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
“Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips” (EGBDF music mnemonic)

Entry in progress—B.P.
“Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips” 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 “Elvis’ Guitar Broke Down Friday.”

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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A few of my favorite words
Charles Olson
4/20/92
(...)
“Taking me even further back into my childhood, there’s Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips, for some scale or key or other my piano teacher was trying to drill into my poor little non-musically-talented head..

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Matt Wolfe
‏@imattyy
Just went down the path of Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips in the choir class I’m subbing for lol
11:39 AM - 10 Feb 2009

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Taxonomic classiification.
R H Draney
4/2/09
(...)
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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Dan Visintainer
‏@DViz
What happened to “Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge?” I like fudge better. What about “Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips?” That shit’s REAL.
2:42 PM - 26 Dec 2010

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Megan Kraus
‏@MrsKrausMusic
Note name practice in 4th grade music today...lots of FACE and Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips!
1:46 PM - 7 Dec 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMusic/Dance/Theatre/Film • Monday, January 23, 2017 • Permalink