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9/16/2007

The Hoosier Hot Shots play Look on the Bright Side

By Kenneth Rainey. Filed under: 78rpm Archive, TweedBlog. Tags:

More music from the North Albany Archive of Recorded Sound… The Hoosier Hotshots were a virtuoso hokum band who rose to fame on Chicago’s WLS National Barn Dance. The bulk of their repertoire consisted of likable novelties like this one, but even their lightest fare was distinguished by their first rate musicianship. The unison playing of the clarinet and slide whistle here is quite good — Paul ‘Hezzie’ Trietsch’s intonation on the slide whistle is the best I’ve heard.


Hoosier Hotshots: Look on the Bright Side
(MP3)

Previous Hoosier Hotshots posts in this blog:
The Hoosier Hotshots play Limehouse Blues
Hoosier Hotshots listening room
The Hoosier Hotshots playing Virginia Blues
The Hoosier Hotshots