A great intro to another great swing band from Kansas City. It covers Kirk’s career from 1929-1940. There are also a lot of pianist Mary Lou William’s compositions. Twenty-five tracks including these highlights:
“Froggy Bottom”, “Walkin’ And Swingin'”, “Little Joe From Chicago”, “Dunkin’ A Doughnut” and “Floyd’s Guitar Blues.”
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