Debroy Somers Band

Columbia CB-575


“Willow Weep For Me”
Debroy Somers Band
1933 (Columbia CB 575 mx CA 13381)
Debroy Somers Band – Willow Weep For Me]

“Look What You’ve Done”
Debroy Somers Band; Dan Donovan, vocal
1933 (Columbia CB 575 mx 13431)
Debroy Somers Band – Look What You’ve Done]

In my August 31 posting about the Savoy Orpheans I mentioned that the band was founded in 1923 by Debroy Somers and that he left the band in 1926.   Here is a 1933 record by the band that Somers subsequently formed after leaving the Orpheans.

“Willow Weep For Me” is a composition that is still played by many jazz ensembles.  The song also had a successful 1964 revival by the British rock duet Chad & Jeremy.

“Look What You’ve Done” was introduced by Eddie Cantor and Lyda Roberti in the 1932 film The Kid From Spain.

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