I wish I could offer you a recording of Mildred Bailey singing this song in 1933, or in any other year. I can’t . . . but I can share this new discovery — Mildred on the cover of this sheet music:
I can, however, offer this version, from Dixieland Monterey in 2012, with Bob Schulz, cornet; Doug Finke, trombone; Kim Cusack, clarinet and worried vocal; Ray Skjelbred, piano; Jim Maihack, tuba; Scott Anthony, banjo; Hal Smith, drums. Choreography by Stomp Evans, vocal arrangements by the Spirits of Rhythm:
“Who gives you that ‘Hi, Baby’?” Plato worried over this, as did Nietzsche. Best not to worry so much.
May your happiness increase!