Recommended Materials


THE ORIGINAL ‘BOOP-BOOP-A-DOOP’ GIRL: HELEN KANE

Recorded between 1922 and 1930, tracks include the top twenty hit recording from 1929, “Do Something”. Other tracks include “I’d Do Anything For You”, “That’s Why I’m Happy”, “I Want To Be Bad” and “I Wanna Be Loved By You”.
Louisiana Red Hot # 323, 1999.


DJANGO REINHARDT: THE CLASSIC EARLY RECORDINGS

5 CD collection of Django Reinhardt recordings from 1934 through 1939. Guest Artists include Bill Coleman, Frank “Big Boy” Goudie, Coleman Hawkins, Stephane Grappelli, Joseph Reinhardt, Pierre Ferret, Eugene Vees and Luis Vola. Tracks include “Alabamy Bound” recorded during the HMV Sessions.
JSP # 901, 2000.


MAKIN’ WHOOPEE WITH BANJO EYES

Collection of Eddie Cantor recordings from 1919 through 1944 including the top ten hit from 1926, “Oh, Boy! What a Girl” Other tracks include “Charley, My Boy”, “No, No, Nora”, “You’d Be Surprised”, and “That’s the Kind of Baby For Me”.
ASV # 537, 2000.


SLIM & SLAM: THE GROOVE JUICE SPECIAL

Bulee “Slim” Baillard and Leroy “Slam” Stewart - with Ben Webster, Kenny Clarke, Chico Hamilton and Jimmy Rowles - recordings from 1938 through 1942. Tracks include the 1938 # 2 hit recording of “Flat Foot Floogee”. Other Tracks include “Matzoh Balls”, “Sweet Safronia”, “Palm Springs Jump” and “Groove Juice Special”.
Columbia # 64898, 1996.