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Fats Waller

Fats Waller (1904-43) was a legendary bringer of joy. Brilliant pianist and singer, he was famous for hilarity and rhythm from New York to Hollywood. Geoffrey Smith picks favourites by this "cheerful little earful".

1 hour

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Sun 2 Apr 2017 00:00

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  • Fats Waller

    Ain't Misbehavin'

    Performer: The Benny Carter All-Star Sax Ensemble. Performer: Gene Porter. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Slam Stewart. Performer: Irving Ashby.
    • Ain't Misbehavin'.
    • Past Perfect.
    • 25.
  • Fats Waller

    Do Me A Favour

    Performer: Billy Taylor. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Harry Dial. Performer: Ben Whitted. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Al Casey.
    • The Complete Recorded Works Volume 2.
    • JSP RECORDS.
    • 18.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Black and Blue

    Performer: Dick Carey. Performer: Arvell Shaw. Performer: Jack Teagarden. Performer: Barney Bigard. Performer: Sid Catlett.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 14.
  • Fats Waller

    It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

    Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Yank Porter. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fat Man Turner. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Al Casey.
    • The Essential Collection.
    • AVID.
    • 4.
  • Fats Waller

    Honeysuckle Rose

    • Piano Solos.
    • RCA.
    • 18.
  • Fats Waller & Adelaide Hall

    That Old Feeling

    Performer: Adelaide Hall. Performer: Fats Waller.
    • Waller In London.
    • World Records.
    • 7.
  • Fats Waller

    Numb Fumblin'

    Performer: Charlie Irvis. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Charlie Gaines. Performer: Eddie Condon. Performer: Arville Harris.
    • The Complete Recorded Works Volume 2.
    • JSP RECORDS.
    • 4.
  • Fats Waller

    The Minor Drag

    Performer: Charlie Irvis. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Charlie Gaines. Performer: Eddie Condon. Performer: Arville Harris.
    • The Complete Recorded Works Volume Two.
    • JSP Records.
    • 2.
  • Jack Teagarden

    That's What I Like About You

    Performer: Jack Teagarden. Performer: Nappy Lamare. Performer: Joe Catalyne. Performer: Adrian Rollini. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Stan King. Performer: Artie Bernstein. Performer: Charlie Teagarden. Performer: Max Farley. Performer: Pee Wee Russell.
    • The Complete Recorded Works Volume 2.
    • JSP Records.
    • 3.
  • Fats Waller

    Fats Waller's Original E Flat Blues

    Performer: John Hamilton. Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Cedric Wallace. Performer: Al Casey.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 11.
  • Fats Waller

    Shortnin' Bread

    Performer: John Hamilton. Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Cedric Wallace. Performer: John Smith.
    • AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'.
    • PAST PERFECT.
    • 21.
  • Fats Waller

    Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood, Mama)

    Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Cedric Wallace. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Al Casey.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 4.
  • Fats Waller

    'Tain't Good

    Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Fat Man Turner. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Al Casey.
    • The Cream of "Fats" Waller.
    • Flapper.
    • 2.
  • Fats Waller

    The Joint is Jumpin'

    Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Charles Turner. Performer: Al Casey.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 23.
  • Fats Waller

    Two Sleepy People

    Performer: Slick Jones. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: Fats Waller. Performer: Cedric Wallace. Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Al Casey.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 25.
  • Fats Waller

    Loch Lomond

    • The Amazing Mr Waller.
    • Riverside.
    • 2.

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