Boswell Sisters: selected recordings of 1935


Cheek to Cheek (Irving Berlin) – The provider gives the wrong date. The song was written in 1935 for the film Top Hat and introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Recorded 8 Oct 1935 – The Boswell Sisters (v) Russ Case, Ed Wade (tpt) Will Bradley (tbn) Artie Shaw (cl, as) Martha Boswell (p)Carl Kress (g) Dick Cherwin (b) Stan King (d) New York


Recorded on the same date as Cheek to Cheek, same musicians

Top Hat, White Tie And Tails (Irving Berlin)


St. Louis Blues (W. C. Handy)20 Aug 35 with the Ramblers orchestra, Theo Uden Masman, piano; Kurhaus, Scheveningen, the Hague, Holland. The fast section at the end comes very close to the boogie-woogie sound of the early 40s.



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