Did Chubby Wise write Orange Blossom Special?

Rouse copyrighted the song before the Orange Blossom Special train ever came to Jacksonville. Other musicians, including Robert Russell “Chubby” Wise, have claimed authorship of the song. Wise did not write it although he claimed for years that he had.

Who originally wrote Orange Blossom Special?

The Orange Blossom Special was a deluxe passenger train on the Seaboard Air Line Railroad connecting railroads between New York City and Miami in the United States. It ran during the winter season only.

What in Florida inspired one of the most famous fiddle tunes ever written?

Goin’ down to Florida, And get some sand in my shoes.

When was the song Orange Blossom Special written?

Ervin T. Rouse (spelled Irvin in many references) wrote it as an instrumental and copyrighted it in 1938. He and his brother, Gordon, recorded it with words in 1939. Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys made the song famous when they released it in 1942.

Who plays the Orange Blossom Special?

Orange Blossom Special is the 21st album released by musician Johnny Cash on Columbia Records in 1965. The recordings include country and folk standards, such as “The Long Black Veil”, “When It’s Springtime in Alaska”, “Danny Boy” and “Wildwood Flower”.

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What harmonica did Johnny Cash use in Orange Blossom Special?

Johnny Cash used Hohner Marine Band harmonicas. The two he used are in the key of F and B♭.

Where is the Orange Blossom Special pulling truck?

Now, the original Orange Blossom Special, the Midnight Express and the Orange Blossom III are for sale. The iconic 1937 model OBS is headed to the SpeedZeum in Owensboro where it will continue to wow the crowds, just as Gaines intended.

What is orange blossom water made from?

“Orange blossom water, also known as the essential oil of neroli, is produced by water distillation of the blossoms of the bitter orange tree,” says Matt Nielsen of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. Unlike pure orange extract, which is made from orange fruit, orange blossom water is made from the petals of the tree.

How many fiddle tunes are there?

And of course, you can keep playing the original 52 tunes!

Did Johnny Cash play the harmonica?

Cash is most well known for his harmonica playing on the song “Orange Blossom Special.”