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    Hi De Ho (All-American, 1947). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This was an important feature starring the legendary Cab Calloway and the story revolved around the lyrics of his biggest song, "Minnie the Moocher." Calloway was the scat singing leader of one of the most popular African American big bands in the country. From the early 1930s through the late 1940s, Cab would employ in his band some of the most popular performers of the jazz era including, Dizzy Gillespie, "Chu" Berry, "Doc" Cheatham and many more. In 1931, he would record his most famous song, "Minnie the Moocher" which sometimes went by the title "Hi-de-ho" and in fact, Cab wrote a line in the song stating, "I'm the Hi-de-ho man." The card has a line of small indentations down the left side, pinholes in the bottom border and one in the center of the image and upper right yellow background, and an "X" in ink in the top right border. Fine/Very Fine.


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