The Birth of the Blues

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"The Birth of the Blues" is a popular song, written by Ray Henderson, the lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, in 1926. It was incorporated in the George White's Scandals of 1926 revue.[1] Early popular recordings in 1926 were by Paul Whiteman (vocals by Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord and Austin "Skin" Young), Harry Richman and The Revelers.[2]

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  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 477. ISBN 0-89820-083-0. 
  3. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved August 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The Works of Cab Calloway and Where to Find Them", Heptune.
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  6. ^ "Frank Sinatra Discography". jazzdiscography.com. Retrieved August 19, 2017. 
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 393. ISBN 0-89820-083-0. 
  8. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved August 19, 2017. 
  9. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved August 19, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved August 19, 2017. 
  11. ^ Al Hirt, Our Man in New Orleans. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
  12. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved August 19, 2017.