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It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'
Original Memphis Five
Feat. Phil Napoleon
This recording was made in New York City on June 4th 1924 featuring Phil Napoleon trumpet, Charlie Panelli trombone, Jimmy Lytell clarinet, Frank Signorelli piano, and Jack Roth drums.
*"It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'" was written by Wendell Woods Hall.
Billed as the "Red-Headed Music Maker", Wendell Hall was a singer and ukulele player born in St. George, Kansas on August 23rd 1896. In 1922 his professional career began in Chicago as a song plugger. The following year Hall scored success with a recording of his original "It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'". The song became an enormous hit in Great Britain selling over two million copies and remained at number one for six weeks on the U.S. charts.
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