My Little Bimbo



My Little Bimbo (Down on the Bamboo Isle) – (Walter Donaldson, Grant Clarke)

Frank Crumit — issued in October 1920 on the 78 rpm single Columbia A2981, b/w “She Gives Them All The Ha-Ha-Ha”

Two different takes were mastered and given the same matrix number, and each of these two were released on separate versions of Columbia A2981, as follows:

  • take 1, 13 July 1920, matrix 79344; issued on Columbia A2981
  • take 5, 24 July 1920, matrix 79344; issued on Columbia A2981

discography links:



Aileen Stanley — issued in November 1920, according to, on the 78 rpm single Victor 18691, b/w “The Broadway Blues”; both sides recorded on 10 August 1920


(below) Another much longer recording by Aileen Stanley,  undated and otherwise unidentified


Billy Jones — recorded in August 1920; issued on the 78 rpm single OKeh 4170, b/w “Chili Bean”; released in either October 1920 or November 1920


The Hoosier Hot Shots

two different recordings — One of them, presumably, was recorded on 21 January 1937, and issued on Melotone M7-08-51, as the B-side of “Ain’t She Sweet”



The Carling Family — 1993


The New Red Onion Jazz Babies — Cafe Salvadore in Olathe, Kansas, 5 May 2009


The Yerba Buena Stompers — 27 Nov 2009


The Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band, 17th Annual Glacier Jazz Stampede, Kalispell, Montana — early October 2010

Band Members:
Bert Barr – Cornet/Leader
Rose Barr – Piano
Tom Jacobus – Trombone
Paul Woltz – Reeds
John Goodrich – Reeds
Paul Hagglund – Tuba
Al LaTourette – Banjo


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