Freddie Slack And His Orchestra


Frederick Charles Slack (August 7, 1910 - August 10, 1965) was a swing and boogie-woogie pianist and bandleader with a long string of hits during the 1940s. He co-wrote and had a hit in 1946 with the extensively-covered "The House Of Blue Lights."

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Cow-Cow Boogie (1942)
  • Mr. Five By Five (1942)
  • Get On Board, Little Chillun (1943)
  • Riffette (1943)
  • That Old Black Magic (1943)
  • Cuban Sugar Mill (1944)
  • Silver Wings In The Moonlight (1944)
  • A Kiss Goodnight (1945)
  • The House Of Blue Lights (1946)

Pop charts debut year: 1942

Years active: ca. 1930s - 1950s

Genres: Swing, boogie-woogie

Labels: Capitol Records


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