Minnie ‘The Moocher’ has died. She was a familiar figure in downtown Indianapolis. A 82-year-old woman whose real name was Minnie Gayton, she acquired the quaint nickname of ‘The Moocher’ by regularly begging food from grocers and carting it off in a baby buggy. She slept on doorways, on porches and in garages. During the record-breaking blizzard, her body was found on a porch, blanketed with snow. She died from exposure, ironically in a warm hospital be. Minnie the Moocher features a call-and-response scatting chorus and two tempo changes
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Minnie the Moocher" was written by the famous band leader, jazz composer and singer Cabell "Cab" Calloway III, and the jazz music publisher Irving Mills. It was first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, and became their signature song for the next decade. Beloved by audiences, "Minnie the Moocher" earned Calloway the nickname "The Hi De Hi De Hi Man" based on his unique form of scatting in the song. The song tells the sad story of a "red hot hoochie coocher" girl called Minnie
Artist: Cab Calloway. Album: Volume 4 (1944), 2002. Minnie the Moocher' from the film Blues Brothers. I do NOT own the video. I highly recommend you watch both the Blues Brothers films. com/watch?v CgbZJUAMHJY&feature related.
Minnie the Moocher" is most famous for its nonsensical ad libbed ("scat") lyrics. Minnie the Moocher" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. Minnie the Moocher" is a jazz song first recorded in 1931 by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, selling over 1 million copies.