Fats Waller, A Soundie of Honeysuckle Rose


thanks to therealgaryhill for the You Tube

Honeysuckle Rose was one of Fat’s most popular composition. This video was what was known as a Soundie. Soundies were early forerunners of the Music Video except that they were filmed. They were played in movie theaters as an extra feature. Fats Waller was perfect for soundies as he knew how to put on a show. The band members of his regular group Rhythm were featured here. }


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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