Label: RCA Victor - LPM-1192 RE,RCA Victor - LPM-1192,RCA Victor - LPM 1192 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band, Swing
The song was a No. In the late s Hawkins and his Orchestra were one of the house bands at the Savoy Ballroom. They alternated with the Chick Webb band and often used "Tuxedo Junction" as their sign-off song before the next band would take the stage so that the dancing would continue uninterrupted.
The song was written as an instrumental. When it was given to Lewis Music Publishing, they sent it to several prospective lyricists to see who could write the best words for the song. That information inspired Feyne's lyrics, which Hawkins preferred to the other submissions. Once the song had been published, "white" bands added it to their playlists.
Miller's arrangement slowed down the tempo and added trumpet fanfares. The trumpet lick in the original recording was played by band member Johnny Best. The main soloists on that recording were Best and Bobby Hackett. The Glenn Miller recording soldcopies in the first week. Stan Kenton included it on his Mellophonium Magic album. It was also the inspiration for an all-girl disco group, entitled "Tuxedo Junction".
The song is about a jazz and blues club in the Birmingham, Alabama suburb Tuxedo Junction - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Glenn Miller Plays Selections From The Glenn Mil Ensley. The area is referred to as "Tuxedo Junction", though the building is called the "Nixon Building" built in This is due to the location of a streetcar crossing at Tuxedo Park, hence "Tuxedo Junction".
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