Soundie: I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem

Picture of The Delta Rhythm Boys

Today's Soundie features a long-lasting vocal group called The Delta Rhythm Boys.  The Delta Rhythm Boys were active from 1934 until 1987.  They were known for their close harmonies and energetic performances.  In 1956, they relocated to Europe where they spent the rest of their careers.  

"I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem" was released as a Soundie in 1941 and is the first of nine Soundies the group appeared in.  The Delta Rhythm Boys also appeared in many Hollywood films as well.  Steve Schultz and His Orchestra provide the music for this one.  Enjoy.

Watch: "I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem" by The Delta Rhythm Boys

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