Basin Street Blues
(1928)
Spencer Williams (w/m)
Basin Street Blues
1928
Spencer Williams
Spencer Williams
CHORUS
Won't you come and go with me
Down that Mississippi?
We'll take a boat to the land of dreams
Come along with me on down to New Orleans
Now the band's there to greet us
Old friends will meet us
Where all them folks goin' to the St. Louis cemetery meet
Heaven on earth, they call it Basin Street
BRIDGE
I'm tellin' ya Basin Street is the street
Where all them characters from the first street they meet
New Orleans, land of dreams
You'll never miss them rice and beans
Way down south in New Orleans
CHORUS
They'll be huggin' and a kissin'
That's what I been missin'
And all that music, Lord, if you just listen'
New Orleans, I got them Basin Street blues
Now ain't you glad you went with me
On down that Mississippi?
We took a boat to the land of dreams
Heaven on earth, they call it Basin Street
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Louis Armstrong's Hot FiveOkeh8690-402154
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12/04/1928Louis Armstrong & Earl HinesColumbia39233ZSP5040
12/04/1928Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraOkeh41241-402154
06/11/1929Louisiana Rhythm KingsVocalion15815E30030
02/09/1931Benny Goodman & His OrchestraBrunswick7645-W151292
02/09/1931Benny Goodman & His OrchestraColumbia2914-DW151292
02/09/1931The Charleston ChasersColumbia2415-DW151292
02/09/1931The Charleston ChasersOkeh41577-17096
07/09/1931Cab Calloway & His OrchestraOriole2317-10728
07/09/1931Cab Calloway & His OrchestraPerfect15500B10728
07/27/1931Cab Calloway & His OrchestraBanner3223710728
12/08/1931Three Night CapsClarion5439365045
12/08/1931Three Night CapsHarmony1400-H365045
12/08/1931Three Night CapsVelvet Tone2499-V365045
09/21/1932Three KeysBrunswick6423-12341
09/21/1932Three KeysVocalion274412341
01/27/1933Louis Armstrong And His OrchestraBluebirdB5408-75103
01/27/1933Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraVictor24351-B75103
08/23/1934Dorsey Brothers OrchestraDecca118-B38412
01/09/1935Four BlackbirdsVocalion2981LA314
01/29/1935Kxyz Novelty BandBluebirdB5832-87766
03/15/1935Al BowlyVictor25007-89330
05/17/1935Louis Prima & His GangBrunswick7456-B17615
10/14/1935Clyde Mccoy & His OrchestraDecca620-A60065
11/22/1935Benny Goodman & His OrchestraVictor25258-96503
05/06/1936Jan Garber & His OrchestraDecca803-B61079
05/08/1936Wingy Manone & His OrchestraBluebirdB6411-101573
06/11/1936Milt Herth (Organ)Decca1344-A90767
09/29/1936Bob Wills Texas PlayboysColumbia20217C1484
09/29/1936Bob Wills Texas PlayboysColumbia37618C1484
09/29/1936Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysConqueror9040C1484
09/29/1936Bob Wills & His Texas PlayboysVocalion3344C1484
12/28/1936Shep Fields Rippling RhythmBluebirdB6759-B03861
06/11/1937Fats Waller (Piano)BluebirdB10015-10654
06/11/1937Fats Waller (Piano)BluebirdB10115-10654
06/11/1937Fats Waller (Piano)Victor25631-010654
06/11/1937Fats Waller (Piano)Victor27767-A010654
07/16/1937Russ Morgan's MusicBrunswick7941-21403
07/16/1937Russ Morgan's MusicBrunswick7941-21404
09/25/1937Bing Crosby & Connee BoswellDecca1483-DLA971
09/25/1937Bing Crosby & Connee Boswell (John Scott Trotter Orch)Decca25430-DLA971
12/12/1937Bernie Cummings & His OrchestraVocalion418121860
04/05/1938Vernon Geyer (Organ Solo)BluebirdB7308-22164
04/05/1938Vernon Geyer (Organ Solo)BluebirdB7609-22164
08/18/1939Radio Rhythm Club SextetParlophoneR 2885CE11115
09/05/1939Bob Dunn's VagabondsDecca5733-66415
11/04/1940Ruby Newman & His OrchestraDecca15052-B68312
11/11/1940Henry Levine And His Barefooted Dixieland PhilharmonicVictor27304-B57617
05/11/1946Clyde Mccoy & His OrchestraMercury12971717
09/20/1949Ella Fitzgerald / Sy OliverDecca24868-75282
10/07/1952Lawson-Haggart Jazz BandDecca28518-83496
03/25/1954Louis Armstrong & His AllstarsDecca29102-86073
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