Over at dippermouth.blogspot.com there’s a discussion of Louis Armstrong’s take on “I’ve Got A Gal in Kalamazoo” that includes a wonderful video clip with an even more right-on intro:

…(Regarding the vocal by Tex and The Modernaires, I once showed this to an old friend from high school and all he could say was, “White people….ugh.”)

[but hang in there –after 4 minutes of whiteface bathos there’s a specTACular Nicholas Brothers dancing take on the tune]: