Oh wow, when I hear this song then I get goosebumps.
Here, you're listening to a piece of history: it's the first recorded version of a very popular song and it's 90 years old now!
Everybody Loves My Baby
“Everybody Loves My Baby”, or “Everybody Loves My Baby, but My Baby Don't Love Nobody but Me”, is a jazz standard composed by Spencer Williams (music) and Jack Palmer (lyrics) in 1924.
Clarence Williams (October 8, 1893 – November 6, 1965) – an American jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, theatrical producer, and publisher – recorded it in the same year with a young Louis Armstrong.
Personnel: Williams, Clarence (Piano, Director); Taylor, Eva (Vocal); Armstrong, Louis (Cornet); Thompson, Aaron (Trombone); Bailey, Buster (Soprano Saxophone); and Christian, Buddy (Banjo).
Title: Everybody Loves My Baby (but My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me)
Artist: Clarence Williams' Blue Five w/ Louis Armstrong
Recorded: November 6, 1924, New York , NY
Tempo: 182 bpm
Dance: Balboa, Lindy Hop
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