Here are two versions of one of Fats Waller's weirdest songs, "Fat And Greasy". The first is my preferred version, as it's clear that Fats is drunk during the performance. In the second you can actually make out the very funny, somewhat appalling lyrics. Dig:

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  1. Makes me want to put an evening with this type of music together,( cigarettes included ) Black tie.
    Many years back produced my Murder Mystery
    show in this type of style . It was called
    "Sweet Evette" of course she was not at all that
    sweet. The costuming made the evening. Was a great
    evening of entertainment. The right kind of sound system with the correct ambiance in the room
    would make for a great pleasant time .You have my creative wheels rolling.