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Here are some Austin High Gang recordings with a very young Gene Krupa inspiring them with his driving beat on the drums. Eddie Condon does the vocal on There’ll Be Some Changes Made. —by Verne Buland




Recording Date

Recording Location

Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home?
(Clarence Williams / Charles Warfield )
4-28-1928Chicago, IllinoisBrunswick
80064 A
Friars Point Shuffle
Eddie Condon / Red McKenzie )
4-28-1928Chicago, IllinoisUHCA 61
I’ve Found A New Baby
(Jack Palmer / Spencer Williams)
4-4-1928Chicago, IllinoisBrunswick
There’ll Be Some Changes Made
(Billy Higgins / W. Benton Overstreet)
4-4-1928Chicago, IllinoisBrunswick



Elinor CharierVocals
Eddie CondonGuitar, Vocals
Gene KrupaDrums
Jim LanniganTuba
Red McKenzieVocals
Mezz MezzrowTenor Saxophone
Muggsy SpanierCornet
Joe SullivanPiano
Frank TeschemacherClarinet


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