Composer: Saul Chaplin
Lyricist: Sammy Cahn

Opened: 1936, Connie's Inn, N.Y.C.
Performances: Unknown

Shoe Shine Boy :

1. 78/Columbia DO 1626 (Ivie Anderson with Duke Ellington and His Orchestra) [also 78/Brunswick 7710; 78/Vocalion 22; reissued on The Chronological Duke Ellington And His Orchestra 1936-1937, CD/Classics CLC 666]
2. 78/Regal Zonophone MR 2189 (Billy Cotton and His Band with vocal chorus)
3. 78/Decca 905 (Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [also 78/Decca 3601; reissued on It's Easy To Remember, CD/Proper Box 1034]
4. 78/Decca 961 (The Mills Brothers) [reissued on Paper Doll, CD/MCA MCAD-20262]
5. 78/Decca 672 (Louis Armstrong, vocal, with Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra) [also 78/Decca F. 5936; reissued on The Chronological Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra 1934-1936, CD/Classics 509]
6. 78/Bluebird B 6286 (Dixie Lee Sothern with Bob Pope & His Orchestra)
7. 78/Melotone 6-11-74 (Chick Bullock with Jack Shilkret and His Orchestra) [also 78/Melotone 6-11-03]
8. 78/Victor 25375 (Roy Eldridge with Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra) [also 45/Victor RCX 1027; reissued on The Chronological Fletcher Henders And His Orchestra 1934-1937, CD/Classics 527]
9. 78/Vocalion 3192 (Wingy Manone, vocal, with Wingy Manone and His Orchestra) [reissued on Wingy Sings, Manone Plays, CD/Jasmine Records 2563]
10. 78/Vocalion 3441 (Jones-Smith Incorporated) [reissued on The Chronological Count Basie And His Orchestra 1936-1938, CD/Classics]
11. 45/Columbia B 1568 (The Count Basie Five starring Lester Young)
12. 45/Epic 7105 (Lester Young with Count Basie and His Orchestra)
13. Spontaneous Explorations, Contact 2 (Earl "Fatha" Hines) [reissued on Classic Trio Sessions, CD/Lone Hill Jazz LHJ 10329]
14. Lost Broadway And More, CDr/Original Cast (William Zeffiro, piano and voice)
15. The Essential Jo Jones, CD/Vanguard 101/2 (Jo Jones)
16. Complete 1952-1956: Small Group Studio Recordings Master Takes, CD/Jazz Connections 1007 (Count Basie)
17. Count Basie And The Kansas City 7, CD/Impulse! 9603 (Count Basie and the Kansas City Seven)
18. Swingin' At The Chaterbox: 1937, CD/Cleopatra 1139 (Count Basie)
19. The Complete Capitol Trios, CD/Blue Note 21225B (Benny Goodman Trio)
20. The Chronological Mills Blue Rhythm Band 1934-1936, CD/Classics 710 (Mills Blue Rhythm Band)
21. London Sessions 1934-1939, CD/Fabulous 252 (The Mills Brothers)
22. Oh Baby: Solo Piano, CD/Sackville 2063 (Ralph Sutton)
23. The Ultimate Collection, CD/Motown 530958 (Eddie Kendricks)
24. Sophisticated Swing, CD/Arbors 19234 (Engelbert Wrobel)
25. Perk Plays Prez, CD/Fresh Sound 5010 (Bill Perkins)
26. Hustlin' And Bustlin', CD/Black Lion BLCD-760908 (Ruby Braff)
27. Cornet Chop Suey, CD/Concord Jazz 4606 (Ruby Braff)
28. R&R, CD/Chiaroscuro 211 (Ruby Braff and Ralph Sutton)
29. As Time Goes By, CD/Candid 79741 (Ruby Braff)
30. Rudy Vallee's Fleischmann's Yeast Show/Louis' Home-Recorded Tapes, CD/Jazz Society 52914 (Louis Armstrong)
31. Louis Armstrong At The Cotton Club 1939-1940, CD/Ambassador 1910 (Louis Armstrong)
32. Live At The Sticky Wicket, CD/Arbors 19188 (Dick Wellstood)
A radio transcription performed by Johnny Guarnieri and The Manhattan Nighthawks is also known to exist.

Unrecorded Material:

Blue Notes (M: Saul Chaplin; Nat Gardner)
Darkies Have Music In Their Souls (L: Sammy Cahn; Sammy Colton)
Do The Truck
The Drum Brigade
Four-Score And Seven Years Ago
I'm Just A Slave To Your Crave
King Louis Is Havin' A Dream (The King Of Swing Is Havin' A Dream)
Nature And I (M: Saul Chaplin; Nat Gardner)
Rhythm Holiday
Rhythm Makes The World Go Round
The Spirit Of The Tom Tom
Three Feet Two Of Rhythm
What's On Your Mind