Drummer Clifford “Boots” Douglas led his 12-piece big band Boots & His Buddies during the 30s in the area of San Antonio, Texas, playing for dancers.
Although it was a “territory” band (only performing locally), they recorded 42 songs for the Bluebird label.
The Raggle Taggle is a hard swinging tune in a minor key, perfect for Balboa dancing. If you don't own this song, buy it immediately, it's a gem!
Title: The Raggle Taggle
Artist: Boots & His Buddies
Tempo: 208 bpm
Dance: Balboa, Lindy Hop
You can find the songs of the series also on my Spotify playlist.
Official hashtag of the series: #djcsotw
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