Harry Barris (Composer)
Born: 24th November 1905, New York, United States
Died: 13th December 1962, Burbank, California, United States
Harry Barris was an American popular singer and songwriter, and is one of the earliest singers to use "scat singing" in recordings. Barris, one of Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys, along with Bing Crosby and Al Rinker, scatted on several songs, including "Mississippi Mud," which Barris wrote in 1927.