[Dixielandjazz] Re: Messin' Around"

Bill Haesler bhaesler@nsw.bigpond.net.au
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 15:09:32 +1000

Dear Dave,
"Messin' Around" (Charles 'Doc' Cooke-Johnny St Cyr 1926)
*Jimmie Blythe and His Ragamuffins (vcl Trixie Smith) June/July 1926  Paramount
Joe Candullo And His Everglades Orchestra July 1926 Banner 1796
*Cookie's Gingersnaps 22 June 1926 Okeh 8390 
Bob Haring And His Orchestra 8 Dec 1926 Cameo 1065
*Freddie Keppard's Jazz Cardinals (unissued) Sept 1926
Jimmy Lytell 10 Jan 1927 Pathe 36584
King Oliver (unissued) 23 July 1926
*Fess Williams And His Royal Flush Orchestra 1 Oct 1926 Vocalion 1054
Our other DJML mates will no doubt provide details of post 1940s versions.
I always go to the source!
All of the above shown * are available on CD.
The following is not the same tune: "Come On Boys Let's Do That Messin'
Around".Blind Blake Oct 1926 Paramount 12413. 
Nor is: "Messin' Around" by Meade Lux Lewis 8 April 1939 Solo Art 12002
Now for the Goldkette/Bix connection.
None at all, that I know of. At least on record.
Kind regards,