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Tag Archives: 1930s – 1950s

Betty Grable

b. Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 Dec 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An celebrity, vocalist and dancer in film musicals from the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A lovely blonde using a peaches-and-cream appearance, during World Battle II the well-known picture of her …

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Benny Morton

The trombone was an especially effective musical gadget in swing music, and not just because of its slurs, slides, growls, and groans. Benny Morton was known for his gorgeous tone, advanced usage of chromatics beyond the key personal, and tasteful understatement. He required part in a lot of the fundamental …

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Andre Ekyan

b. André Echkyan, 24 Oct 1907, Meudon, France, d. 9 August 1972, Alicante, Spain. A self-taught clarinettist and alto saxophonist, Ekyan became popular in France in the first 30s. He also performed in London, with Jack port Hylton, and produced many recordings. The music artists with whom he worked well …

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Shirley Temple

No other kid star in the annals of popular entertainment enjoyed a lot popularity and renown as Shirley Temple — with the tender age of six, she had been among the largest celebrities on earth. Born Apr 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, she started acquiring dance classes at three, …

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Ray Herbeck

b. 27 November 1910, LA, California, USA, d. 17 January 1989, Phoenix, Az, USA. Shaped in LA, California, USA, in 1935, the Ray Herbeck Orchestra shortly relocated to Chicago to go after the profitable Midwest one-nighter circuit. Making use of their theme track, ‘Love’, Herbeck’s was probably one of the …

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Willie Mae Ford Smith

Considered the best from the “anointed singers” — artists who live based on the spirit, and who execute with the best aim of conserving souls — Willie Mae Ford Smith was being among the most legendary gospel vocalists of her era; seldom recorded, her tremendous reputation rather rested almost completely …

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Allie Wrubel

Pop and film songwriter Allie Wrubel was most energetic during the past due ’30s and 1940s, and made up such strikes as “Fare Thee Good, Annabelle” and “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.” Blessed in 1905 in Connecticut, Wrubel was informed at Wesleyan and Columbia. His early function in the music sector included playing saxophone …

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Dave Tarras

David Tarras was created in Russia by the end from the 19th hundred years and in his youngsters absorbed the laws and regulations of both Judaism and klezmer clarinet using. Extolled for the next, he was reviled for the very first, and experienced the developing waves of anti-semitism that swept …

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Manning Sherwin

b. 4 January 1902, Philadelphia, Pa, USA (1898 may also be cited), d. 26 July 1974, LA, California, USA. After their studies at Columbia University or college, he became a songwriter and composer, employed in theater and movies. Among films where his tunes made an appearance are Blossoms On Broadway …

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Harry Choates

Harry Choates had not been only one of the very most influential music artists in the annals of Cajun music, but among its most tragic numbers. A crazy and imaginative fiddler, Choates had written such classic music because the Cajun nationwide anthem, “Jole Blon,” and popularized such tracks as “Allons …

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