(Biweekly 10/4/03 - 10/17/03)
"I Thought You Ought To Know"/
"The Voot Is Here To Stay"
by Ivie Anderson And Her All Stars
on Black & White 772
released in 1946
Above: Photo of Ivie Anderson. She started as a singer/dancer at The Cotton Club in 1925, then worked with Paul Howard's Quality Serenaders and The Anson Weeks Orchestra. Ivie had a short stint with Earl Hines in 1930 before becoming a regular with Duke Ellington in 1931. She sings in the 1937 movie "A Day At The Races" (Marx Brothers) and at least one soundie with Ellington.
Above: Black & White #772 label images. The record was released in 1946. Note that Charles Mingus (bass) and Willie Smith (alto sax) were in her All Stars! This was one of her last recordings.
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"I Thought You Ought To Know" - Black & White 772 - 1946
"The Voot Is Here To Stay" - Black & White 772 - 1946
"BOTH SONGS" played in sequence
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"I Thought You Ought To Know" - Black & White 772 - 1946 (file size=417KB)
"The Voot Is Here To Stay" - Black & White 772 - 1946 (file size=444KB)
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