La Pas Ma La

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La Pas Ma La is a ragtime song recorded by minstrel performer Ernest Hogan in 1895. With his troupe, the Georgia Graduates, he performed a dance step and ditty with the name "Pasmala".[1][2]


  1. ^ Knowles, Mark (20 May 2002). Tap Roots: The Early History of Tap Dancing. McFarland. p. 119 – via Internet Archive. la pas ma la.
  2. ^ Gushee, Lawrence. "The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Jazz." Black Music Research Journal 14, no. 1 (1994): 1-24. doi:10.2307/779456.