I Write The Music

SHE’S SWEET. SHE’S FROM SAVANNAH. — JAZZ LIVES

Posted in Uncategorized by Higher Density Blog on October 25, 2016

Fats Waller, Andy Razaf, and Shelton Brooks wrote this song in 1929 for the revue CONNIE’S HOT CHOCOLATES. I’ve read that Fats sold the rights to this and nearly 20 other songs to Irving Mills for $500 — a fortune in those days, but nothing compared to the money Mills made from that bundle. Alas. […]

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