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Question 1: Louis Blues", Turner Layton and Henry Creamer's "After You've Gone" and ________ and Ballard MacDonald's "Indiana".
James HanleyLiverpoolWalesNovel

Question 2: [121] ________, who recorded the song in 1923 and again in 1926, has claimed that the song was actually his idea.
JazzBig bandJelly Roll MortonBarney Bigard

Question 3: It was popularized by vaudeville performer ________, who used it as her theme song.
BlackfaceEthel WatersJazzSophie Tucker

Question 4: [100 ] It was popularized by ________ in 1932; Ellington later used the tune's chord progression for his 1939 composition "In a Mellow Tone".
Clark TerryLouie BellsonIrving MillsDuke Ellington

Question 5: [100 ] Charlie Christian used the song as his "audition" piece for the ________ Sextet in 1939, appearing uninvited at a gig and playing a 45-minute rendition of the song with the band.
Artie ShawClarinetBenny GoodmanWoody Herman

Question 6: [122][123] ________ was the first to record the song in 1921,[124] and Gene Austin had a best-selling record with the song in 1927.
BluesUnited StatesBessie SmithAlberta Hunter

Question 7: [63] The earliest jazz recording is from 1927 by ________ and His Hot Seven.
Louis ArmstrongCount BasieNational Recording RegistryDuke Ellington

Question 8: [103][104] ________ recorded the tune in 1930, and based his 1927 composition "Hotter Than That" on its chord progression.
Duke EllingtonCount BasieJazzLouis Armstrong

Question 9: ________ copyrighted the song in 1929 under the pseudonym "Joe Primrose".
Louie BellsonDuke EllingtonJames "Bubber" MileyIrving Mills

Question 10: Ragtime composition first recorded by the ________ in 1917.
JazzOriginal Dixieland Jass BandJ. Russel RobinsonMargie (song)


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