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Bobby Hackett

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The Army Special Services Division established the V-disc program in 1942 and made a variety of recordings for military service facilities around the world.Many of the records contained jazz artists' excellent performances that were not commercially available.The first 4 tracks are a tribute to "Original Dixieland Jazz Band that made the first jazz recordings in 1917. The group led by cornetist Bobby Hackett included two members of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, trombonist Eddie Edwards and drummer Tony Spargo. The pianist on this session was Frank Signorelli, who joined the ODJB in 1921.The second group is also led by Bobby Hackett. Bobby Hackett introduces the 7 musicians while each plays a few bars of "Oh Baby." The next number is Louis Armstrong's composition "Struttin' With Some Barbecue." Louis Armstrong was Bobby Hacketts idol.Bassist Bob Haggart is the leader of the third group on this CD. The musicians are not the best known jazz musicians but all are excellent instrumentalist comi

Bobby Hackett, cornet; Eddie Edwards, trombone; Brad Gowans, clarinet; Frank Signorelli, piano; Tony Spargo, drums.


  1. Spoken Intro
  2. Spoken Intro
  3. Tiger Rag
  4. Tiger Rag
  5. Sensation Rag
  6. Sensation Rag
  7. Muskrat Ramble
  8. Muskrat Ramble
  9. Sioux City Sue
  10. Sioux City Sue
  11. Spoken Intro
  12. Spoken Intro
  13. Oh Baby
  14. Oh Baby
  15. Struttin' With Some Barbecue
  16. Struttin' With Some Barbecue
  17. My Honey'S Loving Arms Nc
  18. My Honey'S Loving Arms Nc
  19. My Honey'S Loving Arms
  20. My Honey'S Loving Arms
  21. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
  22. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
  23. Fidgety Feet
  24. Fidgety Feet
  25. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  26. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  27. Possum Song
  28. Possum Song
  29. Rumble, Rumble
  30. Rumble, Rumble
  31. Indian Love Call
  32. Indian Love Call
  33. Stand Still Stanley
  34. Stand Still Stanley
  35. Haggart'S Lady
  36. Haggart'S Lady
  37. Bye Bye Blues
  38. Bye Bye Blues
  39. Ivy
  40. Ivy
  41. Mamselle
  42. Mamselle