Publisher Walter Melrose got his name on it as co-composer, as was often his practice. It enjoyed its initial popularity in the 1920s. It continues to be played by Dixieland jazz groups. It has been performed by many notable acts, such as Jelly Roll Morton, Chris Barber and Harry Connick Jr..
The Bonzo Doo Dah Dog Band did a performance of this song on their 1969 release Tadpoles.
- Jasen, David A. (2003). Tin Pan Alley: an encyclopedia of the golden age of American song Author. Taylor & Francis. p. 276. ISBN 0-415-93877-5.
- "Doctor Jazz". Internet Broadway Database. IBDB. 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009.
- Doctor Jazz Lyrics
- Dr Jazz website.
- Professor Paul Goddard: Riding the Rollercoaster of State Medicine.
- Cyma Rubin papers, 1969-1992 Music Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
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