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What genre is the song “The Blues Done Come Back” by Count Basie Orchestra?

This song is "The Blues Done Come Back" by Count Basie Orchestra. Is this style swing, blues or jazz? As the link describes, this song is from 1953. Was swing still popular during the 1950s?
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What defines swing as a music genre/style?

Which patterns are commonly found in swing music? Which are swing's key and defining characteristics? What makes a swing song a swing song?
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How do electro-swing artists get that old cracky gramophone voice?

When listening to Electro Swing songs such as Booty Swing by Parov Stelar , I am encountered with the familiar "old voice" in most swing songs that feature a woman singing, but the voice is low ...
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what genre is this soundtrack? any similar tracks? (bending clarinet jazz swing)

What genre is this soundtrack in the following video? https://youtu.be/U6r7Khd-0o4 I would say jazz swing but it's a too broad description to find any similar tracks. Can you name similar tracks, ...
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Where is the one count? How can I identify it? [Ella Fitzgerald: In A Mellow Tone]

I'm attending a swing dancing class. We are counting from one to eight and start our dance on the one count. I'm struggling a bit to find the one count for the jazz tunes we dance to. Please, take for ...
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“there's one place to go - this is it” or similar, Sinatra?

I've spent more than an hour to find a song with a lyric containing something like "If there's one place to go - this is it" (or "I know one place"...), probably by Frank Sinatra or someone making ...
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What kind of dancing style is shown on AronChupa's Little Swing video?

What kind of dancing style is shown on AronChupa's Little Swing music video?
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What is the name of this jazz song used in this video at this point?

Video is Mike Boyd: "This Week I learnt to split apples" https://youtu.be/aPNTutAtbSU?t=2m57s
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Is this song swing?

Here is a song by Benny Carter, which I believe is originally from Duke Ellington: things aint what they used to be What is the style of this song? Is it swing?
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What are some bands similar to, the swing revival band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy? Since this a revival band, whom are this band imitating?

Here are some songs from this band:-- (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xphZkAiJve0) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19MMvOPd7Eg) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEWuZ0QBvlo) Where can I find more ...
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Do me from behind

I hear a lot of electro swing (like Anella, Caravan Palace, Swingrowers, ...) on YouTube and I once stumbled upon a song with the lyrics [...] but you just want to do me from behind. [...] But I ...