Bob Effros in 1929

Bob Effros in 1929
Bob Effros (left) with Vincent Lopez Orchestra

Sunday, June 15, 2014

" Thank You Father " Ben Selvin Orchestra with Bob Effros, Jack Teagarden, Jimmy Dorsey,Smith Ballew

 New releases of Ben Selvin's Orchestra's are a tribute to the Jazz age of  the 1920's and 1930's. 
SOUNDS FROM THE ROARING TWENTIES: BEN SELVIN AND HIS ORCHESTRA INCLUDING: Benny Goodman, Bunny Berrigan,Bob Effros, Mannie Klein and many wonderful others.

Grandpa performed with Ben Selvin's Orchestra multiple orchestras, from 1928 - 1935.  I was lucky to meet Ben Selvin. Bob and Ben were both child immigrants with Jewish Russian parents whom left Russia during the 1890's. No coincidence that there friendship lasted a life time!

Please enjoy "THANKS YOUR FATHER" with Jack Teagarden, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Effros, Louis Martin, Joe Dubin, reeds; Al Duffy or Mac Ceppos. violin; Rube Bloom, piano; Carl Kress, banjo; Norman McPherson or Hank Stern, tuba; Stan King, drums, kazoo; Smith Ballew, vocal. New York, January 27, 1930.
https://youtu.be/e0rK4UlII-k

A sweet version of "Thank You Father" sung by the fabulous Helen Kane - with lyrics below and musicians: Ray Henderson, Lew Brown , Buddy De Sylva 1930 as rec by Helen Kane with Leonard Joy & his Band April 12th 1930 New York

THANK YOUR FATHER
When I think that you're the one boy I adore,
Gratitude inflates my bosom more and more!
When I see your style and grace,
Analyse your smiling face,
Then I know how much I must be thankful for!
 Thank your father,Thank your mother,
Thank them both for meeting up with one another.
Thank the horse that pulled the buggy that night,
Thank your ma and pa for feeling just right!
Thank the June night,
Thank the moonlight
That caressed them from up above;
And thank goodness for their marriage
And for the baby carriage,Or I'd have no-one to love! Oh, thank your father,
Thank them both for meeting up with one another.
Thank the horse that pulled the buggy that night
Thank your ma and pa for feelin' just right!
Thank the June night,
Thank the moonlightThat caressed them from above;
And thank goodness for their marriage
And for the baby carriage,Or I'd have no-one to love! Thanks to:( Peter Akers - April 2009, Contributer AllLyrics.com)

WISHING ALL OUR FATHERS HERE, AND PASSED AWAY: Thank you for wonderful memories!