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Ballin The Jack - Butterbeans & Susie - Butterbeans & Susie (Acetate, LP, Album)


  1. Butterbeans and Susie were a comedy duo made up of Jodie Edwards (July 19, – October 28, ) and Susie Edwards, née Susie Hawthorne ( – ). Edwards began his career in as a singer and dancer. Meanwhile, Hawthorne performed in African-American theater. The two met in when Hawthorne was in the chorus of the Smart Set.
  2. Jul 19,  · Butterbeans and Susie were an African American male-female comedy team whose material was the same stuff that makes up the content of the blues: tales of infidelity, domestic violence, misery and drunkenness -- only, when they did it, it was funny. The team consisted of Jodie Edwards ("Butterbeans", born this day in ) and Susie.
  3. Butterbeans (Jody Edwards, 19 July , Georgia, USA, d. 28 October ) and Susie (b. Susie Hawthorn, , Pensacola, Florida, USA, d. 5 December , Chicago, Illinois, USA) were one of the most durable teams in black vaudeville. They appeared together from before their marriage in until just before Susie’s death nearly 50 years later.
  4. Here are the details about the album. It was recorded on March 15 and April 12, in NYC for King Records. It was released in by Festival Records. The musicians backing Butterbeans and Susie are Sidney DeParis, Joe Thomas and Dick Vance on trumpet, Benny Morton and Dicky Wells on trombone, Gene Sedric on clarinet and Earle Warren on 5/5(1).
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  6. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; Complete Recorded Works , Volume 2: Butterbeans and Susie: 1: Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Volume 1: .
  7. Butterbeans and Susie were an American comedy duo comprising Jodie Edwards (July 19, – October 28, ) and Susie Edwards (née Hawthorne; December – December 5, ). They married in , and performed together until the early s. Their act, a combination of marital quarrels, comic dances, and racy singing, proved popular on the Theatre Owners Booking Association .
  8. Jodie "Butterbeans" Edwards and Susie Hawthorne were never household names -- at least not in many white households -- but from the early '20s through the '50s, they were one of the top comedic.
  9. Butterbeans was famous for his Heebie Jeebies eccentric dance routine. Butterbeans and Susie's records are of significate jazz interest because of their backing bands that featured many of the top African American Jazz musicians of the s such as Eddie Heywood, Clarence Williams, King Oliver, and Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five.