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"Miss B" The Incredible Dancing Bird

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Published on Jul 5, 2006

FOR BEST VIEWING: USE SMALLER SCREEN FORMAT. A newsreel, circa 1928. Miss "B" reached the height of popularity in 1927, when a New York jazz band called "The Bird-dog Five", recorded a novelty hit called "Ain't Miss"B" Heaven"; for Okay Records, which sold thousands of copies. In that year alone, at least six short films were made of her dance routines, including rare footage of her attempt at ballet, which some believe was the nail in the coffin of an already faltering career...
For more information on the history of Miss B, go to" http://home.earthlink.net/~katefraz/i...
Thanks to M. Frassinelli for information on this vintage newsreel clip...

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  • Song

  • Artist

    • Don Ewell
  • Writers

    • Andy Razaf, Harry Brooks, Fats Waller
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    • UMG (on behalf of Fantasy Records); BMG Rights Management, EMI Music Publishing, UBEM, Warner Chappell, ARESA, LatinAutor - SonyATV, LatinAutor, and 1 Music Rights Societies

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