Tagged: Cab Calloway

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Harry James On The Radio – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James- Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands (Armed Forces Radio) – August 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry James this weekend. One of the most popular figures of the Big Band era, James was an institution and a staple in the American Pop Music diet of the 1940s. But like...

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Buddy DeFranco With Helen Forrest – In Session 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

Buddy DeFranco Quartet with Helen Forrest – The Navy Swings session – Los Angeles, May 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Buddy DeFranco this week. His Quartet and singer Helen Forrest in one of several sessions DeFranco did for the Navy Recruiting radio show The Navy Swings, and recorded...

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January 14, 1957 – On Top Of Everything Else, We Lost Bogie

Become a Patron! A rather fractured day of news – this day, 63 years ago. With everything else going on in the world, it was learned that screen icon and Hollywood legend Humphrey Bogart, Bogie to millions, died earlier this day after a battle with Esophageal cancer. The news was...