Sing, Sing, Sing!

Sing, Sing, Sing! July 17, 2015

One of my favorite pieces from the Swing era is Benny Goodman’s epic version of “Sing, Sing, Sing”, which to my surprise I heard playing over the loudspeakers while in line for the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland a few days ago. It’s long, so start it going and let it play in the background while you read your e-mail or something:

Of course, Goodman wasn’t the original composer; that credit goes to Louis Prima, who not only plays a mean trumpet but also sings:

And finally, here’s a more recent mostly vocal take on the song that I rather like, by a group called “Five by Design”:

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