The Mound City Blue Blowers

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    Rhythm in My Nursery RhymesThe Mound City Blue Blowers
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    She's a Latin From ManhattanThe Mound City Blue Blowers
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    What's the Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)The Mound City Blue Blowers

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        The Mound City Blowers were an unlikely success. Originally comprised of Red McKenzie on comb and tissue paper (which sounded like a kazoo), Dick Slevin on an actual kazoo, and Jack Bland on banjo, the unique band's initial recording in 1924 ("Arkansas Blues" and "Blue Blues") became a big hit. The group recorded 12 titles in all during 1924-1925, including two with guest Frankie Trumbauer on C-melody sax and with guitarist Eddie Lang firming up the rhythm on the final six numbe... Read more

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