Willow Tree

19 04 2012

Willow Tree—T. Waller/A. Razaf, 1928 (recorded April 19, 2012) I recorded this Fats Waller blues while in the last stages of my recovery from an upper resp infection, hence the raspy vocal. And hence the pallid, unshaven look. Bleah.

Thanks to the great Mildred Bailey for introducing me to this tune.

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3 responses

19 04 2012
Dave Davies

excellent – what’s the uke?

19 04 2012
Patsy Monteleone

Hey, Dan. It’s a 1920s Lyon & Healy, made out of what I was told is monkey pod wood. It’s got a pretty blond color and a nice tone. Cheers!

26 09 2013
sydneyoldriver

great stuff, beard and skin tone suit the song, love it.Syd

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