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Minnie The Moocher ("Theme Song")
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Jitter Bug
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Harlem Camp Meeting
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The Man from Harlem
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Beale Street Mama

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One of the great entertainers, Cab Calloway was a household name by 1932, and never really declined in fame. A talented jazz singer and a superior scatter, Calloway's gyrations and showmanship on-stage at the Cotton Club sometimes overshadowed the quality of his always excellent bands. The younger brother of singer Blanche Calloway (who made some fine records before retiring in the mid-'30s), Cab grew up in Baltimore, attended law school briefly, and then quit to try to make it ... Read more

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