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The HiDeHo Man Live

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  • Audio CD (5 Jun 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Live
  • Label: Revola
  • ASIN: B000FBHS40
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 338,482 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song Title Time Price
Listen  1. Minnie The Moocher 3:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Your Voice 2:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. The Hi-De-Ho Man 3:00£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Everybody Eats When They Come To My House 2:45£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Foo A Little Bally-Hoo 3:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Two Blocks Down, Turn To The Left 3:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Boo Wah! Boo Wah! 2:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. One For My Baby 3:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Are You All Reet? 3:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Que Pasa Chica? 2:32£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. The Calloway Boogie 3:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Ol' Joe Louis 2:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Frosty Morning 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Come On With The "Come On" 2:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. The Jungle King 3:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen16. The Honeydripper 2:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Roomin' House Boogie 3:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Hey Now! Hey Now! 2:55£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen19. I Beeped When I Shoulda Bopped 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen20. I Want To Rock 2:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Are You Hep The Jive? 2:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen22. Shot Gun Boogie 2:48£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen23. A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But A Bird 2:51£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen24. Oh! Gram'pa 3:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen25. San Fransisco Fan 3:21£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen26. Geechie Joe (from the film Stormy Weather) 3:19£0.99  Buy MP3 

Product Description

Cab Calloway: International Jazz Hall Of Famer; Broadway actor; Professor of Jive, whose dictionaries of African-American slang were the official reference works in the New York Library for decades; Bandleader and King Of Hi-De-Ho! Indeed His Hi-De-Highness of Ho-De-Ho, whose immense popularity allowed him to enjoy a six decade recording career, despite the fact that his biggest hits from the 1930s referenced the Harlem drug culture!

His signature song ‘Minnie The Moocher’, first topped the Pop best-seller chart at the height of the jazz age in 1931 and last climbed the R&B chart 47 years later at the height of the disco era, two years before Cab donned his tails to perform the song memorably on screen in "The Blues Brothers". Revived countless times afterwards in films on both the big screen ("The Mask") and small ("Jeeves & Wooster") and ads galore, inspiring Joe Jackson to release a whole LP as a tribute, titled "Jumpin' Jive" after Cab's massive 1939 hit song of the same name.

Cab Calloway also became a hero to millions of British kids in the mid 1980s with his Hula Hoop adverts and was introduced to a new generation of American kids with his appearance in Janet Jackson's ‘Alright’ video in 1989.

This compilation, chosen from the best of Cab's 1940s swing era output, includes the powerful 1942 recut of ‘Minnie’ along with his R&B chart hits ‘The Honeydripper’ and ‘The Calloway Boogie’ and also covers of big hits such as ‘Shot Gun Boogie’, ‘The Jungle King’ and ‘One For My Baby’. Also included is an uber-rare soundtrack recording of ‘Geechee Joe’ from the 1943 blockbuster movie "Stormy Weather".

A must-have collection of His Hi-de-Highness, Cab Calloway with sparkling new RevOla mastering for the BEST EVER sound and with beautiful artwork and notes to delight the eye!

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rachel michaud on 28 Oct 2013
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I used to listen to this years ago on Casette.
I was thrilled to see it in CD.
Arrived very quickly in perfect condition.
It took me back years listening to this again.
Thanks also to to the lovely note popped in from the seller.
Nice touch.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jorgen Christensen on 24 July 2013
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I found this one quite valuable. Only complain, that there are so many numbers, that makes it too long for one session. On the other hand one gets about 2 normal cd's for the prize of one. Swing as a cultural product of the previous world economic crisis around 1930, makes a great appeal to this listener today during our own begoinning of world crisis 2.
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By Christopher M. Fulton - Published on Amazon.com
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The first intro I had to Cab was The Blues Brothers. Granted, I saw that in high school, and 2 decades later I finally bought me some Cab. This is just cool stuff. I listen to pretty much everything and anything, and this is good stuff. If you want something "a little different", this is the album for you. Sit back, get those fingers a-snappin' and enjoy this album.
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