Arkansas Barefoot Boys (1928)

What Is It About The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy?

I recently saw an eBay listing for an Andrews Sisters' 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy' on Decca 3598 go for good chunk of change. I have to admit that I was (and still am) surprised at that. I searched completed listings to find find this particular tune was consistently way above what I would have thought an Andrews Sisters' 78 would command.

Feeling that I had to have had several copies of this record in my boxed up 78's in the garage...I proceeded to search. When I had finished flipping through each box, I found that I didn't have a single one. Oh...I had a ton of 'Rum & Coca Colas' and other well known hits but no Bugle Boys.