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Rube Bloom was a songwriter, pianist, arranger, band leader, recording artist, vocalist, and author. He worked with many well-known performers, including Bix Beiderbecke, Joe Venuti, Ruth Etting, Stan Kenton, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. He collaborated with a wide number of lyricists, including Johnny Mercer, Ted Koehler, and Mitchell Parish.
Bloom formed and led a number of bands during his career, most notably "Rube Bloom and His Bayou Boys", which recorded three records in 1930 that are considered some of the best made early in the Depression. The Bayou Boys was an all-star studio group consisting of Benny Goodman, Adrian Rollini, Tommy Dorsey and Manny Klein). At other times, Bloom played with other bands, such as with Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer in the Sioux City Six and his frequent work with Joe Venuti's Blue Four.
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 Truckin'
(1935) Cotton Club Parade, 26th Edition
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Rube Bloom
 Don't Worry 'Bout Me
(1938)
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Rube Bloom
 Got No Time
(1939) Cotton Club Parade, 6th Edition
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Rube Bloom
 Fools Rush In
(1940)
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Rube Bloom
 Take Me
(1942)
Words by Mack David - Music by Rube Bloom
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