Fats on Friday — Rump Steak Serenade

Thanks to Darryn Ray Brott for the YouTube

Rump Steak Serenade was recorded July 1, 1941 in Hollywood. Fats Waller did the vocal and piano with a studio pickup orchestra  including vocalists. He wrote the song and lyrics, but for Fats that probably took no more than 15 minutes. Clearly a swing era sound and feel, and no mistaking the Fats Waller touch. He was amazing.

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.
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