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Artist: Erskine Hawkins
Author: Erskine Hawkins/William Johnson/Julian Dash/Buddy Feyne
Label: Bluebird
Year: 1939

Trumpet player & bandleader; his theme song.

Covers:

1940:

Glenn Miller [n°1 US]

1940:

Andrews Sisters

1952:

Four Freshmen

1959:

Dud Bascomb [the trumpet solo on the original]

1960:

Frankie Avalon

1960s:

Ernie Fields

1975:

Manhattan Transfer

1976:

Jack Parnell

1981:

Joe Jackson [on his Jumpin' Jive lp; crediting Glenn Miller]

2007:

Jools Holland

Song about the Nixon building on the corner of 20th Street and Easley Avenue in Birmingham, AL, the main social hub for the local black community in the 1920's & '30s. Hawkins was leader of the houseband.

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