Jake Leg Rag

  • Narmour & Smith wrote the tune.
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R. Crumb's drawing based on the black & white album cover.

Key of D. Two parts.

Jake Leg?

Jake Leg was a form of paralysis that appeared when USA lived under the prohibition-of-alcohol amendment to the constitution. Jake Leg was brought on by drinking Jake, a liquor substitute.

Not to be confused with...

  • The East River String Band performed Jake Leg Blues [utoob].
  • The Ray Brothers recorded Jake Leg Wobble [utoob] and I Got the Jake Leg Too [utoob] on 78.
  • The Allen Brothers recorded Jake Leg Blues [utoob non-video] on 78.
  • Asa Martin recorded Jake Leg Blues [utoob non-video] on 78.