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Your poise! Your pose! That cute fantastic nose!
You’re mighty like a knockout, you’re mighty like a rose
I’m sold, I’m hooked, the well known goose is cooked
You got me little fella; I’m sunk, I’m gone, I’m hooked
I’ll Be Around | Billie Holiday
Jazz banjoist/guitarist Johnny St. Cyr plays & sings Eh, La Bas, a Creole dance tune, and talks with ethnomusicologist/folklorist Alan Lomax in 1949.
One of the most important ‘Territory Bands’ of the 1920s, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra recorded extensively, starting in 1923 for OKeh, then moving to Victor in 1926, where they made many fine records until Moten’s untimely death during surgery in 1933. L-R: Herman ‘Woody’ Walder, Lammar Wright, Moten, Mary H. Bradford (vocalist), William G. Little (vocalist), Ada Brown (vocalist), Thamon Hayes, Sam Tall, Willie Hall.
Untitled Blues | Jess Stacy (piano), Muggsy Spanier (trumpet), George Wettling (drums), Bob Casey (bass) // recorded 1944
Roy Eldridge // photo courtesy of the J. Wills Sayre Photographs Collection at the University of Washington