Recorded during the first session Roy Eldridge joined Krupa's band (replacing Shorty Sherock), it showcased Eldridge and Anita O'Day in a vocal conversation.
Like the earlier Artie Shaw post featuring Roy Eldridge, this song ranks right up there for me as a Swing Era favorite.
Gene Krupa d, dir / Roy Eldridge t, v / Graham Young, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy t / Babe Wagner, Jay Kelliher, John Grassi tb / Mascagni Ruffo, Clint Neagley as / Sam Musiker, Walter Bates ts / Bob Curtis p / Ray Biondi g / Biddy Bastien sb / Anita O'Day, Howard DuLaney v.
Recorded in New York on May 8, 1941.
WOW ,WHAT A STORY. JUST FOUND SOME OF MY AUNTS RECORDS IN A SHED. SHE HAD A COLLECTION OF THOSE OLD 78 RPM'S. FOUND THIS ONE BUT IT IS CRACKED.THERES ANOTHER NO.6818 IN BETTER CONDITION. CAN REMEMBER HEARING THE FAMILY PLAYING THESE OLDIES WHEN I WAS A KID , AND I AM 65 NOW!ReplyDelete