A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 23, 2017
“Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday” (EGBDF music mnemonic)

Entry in progress—B.P.
“Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday” is a mnemonic for E-G-B-D-F, the notes on the lines of the treble clef.

Other EGBDF mnemonics include “Every Good Boy Deserve Favor,” “Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge,” “Every Good Boy Does Fine,” “Every Girl Bakes Delicious Fudge,” “Every Good Burger Deserves Fries,” “Elephants Got Big Dirty Feet” and “Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips.”

GBDFA mnemonics include “Good Boys Do Fine Always” and “Good Burritos Don’t Fall Apart.” An ACEG mnemonic is “All Cows Eat Grass.”


Wikipedia: EGBDF
EGBDF may refer to:

. e, g, b, d and f. The notes on the lines of the treble clef and the mnemonic used by some music students to remember it, such as Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge

. A number of song and album names satirising the above mnemonics:
.. Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, a play by Tom Stoppard
.. Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (album), by the Moody Blues
.. Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge, an album by Mudhoney

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Taxonomic classiification.
R H Draney
4/2/09
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Every Good Boy Does Fine
Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge (Mudhoney song)
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
Every Good Boy Deserves Fruit
Every Good Boy Deserves Fun
Every Good Bird Does Fly
Every Good Boy Deserves Football
Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips
Elephants Get Big Dirty Feet
Every Green Bus Drives Fast
Every Good Burger Deserves Fries
Even George Bush Drives Fast
Elvis’s Guitar Broke Down Friday
Every Girl Bakes Delicious Fudge
Elephants Go Bouncing Down Freeways

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Star Quotes
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Star Quotes: Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday. - http://bit.ly/xRrra
6:30 AM - 27 Aug 2009

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Ethan Fry
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@keithwhamond My third-grade teacher said “Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday.” (Groan)
11:11 PM - 14 Jan 2010

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Brown Sugar
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Random?: Every Good Boy Does Fine or Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday. Which one? Or did you have a different one?
7:59 AM - 11 May 2011

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Miss Lisa
‏@MissLisaAndCMW
Children’s Music Fact Of The Day: The lines of the Treble Clef staff from the bottom up:E-G-B-D-F. Think Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday! :D
12:46 PM - 25 May 2011 from San Marcos, CA

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