(1926 - June 15, 1998)
Jimmy was a headliner at the Club My-O-My in New Orleans
the above he opens with "Hello, Dolly," and the rest is
corny comedy, delivered with his own spirited style.
Jimmy Callaway recorded two 45 rpm records. The one above is from probably the 60s, and is very rare. You
can click the jukebox to hear its entire 11 minutes. Oddly, the joke on the pic sleeve cover is not in the routine.
Jimmy's very, very rare early "swing" album.
liner notes make no mention of his female impersonation career, which
the photo also reflects.
he had another very rare 45, obviously from around the same time
45 had two pressings, with different labels, with the white version
Below, from a publication called Tribe (January, 1996)