But for Skeleton in the Closet, Hamp sticks to the drums, wearing a mask to keep the whole haunted house motif going.
Hampton was in the midst of a steady engagement as a leader at the Paradise Nightclub in Los Angeles and was just about to explode.
They had free popcorn and tons of movies, including all kinds of B movies and weird cult films you can't find anywhere. All of these were in Fashion Square which was the better mall until Fla and Millenia were built. Allied Discount Tires commercials with Sam Behr "Allied Discount Tiahs! Had my first (under age) drink there, a Singapore Sling.
7, The gas station on the corner of Pershing and goldenrod . But I remembered a restaurant in that vicinity where you could get a good little steak as well. I recall the first Burger Chef in our community was built on the south side of Curry Ford Road, close to where Krystal's is now located; it was the summer after 8th grade, and I went there with a guy I was seeing who lived in my neighborhood.
Pennies From Heaven was filmed in August 1936 and while out there, Armstrong asked Hampton to sit in on drums and vibes on two Hawaiian cuts made with The Polynesians on August 18.
One week later, on August 24, Hampton took part in a Teddy Wilson session with Benny Goodman on clarinet and just a few months later, in November, Hampton joined Goodmans Quartet and, well, you know the rest!