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    Raisin' The Roof - Trumbauer

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    Raisin’ The Roof - Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra

    Yesterday our friendly roofers came to replace our roof. The day before our roof shingles were delivered. Of course I had my camera ready and made some shots of the progress. It was a hot day and I was amazed that these two hard working fellows removed the old and installed the new within 5 hours.
    What jazz music as background? The only suitable tune in my iTunes collection with the word “roof” in it was “Raisin’ the Roof”
    A fairly obscure, but still catchy song recorded March 8 1928 by Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra with Frankie on melody C sax, but also with Bix Beiderbecke on cornet, Bill Rank trombone and Eddie Lang guitar