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Thread #30625 Message #2525079
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
26-Dec-08 - 02:50 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: Ring Dem Bells / Ring Them Bells
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: ring dem bells
Tj, thanks for reminding me. Waller's piano version (1941) can be heard and down-loaded from Red Hot Jazz. It is the Ellington- Mills take, quite a stretch, but no doubt rooted in the old spiritual.
Scroll down the Discography to find it. Lots more of Waller's fine interpretations on the list.