I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY

Latest update on 15/05/2010

Artist: Lattie Gee
Author: Eubie Blake/Noble Sissle
Year: 1921

With Eubie Blake on piano in the first successful black musical Shuffle Along, introduced in Trenton, NJ but soon enough on Broadway. Both Paul Robeson and Josephine Baker debuted in one of many performances.

Covers:

1922:

Marion Harris

1922:

Ray Miller

1922:

Paul Whiteman

1922:

Vaughn Deleath

1922:

Vincent Lopez

1937:

Sidney Bechet

1939:

Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney [in film Babes In Arms]

1946:

Bud Freeman

1959:

Peggy Lee

1966:

Willie Smith

1987:

Dick Hyman

In 1948 it was used as (logical) theme song during Harry Truman's presidential campaign.

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