My next guest in this series is a bunch
of 1930s musicians* who had a hunch
that most orchestras of that time
played less than lofty and sublime
so they formed a band whose bliss was
to fashion high-class music such as this was:

Speaking of a bunch, do you like bananas? I like bananas, no bones about it. Here’s why:

And now for a little traveling music….

Well, if you ask me, that’s taking traveling a bit too far. Why wander the world in limbo with limbs akimbo when I can settle down with a bimbo down on the Bamboo Isle?

And with that, Isle see ya next time, music lovers.




2 comments on “JAZZ FOR LAUGHS (PART 03)

  1. Don Frankel says:

    Muse I had to go look these guys up but I guessed they were from Indiana and I was right! I think the Hoosier thing gave that away. They were also very prolific and talented. And, one other thing one of those guys is playing a washboard. I’m old enough to remember that people cleaned clothes on those things too.

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    • mistermuse says:

      Don, they were very popular in the 1930s-40s, not only because they were talented (even though they made it look like they were just having fun), but because their appeal was multi-genre (country, western swing, hot jazz, and pop). As for their Indiana roots, this song was one of their biggest hits:


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