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The initial tour started at Hamburg, Germany, on , and ended in Paris, France in December 1925 visiting many major cities in-between.Included in the cast were The Three Eddies, Lottie Gee, Rufus Greenlee and Thaddeus Drayton, Bobbie and Babe Goins, Charles Davis and Sam Wooding and his Orchestra.Duke had a new number, "Creole Love Call", which he included in his set.Hall recounted, "I was standing in the wings behind the piano when Duke first played it ("Creole Love Call"). He stopped the number and came over to me and said, 'That's just what I was looking for. ' I said, 'I can't, because I don't know what I was doing.' He begged me to try.Adelaide Hall was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Elizabeth and Arthur William Hall.Hall began her stage career in 1921 on Broadway in the chorus line of Noble Sissle's and Eubie Blake's hit musical Shuffle Along In 1924, Hall married a British sailor Bertram Errol Hicks, born in Trinidad and Tobago.A rare group photograph taken at the event in which Adelaide Hall is seated in the centre surrounded by guests including actress and music hall star Mistinguett, recently surfaced and was sold at Swann Auction Galleries, New York for ,640.
The show opened at Harlem’s Lafayette Theatre on 5 April followed by a short road tour on the eastern Theater Owners Booking Association (TOBA) circuit taking in Baltimore, Chicago and Philadelphia.
The ban only remained for one performance and Adelaide returned triumphantly to her role the following day.
It was reported in the press of the day that the show's producer Lew Leslie was so concerned about race violence connected with the controversy surrounding Adelaide's performance that he took out a hefty insurance policy to cover the cast; the most heavily insured were the principals, Adelaide Hall and "Bojangles" Robinson.
"Bandanna Babies" and "I Must Have That Man" made them into household hits, and they continued to be audience favourites throughout her long career.
At the end of Blackbirds tenure at the Moulin Rouge, to thank the cast for their successful run and to welcome in the forthcoming Thanksgiving Day, Lew Leslie threw a big party held in the Paris suburb of Authie and, as well as the cast, invited a host of visiting luminaries including the visual artist Man Ray, lyricist Ira Gershwin, writer James Joyce, German composer Kurt Weill, American composer William Grant Still and producer Clarence Robinson.
The show opened at the Lafayette Theatre in Harlem on 14 November and played there for one week before travelling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to appear at the Standard Theatre.