Chocolate Dandies - Vocalion 1646 (1931)

Here we, arguably, have the first recordings by the Mills Blue Rhythm Band.

Many claim this one was the first but still others say that they were not recorded by the same outfit.

Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Ed Anderson t / Harry White, Henry Hicks tb / Crawford Wethington cl, as, bar / Ted McCord cl, ts / Edgar Hayes p, a / Benny James bj / Hayes Alvis sb / Willie Lynch d / Dick Robertson v.

Recorded in New York on January 30, 1931.

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