Cab Calloway - Minnie The Moocher
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Cab Calloway - Jumpn Jive
Here's a clip from the movie Stormy Weather (1943) featuring Cab Calloway and his orchestra performing Jumpin Jive. After awhile they let the Nicholas Br...
Cab Calloway - Call of the jittrbug
una parte de the call of the jitterbug.... ta re copada!
Joseph Cornelius Waddy
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