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Apologies for cross posting: I have a question about "Frankie Ward" who
composed "Rhapsody in Rhythm", a piece recorded in 1928 by both Al Starita
and the California Ramblers, but no others apparently. There is Frank E.
Ward (1872-1953), a composer and organist best known for sacred music and
serious orchestral pieces. Then there is Frank E. Ward, a clarinet and sax
player listed as a sideman in discographies. There is also a Frank E. Ward
that led a band in which Sylvester Ahola first recorded in 1924, though the
discs weren't released. Who is who, and specifically who wrote "Rhapsody in
Rhythm"?

David N. Lewis
Sperryville, VA