Music: Revival: Jan. 15, 1940

In 1917, when ragtime was still the thing, a natty Chicago tunesmith named Abe Olman wrote a dumpy, foursquare little ragtime tune called Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh! Within a few months it rolled up a sale of nearly 1,500,000 copies. Then, as it must to all tunes, oblivion came to Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!

Last winter Chicago Dance-Band Leader Orrin Tucker, rummaging through a stack of old sheet music, found a copy of Oh

Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!, gave it to his vocalist, little Bonnie Baker, to sing. Five months ago, with Band Leader Tucker's band, Vocalist Baker recorded it. So...

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