Cab Calloway

Real Name:
Cabell Calloway III
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Born: 25th December 1907, Rochester, New York, USA.
Died: 18th November 1994, Cokebury Village, Hockessin, Delaware, USA.

American band-leader of the 1930s-1940s, jazz musician, singer, song-writer & multi-talented EmCee renowned for his 'scat singing' style.

Calloway's orchestra rotated as a 'house band' with that of Duke Ellington at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem through the Prohibition era. His snappy 'zoot-suit' dress sense and skillful vaudeville song-and-dance routines made him an extremely popular entertainer. His 'moonwalking' predating that of Michael Jackson by about a half-century.

In later years he continued performing and featured in films, such as "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965) with Steve McQueen & Edward G. Robinson. The "Cab Calloway School of the Arts", in Wilmington, Delaware, was dedicated in his name in 1994. Calloway died shortly after a stroke and his ashes are interred at Ferncliffe Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.

Brother of Blanche Calloway.
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LPM-3154, LPM 3154 Cab Calloway - Songs From Blackbirds / Songs From Shuffle Along album art Cab Calloway - Thelma Carpenter, Avon Long - Thelma Carpenter Cab Calloway - Thelma Carpenter, Avon Long - Thelma Carpenter - Songs From Blackbirds / Songs From Shuffle Along(10") RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-3154, LPM 3154 US 1953 Sell This Version
LN 3265 Cab Calloway - Cab Calloway album art Cab Calloway Cab Calloway (Comp, Album) Epic LN 3265 US 1956 Sell This Version
GLP 101 Cab Calloway - Cotton Club Revue 1958 album art Cab Calloway Cotton Club Revue 1958 (Album) Gone Records GLP 101 US 1958 Sell This Version
CRL 757408 Cab Calloway - Blues Make Me Happy album art Cab Calloway Blues Make Me Happy (Album) Coral CRL 757408 US 1962 Sell This Version
none Cab Calloway - Stars For Defense album art Cab Calloway / Sally Ann Howes Cab Calloway / Sally Ann Howes - Stars For Defense(LP, Transcription) Office Of Civil Defense none US 1962 Sell This Version
No .1009, No. 1010 Cab Calloway - Guest Star album art Cab Calloway, June Valli, Merv Griffin, Joel Herron Cab Calloway, June Valli, Merv Griffin, Joel Herron - Guest Star(LP) U.S. Department Of The Treasury No .1009, No. 1010 US 1966 Sell This Version
P.I.P. 6801 Cab Calloway - Cab Calloway '68 album art Cab Calloway With "Bugs" Bower's Orchestra Cab Calloway With "Bugs" Bower's Orchestra - Cab Calloway '68 (Album) Pickwick International P.I.P. 6801 US 1968 Sell This Version
LP 16 Cab Calloway - Erskine Hawkins / Cab Calloway 1940 album art Erskine Hawkins / Cab Calloway Erskine Hawkins / Cab Calloway - Erskine Hawkins / Cab Calloway 1940(LP, Album) Jazz Panorama (2) LP 16 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
SLOG 2010 Cab Calloway - Hello, Dolly! - The New Broadway Cast Recording album art David Merrick (2) Presents Pearl Bailey Co-starring Cab Calloway David Merrick (2) Presents Pearl Bailey Co-starring Cab Calloway - Hello, Dolly! - The New Broadway Cast Recording (Album) RCA Victor SLOG 2010 Greece 1969 Sell This Version
LPL1-5011 Cab Calloway - Ben Bagley's De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Revisited album art Ben Bagley, Cab Calloway, Blossom Dearie, Gloria De Haven, Dorothy Loudon, Charles Rydell, Norman Paris Ben Bagley, Cab Calloway, Blossom Dearie, Gloria De Haven, Dorothy Loudon, Charles Rydell, Norman Paris - Ben Bagley's De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Revisited(LP) RCA Victor LPL1-5011 UK 1974 Sell This Version
CGT 32593 Cab Calloway - Hi De Ho Man album art Cab Calloway Hi De Ho Man (Album, Comp) Columbia CGT 32593 US 1974 Sell This Version
GOJ-1012 Cab Calloway - Singin' N' Swingin' album art Cab Calloway Singin' N' Swingin' Giants Of Jazz Records GOJ-1012 US 1978 Sell This Version
LP-1054, 1054 Cab Calloway - One Night Stand With Harry James Volume 5 album art Harry James (2) With Cab Calloway Harry James (2) With Cab Calloway - One Night Stand With Harry James Volume 5(LP, Album) Joyce, Joyce LP-1054, 1054 US 1978 Sell This Version
STK-103 Cab Calloway - Stormy Weather album art Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson And Fats Waller Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson And Fats Waller - Stormy Weather (Album) Sandy Hook Records STK-103 US 1976 Sell This Version
PL 45163 Cab Calloway - The Hi-De-Ho-Man album art Cab Calloway The Hi-De-Ho-Man(LP, RE) RCA PL 45163 France 1982 Sell This Version
S.H. 2068 Cab Calloway - Black Jazz And Blues : The First Sound Films album art Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway - Black Jazz And Blues : The First Sound Films(CD, Album) Sandy Hook Records S.H. 2068 US 1983 Sell This Version
CD-80177 Cab Calloway - The Big Band Hit Parade album art Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, Eddie Daniels, Buddy Morrow, Gerry Mulligan, Doc Severinsen, Ed Shaughnessy, Erich Kunzel, Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, Eddie Daniels, Buddy Morrow, Gerry Mulligan, Doc Severinsen, Ed Shaughnessy, Erich Kunzel, Cincinnati Pops Big Band Orchestra - The Big Band Hit Parade (Album) Telarc Digital, Telarc CD-80177 US 1988 Sell This Version
DL-439 Cab Calloway -  Big Band Jazz: Tulsa To Harlem album art Cab Calloway, Jimmy Hamilton, Ernie Fields (2) Cab Calloway, Jimmy Hamilton, Ernie Fields (2) - Big Band Jazz: Tulsa To Harlem (Comp, Album) Delmark Records DL-439 US 1988 Sell This Version
MSM2-35376 Cab Calloway - Hi-De-Ho album art Cab Calloway Hi-De-Ho(2xLP) MCA Records MSM2-35376 US 1992 Sell This Version
EN 506 Cab Calloway - Anthologie album art Cab Calloway Anthologie(CD, RE) Encyclopedia EN 506 1995 Sell This Version
CACD 5.01150 F, CACD 5.01150, 5.01150 Cab Calloway - Porgy & Bess album art Gershwin* - Leontyne Price, William Warfield, Cab Calloway, John McCurry (2), Joseph James (3), Helen Colbert, Howard Roberts*, Das Orchester Des RIAS Berlin*, Alexander Smallens Gershwin* - Leontyne Price, William Warfield, Cab Calloway, John McCurry (2), Joseph James (3), Helen Colbert, Howard Roberts*, Das Orchester Des RIAS Berlin*, Alexander Smallens - Porgy & Bess (Album) Audite CACD 5.01150 F, CACD 5.01150, 5.01150 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
GJ7735 Cab Calloway Legends(CD) Global Journey GJ7735 UK 2012 Sell This Version
AG9043 Cab Calloway - Living Legend album art Cab Calloway Living Legend(LP, Album) Stack-O-Hits AG9043 US Unknown Sell This Version
CL 004184 Cab Calloway - That Old Black Magic album art Cab Calloway That Old Black Magic(LP) Cleo Records CL 004184 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
MNR 1211 Cab Calloway - Cab Calloway And All The Lads album art Cab Calloway Cab Calloway And All The Lads(LP, Album) Metronome Records (5) MNR 1211 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version