This is a fictional story about a fictional popular band leader and clarinetist named Ted Todd, set in the 1890s to 1920s New York City, performed by a popular band leader and clarinetist named Ted Lewis. Many of the original band members, including Muggsy Spainer, of the Ted Lewis Orchestra, appear in this fictional film.
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Old-world tradition shattered by modern jazz - Immigrant boy rises to fame and fortune despite parental objections (original print ad)
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When Ted Lewis sings the song "I'm the Medicine Man For the Blues" he sings "I'm the Medicine Man For Your Blues". See more
Start the Band
Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Grant Clarke See more