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Published on Jan 2, 2011
Billie swinging it at the Savoy Ballroom (Harlem); MBS Broadcast by WOR. Savoy Ballroom was a major music and dance place that lasted from the early 1930's to the mid 1940's, located on Lenox Ave. and 141st Street.
Billie's accompanied by Howard Doyle (announcer), Count Basie (piano), Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Bobby Moore (trumpet), George Hunt & Dan Minor (trombone), Earl Warren (alto sax), Jack Washington (alto & Baritone), Lester Young (tenor sax, clarinet), Herschel Evans (tenor sax), Freddy Green (guitar), Walter Page (bass) and Jo Jones (drums). Recorded June 30th, 1937.
Deep rhythm captivates me Hot rhythm stimulates me Can't help but swing it boy Swing it brother wing
Don't stop to diddle daddle Stop this foolish prattle Come on swing me gate Swing it brothers swing
Raring to go And there ain't nobody Gonna hold me down Say listen boy Hurry up and send me Let me go to town
Stop this diddle daddle And this foolish prattle Come on kill me Joe (Jo Jones) Swing it brother swing
Deep rhythm captivates me Hot rhythm stimulates me Can't help but swing it boy Swing it brother swing
Don't stop to diddle daddle Stop this foolish prattle Come on send me Count (Count Basie) Swing it brother swing Rarin' to go and there ain't nobody Gonna hold me down Say listen boy Hurry up and send meLet me go to town
Stop this diddle daddle And this foolish prattle Come on swing me Count (Count Basie) Swing, brother, swing!
At the Savoy Ballroom: 1937-1944 - Lester Young, Billie Holiday and Jimmy Rushing
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