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Minnie the Moocher is a jazz standard number of Cab Calloway and his Orchestra from 1931. The song is known for its comprehensive vocal improvisation (scat), such as "Hi De Hi De Hi De Hi". During performances, the audience was invited this time, after doing so, what scat often unsustainable was.

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[1]Betty Boop and Bimbo in Minnie the Moocher

Minnie the Moocher in 1932 by the Fleischer Studios was processed in a cartoon of Betty Boop. In this movie runs Betty along with the figure Bimbo away from her evil parents. They take shelter in a cave, where they encounter a ghostwalrus . The mind starts to sing Minnie the Moocher , assisted by an orchestra of spirits.

The song also appears in the film The Blues Brothers from 1980, where it is by Cab Calloway himself.

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