Soundie: Sweet Sue, Just You – 1940s

This short, a swingy rendition of the classic jazz standard Sweet Sue, Just You, includes chorus lines, neat harmonies, and

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Charlie Williams: Long Black Veil – 1959

In this clip, Charlie Williams, backed up by Joe Maphis, performs a solid rendition of Long Black Veil, made famous by

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The Hut Sut Song – 1940’s

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little

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Bob Wills: Fiddlin’ Man – 1940’s

Bob Wills:  Fiddlin’ Man – 1950’s Bob Wills shows his master showmanship as both bandleader and musician in this short

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Who’s Yehoodi? – 1942

An amusing soundie from 1942, Who’s Yehoodi?, was originally composed in 1940 by Bill Seckler and Matt Dennis. Based on

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Bob Wills – Good Old Oklahoma

In this clip, from the B Western “Take Me Back to Oklahoma,” Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys croon in

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Bela Lam & Family: Poor Little Benny – 1920’s

Virginia native Zanddervon Beliah Lamb, renamed Bela Lam by Okeh Records, performs the song Poor Little Benny with wife Rose

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Ana Lani & Ray Kinney: Hawaiian Hula Song w/Steel Guitar – 1940’s

Hawaiian Hula Song, a classic. A seductive beauty does the hula while a duo play on guitar and slide. During

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A Jazz Etude – Serendipitously Surreal

In this serendipitously surreal short “A Jazz Etude,” tap dance extraordinaire Billy Burt dances up a storm in top hat,

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