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Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra / The Virginians - Limehouse Blues / If You'll Come Back FLAC album


Performer: Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra
Genre: Jazz / Pop music
Title: Limehouse Blues / If You'll Come Back
Released: 1924
FLAC version ZIP size: 1649 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1907 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1521 mb
Rating: 4.8
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Limehouse Blues" is a popular British song written by the London-based duo of Douglas Furber (lyrics) and Philip Braham (music). Evoking the Limehouse district, which pre-World War II was considered the Chinatown of London – with Chinese references heard in both the lyrics and the melody – the song premiered in the 1921 West End revue A to Z being sung by Teddie Gerard in a wordless melodramatic number featuring Gerard as a hostess in a Limehouse dance-hall fronting a brothel.

a –Paul Whiteman And His OrchestraLimehouse Blues. Related Music albums to Limehouse Blues, If You'll Come Back. by Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra.

Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra (1924, Carl Fenton and His Orchestra (1924, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra (1931, Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra (1934, Chart information used by permission from Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Limehouse Blues was the title of a 1934 Paramount Picture starring George Raft, set in the Limehouse area of London. Composer Sam Coslow ( My Old Flame, Cocktails for Two, ) wrote the soundtrack. The tune’s popularity over the years has been mostly as an instrumental, especially loved by jazz musicians. In Limehouse Blues this tri-tone relationship is fully embraced, and the IV chord resolves not to iv as we would expect, nor even to I, but to the secondary dominant V7/V. Then, by passing the dominant altogether, it proceeds directly to the tonic, again surprising the ear.

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Tracklist

a Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra Limehouse Blues
B The Virginians If You'll Come Back

Companies, etc.

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