Soundies in Chapter 9: “Visual Music—Big Bands, Combos, Solo Musicians”
(Part 1)

 

More than 70 Soundies are mentioned in chapter 9, so the list is in two parts. A Soundie is included on every chapter list in which it’s discussed, even if the video isn’t available online. The videos are from YouTube, so ads or other non-Soundie material might appear.

1.  Four or Five Times (1941)

Page 173

2.  The Lonesome Road  (1941)

Page 173

3.  Shout! Sister, Shout! (1941)

Page 173

4.  I Want a Big Fat Mama (1941)

Page 173

5.  The Darktown Strutters’ Ball (1941)

Page 174

6.  Because I Love You (1942)

Not available online
Page 175

7.  Harlem Serenade (1942)

Page 175
SHORT FRAGMENT

8.  Air Mail Special (1941)

Page 175

9.  Take Me Back Baby  (1941)

Page 175

 

10.  Bli-Blip (1942)

Page 177

11. I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good (1942)

Page 177

12.  Hot Chocolate (“Cottontail”) (1941)

Page 177

13.  Flamingo (1942)

 
Page 177

14.  Jam Session (1942)

Page 177

15.  Blues in the Night (1942)

Page 180

16.  Minnie the Moocher (1942)

Page 180

17.  Virginia, Georgia and Caroline (1942)

Page 180

18.  The Skunk Song (1946)

Page 180

19.  Pudgy Boy (1942)

Page 181
WITH DOCUMENTARY FILM VOICE-OVER

20.  That Ol’ Ghost Train (1942)

Page 181
SHORT FRAGMENT

21.  Sleepy Time Down South (1942)

Page 181

22.  Shine (1942)

Page 181

23.  Swingin’ on Nothin’ (1942)

Page 182

24.  I Want a Big Fat Mama (1942)

See #4, this chapter
Page 182

25. The Outskirts of Town (1942)

Page 182

26.  Five Guys Named Moe (1942)

Page 183

27.  Jordan Jive (1944)

Page 183
SHORT FRAGMENT

28.  Down, Down, Down (1942)

Page 183

29.  Jumpin’ at the Jubilee (1942)

Page 183

30.  Block Party Revels (1943)

Page 183

31.  Backstage Blues (1943)

Page 183

32.  Dispossessed Blues  (1943)

Page 183

33.  Big Fat Butterfly (1943)

Not available online
Page 185

34.  My, My, Ain’t That Somethin’ (1943)

Not available online
Page 185

35.  Juke Box Boogie (1943)

Page 185

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