SQUEEZE ME

Latest update on 04/05/2007

Artist: William 'Buster' Bailey
Author: Fats Waller/Clarence Williams
Label: Banner
Year: 1925

In fact written by Andy Razaf with Fats Waller, but music publisher Clarence Williams claimed his piece of the cake. Razaf seeked for another publisher after 1926.

Covers:

1925:

Halfway House Dance Orch.

1925:

Clarence Williams' Blue Five [vocal: his wife Eva Taylor]

1926:

Fats Waller [on private rent party as The Boy In The Boat ("He doesn't wear no hat or coat"); hymn to clitoral stimulation]

1926:

Bessie Smith

1928:

Louis Armstrong

1934:

Joe Haymes

1935:

Mildred Bailey

1939:

Willie The Lion Smith [as The Boy In The Boat]

1942:

Eddie Condon

1944:

Muggsy Spanier & His V-Disc All Stars

1957:

Dinah Washington

1974:

Maria Muldaur

1996:

Lavay Smith

Not to be confused with Duke Ellington's Squeeze Me, known from Johnny Hodges ('59), Joe Zawinul ('59), Diana Krall ('94) and Barbara Hendricks ('95).

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