Artist: Jay McShannAuthor: Jay McShann/Walter BrownLabel: DeccaYear: 1941
Midwest boogie pianist and bandleader; discovered Charlie Parker. Vocal: Walter Brown. Sold half a million copies.
Jimmy Witherspoon [replaced Walter Brown in Jay McShann's band]
Little Walter [on Chess]
George Shearing [with Toots Thielemans]
Rolling Stones [knew it from Little Walter]
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