|Posted by Topsy on September 17, 2013 at 10:45 AM|
TOPSY (I-VI) is a composition written by Eddie Durham recorded in 1938 for/with the original Count Basie Orch.; The Benny Goodman Orch.; Earl "Fatha" Hines (1941); drummer Cozy Cole (1958 Topsy 1 & B-side, Topsy II - Latin B3); STAR WARS Film https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=458988127473075&set=vb.221866364518587&type=2&theater" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">1977 (canteena scene) & MECO disco LP; Manhattan Transfer (1986, with lyrics); Busta Rhymes rap (explicit).
TOPSY was a HIT on Billboard every 20 years has been recorded thousands of times (YouTube) by the most famous of artists, such as Django, Christian and pianist Art Tatum. It is NOT (yet) in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.