Struttin' With Some Barbecue; Chimes Blues

Struttin' With Some Barbecue; Chimes Blues

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Jimmy Dorsey and his Original "Dorseyland" Jazz Band. side 1: Struttin' With Some Barbecue; side 2: Chimes Blues (Columbia 38655), from the album, Dixie By Dorsey (Columbia C-196).
78 rpm.

Jim (James) Flora (1914-1998) created the cover art for this album. Flora was a successful commercial illustrator during the 1940s-1970s as well as an author and illustrator for children’s books. He was best known for his unique and quirky album cover art for RCA Victor and Columbia during the 1940s and 1950s. Flora created numerous paintings, drawings, etchings, and sketches throughout his prolific career.

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Jimmy Dorsey and his Original "Dorseyland" Jazz Band
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United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
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