Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Bill Doggett Was Born On February 16, 1916

Bill Doggett and his band playing "Honky Tonk". With Bubba Brooks (ts), Pete Mays (g), Larry Trott (eb), Howard Overton (dr). Filmed by a french TV station in in the Cimiez Gardens in Nice on July 9, 1978.

Bill Doggett:
Bill Doggett (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist. He is best known for his compositions "Honky Tonk" and "Hippy Dippy", and variously working with the Ink Spots, Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harris, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Jordan.

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