THAT'S WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THE SOUTH

Latest update on 15/01/2016

Artist: Phil Harris
Author: Andy Razaf
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1937

Written in 1933 for the Cotton Club Parade as That's What I Like About The South (The Groove Song), introduced there by Cab Calloway but shelved. Recorded in Los Angeles. Andy Razaf also wrote Ain't Misbehavin', Honeysuckle Rose, In The Mood and Stompin' At The Savoy.

Covers:

1938:

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

1944:

Cliff Bruner [vocal: Moon Mullican]

1947:

Phil Harris [on RCA]

1960:

Johnny Bond [see note under Hot Rod Lincoln]

1975:

Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen

1988:

Asleep At The Wheel

1998:

Rollin' In The Hay

One way or another Phil Harris' original sounds much more northern, too northern for a title like this.

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