Benny Goodman lived in Stamford, CT
James Butler

Fairfield, CA

#3 Jun 4, 2009
Gary Ahlert wrote:
Rock Rimmon was the road on which Benny Goodman lived in Stamford, CT
Thanks for the answer! I sent it on to my friend Yuko Sakuma, a great jazz pianist in Tokyo who asked me the question!

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