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Salon.com
George Takei: Political resistance is a “silver lining in a very ominous dark cloud”my brother, sister and I were young, my mother put us to bed. But I remember go
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
my brother, sister and I were young, my mother put us to bed. But I remember going to sleep hearing the big band sound of Tommy Dorsey or Benny Goodman wafting across the night air, hearing the laughter. People had fun at those dances, and some... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Putnam: Can you identify these folks who were captured on a 1960s Coral Gables mural?in Meridian Twp., to serve students alcohol as the city was dry until 1968. Amo
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
in Meridian Twp., to serve students alcohol as the city was dry until 1968. Among the famous musicians playing there was Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra, Duke Ellington and Woody Herman. Chubby Checker played there in 1970. The faces on the mural... Read more
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The Age
The Glenn Miller Orchestra under Rick Gerber is at the Canberra Theatrein the US, scoring 17 top 10 hits in 1939, 31 in 1940 (more than three times as
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
in the US, scoring 17 top 10 hits in 1939, 31 in 1940 (more than three times as many as the second most popular artist, Tommy Dorsey), and 11 in 1941 (making him top recording artist for the second year in a row). In September 1942, the first... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Glenn Miller Orchestra under Rick Gerber is at the Canberra Theatrein the US, scoring 17 top 10 hits in 1939, 31 in 1940 (more than three times as
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
in the US, scoring 17 top 10 hits in 1939, 31 in 1940 (more than three times as many as the second most popular artist, Tommy Dorsey), and 11 in 1941 (making him top recording artist for the second year in a row). In September 1942, the first... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform in Wollongongexplain it. Other bands of that era have faded away - there's still a little in
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
explain it. Other bands of that era have faded away - there's still a little interest in some of the other big names like Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman . . . but nothing like the popularity of Glenn Miller," he says. Gerber formed the current... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Friends help WWII glider pilot to continue telling his storynear St. Louis, Missouri, he was a drummer, who, because older drummers were of
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 28 days ago
near St. Louis, Missouri, he was a drummer, who, because older drummers were off fighting in the war, got to play with Tommy Dorsey, Lawrence Welk and Glenn Miller as they came through town. He remembers that he was able to join the war effort... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A timeline of Sunset Boulevard's key musical moments from 1924 to nowSunset and Vine Street. A view of the Hollywood Palladium under construction i
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
Sunset and Vine Street. A view of the Hollywood Palladium under construction in 1940. (Los Angeles Time File Photo) The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra featuring Frank Sinatra christens the newly built Hollywood Palladium. The glamorous Hollywood club... Read more

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