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Twelfth Street Rag
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June Is Bustin' out All Over
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Rockin' Chair
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Bessie Couldn't Help It
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The Darktown Strutters' Ball

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In 1948, trombonist Pee Wee Hunt and his band were fooling around at a Capitol recording session. They performed a satirical version of "Twelfth Street Rag" that found them playing like amateur Dixielanders and renegades of 1921-style jazz. The Capitol executives were delighted, the performance was released, and to everyone's surprise, it became a major hit! Prior to that spontaneous performance, Hunt had been best-known for his long period with the Casa Loma Orchestra. His fath... Read more

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