Doin' The Uptown Lowdown
(1933)
Mack Gordon (w), Harry Revel (m)
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Doin' The Uptown Lowdown
1933
Mac Gordon
Harry Revel
Broadway Thru A Keyhole
1933
VERSE 1
Where do we get that music
That puts that swing so hot in us?
Where is life, never dull,
Hum-drum or monotonous?
Hop a subway, hop a cab,
Shoot right up to Harlem
Where the population
Found a new sensation.
CHORUS
Screen celebs and stage satellites,
Social debs and High hat-ellites,
Masses, classes,
Doin' the Uptown Lowdown.
Where they spend their simoleans
Just to watch those Creolians
Skippin', hippin',
Doin' the Uptown Lowdown.
BRIDGE
You'll find laughter afer midnight,
That's their play-time.
Hi-de-hay time!
What price, Yeah, man!
CHORUS
Bankers with their Cinderellatives,
List'ning to those hot hi-yellatives,
Up in Harlem,
Doin' the Uptown Lowdown!
2017
Feb 9-12JK 2016-17Clarinet Marmalade
2019
Feb 7-10JK 2018-19Tonight You Belong To Me
RecordedPerformersLabelCat.#Matrix
Joe Venuti & His OrchestraBanner3287414078
Joe Venuti And His Blue SixDecca18167-B265147
09/25/1933Joe Venuti's New YorkersConqueror825014078
09/25/1933Joe Venuti's New YorkersMelotoneM1281614078
09/25/1933Joe Venuti's New YorkersOriole277614078
09/25/1933Joe Venuti & His OrchestraPerfect1583214078
10/02/1933Joe Venuti's Blue FiveColumbia2834-D265147
10/12/1933Abe Lyman & His OrchestraBrunswick667414140
10/17/1933Mildred BaileyBrunswick668014160
10/25/1933Ted Weems & His OrchestraBluebirdB523677075
YearTitleMediumTypeUsage
1933Broadway Thru a Keyholefilmintroduced
Doing The Uptown Lowdown Doin' The Uptown Lowdown
Collis Wealth Management
Jazz Kings Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor