The vocal on Laughing Blues is absolutely demented.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Chauffeur's Shuffle
(Powell)
5-14-1926 St. Louis, Missouri Okeh 8333
Laughing Blues
(Powell / Johnson)
5-14-1926 St. Louis, Missouri Okeh 8333
Artist Instrument
William Calloway Trumpet, Vocals
Floyd Casey Drums
Isaac Jefferson Piano
George Lightfoot Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Powell Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone