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

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Entry from January 23, 2017
“Every Good Boy Deserve Favor/Favour” (EGBDF music mnemonic)

Entry in progress—B.P.
“Every Good Boy Deserves Favor/Favour” 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 Deserves Fudge,” “Every Good Boy Does Fine,” “Every Girl Bakes Delicious Fudge,” “Every Good Burger Deserves Fries,” “Elephants Got Big Dirty Feet,” “Empty Garbage Before Dad Flips” 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

8 January 1933, Atlanta (GA) Constitution, Sunday Magazine, pg. 7, col. 6 ad:
Every
Good
Boy
Deserves
Fun
(U.S. School of Music.—ed.)

OCLC WorldCat record
Every good boy deserves favour
Author: Moody Blues (Musical group)
Publisher: London : Decca, 1971.
Edition/Format: Musical score : English

OCLC WorldCat record
Every good boy deserves favour : a play for actors and orchestra
Author: Tom Stoppard; André Previn; London Symphony Orchestra.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, ©1978.
Edition/Format: Audiobook on LP : LP recording : English

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