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Julia Lee acc. by George E. Lee and his Novelty Singing Orchestra
Julia LeeJulia Lee (October 31, 1902 – December 8, 1958) re-recorded Won’t You Come Over To My House and released it as “Come On Over to My House Baby” in 1944 while singing in Jay McShann’s Kansas City Stompers. The record was a big hit and it launched her solo career.

In 1947 she had another big hit with the song “Snatch and Grab It” . On this 1929 recording session she is accompanied by her brother’s band George E. Lee and his Novelty Singing Orchestra. Julia was a member of the Novelty Singing Orchestra from 1920 to 1935.


Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
He’s Tall Dark And Handsome
(Tobias / Sherman)
11-8-1929 Kansas City, Missouri Brunswick
Won’t You Come Over To My House
(Holmes / Lee)
11-8-1929 Kansas City, Missouri Brunswick

Julia Lee acc. by George E. Lee and his Novelty Singing Orchestra

Artist Instrument
George E. Lee Tenor Saxophone, Director
Julia Lee Vocals
Thurston Maupins Trombone
Albert “Bud” Johnson Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Jones Trombone
Harold Knox Trumpet
Abe Price Drums
Charles Russo Banjo
Jesse Stone Piano, Arranger, Banjo
Clarence Taylor Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone
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