Rest in Paradise: Scott Joplin

🔊🙏🏾Today, April 1, 1917, Scott Joplin passed away from syphilitic dementia in Manhattan, NYC, NY. Redman sampled Joplin’s classic piano rag ‘The Entertainer’ in his ‘Mr. Ice Cream Man (Skit).’ The song Redman put together was produced by Da Mascot, and it’s on his sixth studio album “Red Gone Wild: Thee Album.” As for the late ragtime icon Joplin, the Recording Industry Association of America named ‘The Entertainer’ a Song of the Century.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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