Composer: Various
Lyricist: Various

Opened: October 22, 1979, Village Gate Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 1372

Note: Only numbers not found on the original cast album are noted below.

Shake That Thing (M/L: Charlie Jackson):

1. 78/Paramount 12281 (Papa Charlie Jackson) [reissued on The Blues: Smithsonian Collection of Classic Blues Singers, CD/Smithsonian 101]
2. 78/Jazz Man 31 (Turk Murphy's Bay City Stompers) [reissued on Turk Murphy's Jazz Band Favorites, Vol. 2, CD/Good Time Jazz 60026]
3. 78/Decca 7366 (Wingy Manone, vocal, with Wingy Manone and His Orchestra) [also 78/Champion 40054; reissued on The Chronological Wingy Manone and His Orchestra 1927-1934, CD/Classics 774]
4. 78/Harmony 55 (The Jim-Dandies)
5. 78/Cameo 872 (Fred Rich and His Orchestra)
6. 78/Perfect 14533 (Bob Oliver with Bill Wirges and His Orchestra)
7. 78/Blue Note 45 (Art Hodes' Blue Five) [reissued on Art Hodes All-Star Stompers, CD/Jazzology 20]
8. 78/Brunswick 3069 (Abe Lyman's California Orchestra) [reissued on Shake That Thing: America's Top Bands of the 20's, CD/ASV/Living Era 5002-2]
9. 78/Brunswick 02504 (Barbecue Joe and His Hot Dogs)
10. 78/Okeh 8267 (Eva Taylor with the Clarence Williams' Blue Five) [reissued on Not Just The Blues, CD/Pearl 1044]
11. 78/Mercury 11065 (Lu Watters & His Yerba Buena Jazz Band) [reissued on Lu Watters/Yerba Buena Jazz Band Volume 1, 1937-1943, CD/S.F. Traditional Jazz 105]
12. 78/Vocalion 15245 (Viola McCoy) [reissued on Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1924-1926, CD/ Document 5417]
13. 78/Columbia 14116 D (Ethel Waters with Pearl Wright, piano) [reissued on The Incomparable Ethel Waters, CD/Columbia/Legacy 65852]
14. Satisfied, Intermedia 5007 (Mississippi John Hurt) [reissued as CD/SRI 312132]
15. In Concert, CD/Magnum 21 (Mississippi John Hurt)
16. Chitterlin Struts And Washboard Stomps, CD/Frog 66 (Lem Fowler)
17. Chasin' The Blues, CD/ Riverwalk 9 (Jim Cullum Jazz Band)
18. Shake That Thing: Fingerpicking Country Blues, CD/Shanachie 97027 (Stefan Grossman)
19. The Magnolia Jazz Band And Art Hodes, CD/Ghb 171 (The Magnolia Jazz Band and Art Hodes)
20. Mule Bone, CD/Gramavision R2-79432 (Taj Mahal)
21. Devil's Serenade, CD/Mr. Ace 005 (Mora's Modern Rhythmists)
22. Pathe And Cameo Jazzbands 1921-1928, CD/ Timeless 1091 (Pathe and Cameo Jazzbands)
23. King of the Tailgate Trombone, CD/American Music 20 (Kid Ory)
24. Creole Jazz Band, CD/Good Time Jazz GTJCD-12008-2 (Kid Ory)
25. Blue Turning Gray, CD/Old Blue Goat 001 (Chick Roberts)
26. Kinky And Sweet, CD/Stomp Off 1339 (Terry Waldo and Bo Grumpus)
27. Live At Hambone Kelly's, Vol. 2, CD/Ghb 97 (Lu Watters and His Yerba Buena Jazz Band)
28. Doing The Hambone At Kelly's, Vol. 2, CD/Jasmine 2590 (Lu Watters and His Yerba Buena Jazz Band)
29. Together Again, CD/Merry Makers 8 (Turk Murphy and Lu Watters)

What It Takes To Bring You Back (M/L: Spencer Williams):

1. 78/Harmony 1085 (Butterbeans and Susie with Eddie Heywood and His Sons of Harmony) [also 78/ Okeh 8950; reissued on Story Of The Blues, CD/Sony 86334]

Other Material:

*Black Bottom (M: Ray Henderson; L: Lew Brown; B.G. DeSylva)
*Darktown Strutters' Ball (M/L: Shelton Brooks)
Don't Turn Your Back On Me (M: Clarence Williams; L: Andy Razaf)
Get On Out Of Here (M/L: Wilson)
*Hindustan (M/L: Oliver G. Wallace; Harold Weeks)
*A Hot Time In The Old Town (M/L: Theodore A. Matz; Joe Hayden)
*Muskrat Ramble (inst.) (M: Kid Ory)
*Tiger Rag (M: Original Dixieland Jazz Band; L: Harry DeCosta)
Yes, Yes (M/L: Jabbo Smith)

*No attempt has been made to compile discological information for these numbers.