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The Mound City Blue Blowers

Band, 1923-1936 US, St. Louis
A.k.a. McKenzie's Candy Kids Red McKenzie And The Celestial Beings The Dancing Stevedores

The Mound City Blue Blowers were an American novelty jazz ensemble, formed in St. Louis, Missouri and given its nickname. It was co-founded by Red McKenzie and Jack Bland and performed from 1923 to 1936.In 1929–1931 the group also made at least two short performance films: The Opry House (1929) and Nine O'Clock Folks (1931), which included "I Ain't Got Nobody", "Let Me Call You Sweetheart", "My Gal Sal", and "St. Louis Blues".

PortraitGlenn Miller
tb 1904-1944 US
PortraitColeman Hawkins
ts 1904-1969 US
PortraitGene Krupa
dr 1909-1973 US
PortraitPee Wee Russell
cl 1906-1969 US
PortraitJimmy Dorsey
cl, as 1904-1957 US
PortraitEddie Lang
g 1902-1933 US
PortraitJack Teagarden
tb, voc 1905-1964 US
PortraitAl Morgan
b, eb 1908-1974 US
PortraitRed McKenzie
voc 1899-1948 US
PortraitPops Foster
b US
PortraitMuggsy Spanier
cor, tr 1901-1967 US
Frank "Josh" Billings
dr 1905-1957 US
PortraitJack Bland
g 1899-1968 US
Jack Russin
p US
Dick Slevin

Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Hot Comb & Tin-CanThe Mound City Blue Blowers2005Compil.
Creole Love Call / Tailspin BluesDuke Ellington And His Orchestra, The Mound City Blue Blowers2000Album
Mound City Blue BlowersThe Mound City Blue Blowers1996Compil.
1935-1936The Mound City Blue Blowers1996Compil.
1935 - 1936The Mound City Blue Blowers1994Compil.
Red McKenzie - M.C.B.B. Volume 2The Mound City Blue Blowers, Red McKenzie1979Compil.
Red McKenzie - M.C.B.B. Volume 1The Mound City Blue Blowers - Red McKenzie1979Compil.
Red McKenzie - M.C.B.B. Volume 3The Mound City Blue Blowers / Red McKenzie1979Compil.
Jazum-22Clark Randall And His Orchestra, Ben Pollock And His Orchestra, The Mound City Blue Blowers, Gil Rodin And His Orchestra1973Compil.
Blue Blowing Jazz Vol. 1The Mound City Blue Blowers1958Single
Hello LolaThe Mound City Blue Blowers1955Single
Freakish Blues / Tailspin BluesLuis Russell And His Orchestra / The Mound City Blue Blowers1943Album
Mama Don't Allow It/ I Hope Gabriel Likes My MusicThe Mound City Blue Blowers1936Album
(If I Had) Rhythm In My Nursery Rhymes/ I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterThe Mound City Blue Blowers1936Album
One Hour / Tailspin BluesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1936Album
Hello Lola / Never Had A Reason To Believe In YouRed McKenzie And The Mound City Blue Blowers1936Album
The Music Goes 'Round And Around / The Broken RecordThe Mound City Blue Blowers1936Album
On Treasure Island / Red Sails In The SunsetThe Mound City Blue Blowers1935Album
High Society Blues / Muskrat RambleThe Mound City Blue Blowers1935Album
What's The Reason / She's A Latin From ManhattanThe Mound City Blue Blowers1935Album
After You've Gone / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeMiff Mole's Molers / The Mound City Blue Blowers1932Album
Darktown Strutters Ball / You Rascal YouThe Mound City Blue Blowers1931Album
Georgia On My Mind / I Can't Believe That You're In Love With MeThe Mound City Blue Blowers1931Album
One Hour / Hello LolaThe Mound City Blue Blowers1930Album
Indiana / Fire House BluesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1929Album
Tailspin Blues / Never Had A Reason To Believe In YouThe Mound City Blue Blowers1929Album
What Do I Care What Somebody Said / Nervous PuppiesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1927Album
Blues In F / Wigwam BluesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1925Album
Gettin' Told / Play Me SlowThe Mound City Blue Blowers1925Album
Tiger Rag / Deep Second Street BluesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1925Album
San / Red Hot!The Mound City Blue Blowers1924Album
Arkansaw Blues / Blue BluesThe Mound City Blue Blowers1924Album
Barb Wire Blues / You Ain't Got Nothin' I WantThe Mound City Blue Blowers1924Album
Treasury Of Jazz No.14The Mound City Blue BlowersSingle
Bunny And RedBunny Berigan - Red McKenzie And The Mound City Blue BlowersCompil.
I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You / Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaRed McKenzie And The Mound City Blue Blowers / Frankie Trumbauer And His OrchestraAlbum
Thanks A Million / I'm Sitting High On The HilltopThe Mound City Blue BlowersAlbum
Mound City Blue Blowers 1931 / Eddie Condon 1933The Mound City Blue Blowers / Eddie Condon And His OrchestraSingle
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