• Sidney Bechet

    Sidney Bechet

    Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz, beating trumpeter Louis Armstrong to the recording studio by several months. His erratic temperament hampered his career, and not until the late 1940s did he earn wide acclaim.

  • Hold Tight (Sidney Bechet song)

    Hold Tight (Sidney Bechet song)

    "Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama)", commonly known as "Hold Tight", is a 1938 Sidney Bechet song, composed by Bechet's guitarist Leonard Ware and two session singers with claimed contributions from Bechet himself. The song became known for what at the time were considered suggestive lyrics, and then for a series of lawsuits over songwriter royalties.

  • Sidney, Ohio

    Sidney, Ohio

    Sidney is a city in Shelby County, Ohio, United States approximately 36 mi (58 km) north of Dayton and 100 mi (161 km) south of Toledo. The population was 21,229 at the 2010 census. It is named after English poet Sir Philip Sidney and is the county seat of Shelby County. As well, many of the city's elementary schools are also named after famous writers, such as Emerson, Longfellow and Whittier. Sidney was the recipient of the 1964 All-America City Award. In 2009, it was the subject of the documentary film 45365 .

  • Sidney Peter Dutchak

    Sidney Peter "Sid" Dutchak (born August 7, 1950) is a lawyer, consultant and former political figure in Saskatchewan, Canada. He represented Prince Albert-Duck Lake from 1983 to 1987 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Progressive Conservative.

  • Sidney Clare

    Sidney Clare (August 15, 1892 – August 29, 1972) was an American comedian, dancer and composer. His best-known songs include "On the Good Ship Lollipop" (recorded by Shirley Temple ), "You're My Thrill " (recorded by Billie Holiday ), and "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone " (featured in the cartoon One Froggy Evening ).

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