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8 thoughts on “ Hi De Ho Man - Cab Calloway - The Cab Calloway Story (CD)

  1. Directed by Fred Waller • • United States Starring Cab Calloway, Sidney Easton, Fredi Washington The magnetic Cab Calloway plays a ladies’ man who finds time for a dalliance with a train porter’s wife in between lively renditions of favorites like “Zaz-zuh-zaz” and “The Lady with the Fan.”.
  2. Cab Calloway’s signature song describes a story about a beggar named Minnie. Her obituary from the November issue of Jet magazine details more. Minnie ‘The Moocher’ has died. She was a.
  3. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Hi-De-Ho Man - Cab Calloway on AllMusic - - This double LP from is a bit brief, 5/
  4. Cab Calloway, his music and his musicians. Since , The Hi De Ho Blog has been dedicated to the King of Hi De Ho who entertained a whole era, between the roaring Twenties until his death in Jean-François PITET, creator of this website, is also the coauthor of TV documentary "Cab Calloway: Sketches" and has written the script for the comic book "Cab Calloway" by Cabu.
  5. Cab Calloway on Sesame Street. Cab Calloway () was a jazz bandleader and singer. He was best-known for the song "Minnie the Moocher," with its distinctive "hi-de-hi-de-hi" scat chorus. His exuberant strutting and scatting was utilized in several of Max Fleischer's Betty Boop cartoons, often titled for Calloway's songs, such as "The Old Man of the Mountain".
  6. Dec 26,  · Known as the "Hi De Ho" man, Cab Calloway was a legendary figure in American pop culture, immortalized in cartoons and caricatures. An energetic showman, gifted .
  7. This form of scatting became Calloway's trademark, and he wrote many more songs in a similar vein, including "The Hi-De-Ho Miracle Man," and "You Gotta Hi-De-Ho." "Minnie the Moocher" has very strong musical and lyric similarities with a contemporary song called "Willie the Weeper," written in by the singer and Frankie "Half-Pint" Jaxon.
  8. Calloway's appearance in "The Blues Brothers" features in the final act of "Cab Calloway: Sketches," Gail Levin's documentary for PBS's "American Masters." Director John Landis and the Memphis musicians who made up the Blues Brothers band discuss their time with the self-proclaimed "Hi-De-Ho Man." Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn and Lou Marini speak of Calloway's constant dapperness .

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