Everything's better with a little Harlem on top
June 23, 2010 7:51 PM Subscribe
posted by Astro Zombie (13 comments total)
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The Dandridge Sisters
and the Cats and the Fiddle teach us how the yodel is done above 110th Street.
Not enough Harlem goodness for you?
How about a Harlem cowboy in "Cow Cow Boogie
" by Ella Mae Morse?
Cab Calloway introduces us to "The Man from Harlem
In the meanwhile, Mamie Smith has the "Harlem Blues
Here is the Swedish band Arne Hülphers Orchestra bringing some "Harlem Heat
Django Reinhardt shows us what "Harlem Swing
" sounds like.
In the meanwhile, Tommy Dorsey and Connie Haines tell us what it's like when it's "Swing Time Up in Harlem.
Of course, that's nothing compared to the "Jungle Nights in Harlem
," as Duke Ellington demonstrates.
Coleman Hawkins tells us what "Harlem is to Me
How about the Harlem version of the rhumba with "Rhumboogie
" by the Anders Sisters?
Even the moon's different in Harlem, as demonstrated by "Harlem Moon
" by the Brown Sisters
And you already know how they shuffle in Harlem, thanks to Bob & Earl's "Harlem Shuffle
And let's close with Bill Withers, just singing about "Harlem