I Must Have That Man
I Must Have That Man (m. Jimmy McHugh, w. Dorothy Fields) — One of several hit songs from the Broadway revue Blackbirds of 1928.
Hit songs from the show included
- Diga Diga Do
- I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
- Doin’ the New Low-Down
- I Must Have That Man
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, and I Must Have That Man became standards.
Adelaide Hall – 1928
Gay Ellis* & her Novelty Orchestra — 1928 — *pseudonym used by Annette Hanshaw
Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra — recorded 15 November 1928, New York
Ben Selvin Orchestra (as The Knickerbockers, one of many names Selvin recorded under), Vaughn DeLeath (v) – 1928
Grace Hayes – 1928
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra, vocal: Billie Holiday – 1937 – Benny Goodman, clarinet; Lester Young, tenor sax; Buck Clayton, trumpet; Teddy Wilson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Walter Page, bass; and Jo Jones drums
Benny Goodman Trio — 1938
Abbey Lincoln with the “Riverside Jazz Stars” — from the 1957 LP That’s Him!
- Abbey Lincoln – vocals
- Kenny Dorham – trumpet
- Sonny Rollins – tenor saxophone
- Wynton Kelly – piano
- Paul Chambers – bass
- Max Roach – drums
Abbey Lincoln with Hank Jones (p), J.J.Johnson (tb), 1994
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