A Porter’s Love Song to a Chambermaid
Mildred Bailey made this recording in New York City in 1936.
*”A Porter’s Love Song To A Chamber Maid” was written by Andy Razaf and James P. Johnson.
Kicking off her professional her with the Paul Whiteman band from 1929-1933 Mildred Bailey but left over salary disputes.
By the mid-’30s she started singing accompanied by her vibraphonist husband Red Norvo and they soon earned the nicknames “Mr. and Mrs. Swing”.
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