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Chattanooga Choo Choo

Mickey McMickle, Johnny Best, Ray Anthony, Billy May (tp); Glenn Miller, Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D’Annolfo (tb); Hal McIntyre, Wilbur Schwartz, Ernie Caceres, Tex Beneke, Al Klink (reeds); Chummy MacGregor (p); Jack Lathrop (g); Trigger Alpert (b); Maurice Purtill (d); Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, Paula Kelly, The Modernaires (vcl); Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Billy May, Fred Norman (arr). 634 more words

Glenn Miller

The World Is Waiting to Waltz Again

by Mack Gordon & Harry Warren

I see Vienna,

No violins playing,

The music is through,

The Blue Danube’s blue.

I can see Holland,

No windmills are turning, 709 more words

Glenn Miller

Harry Warren and the Music of Film

Composer and lyricist Harry Warren was the first major American songwriter to write primarily for film. Born Salvatore Antonio Guaragna, in Brooklyn, in 1893, Warrens’ Italian immigrant parents changed the family’s name to Warren when Harry was young. 230 more words

Sun Valley Serenade - Part 1

Mickey McMickle, Johnny Best, Ray Anthony, Billy May (tp); Glenn Miller, Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D’Annolfo (tb); Hal McIntyre, Wilbur Schwartz, Ernie Caceres, Tex Beneke, Al Klink (reeds); Chummy MacGregor (p); Jack Lathrop (g); Trigger Alpert (b); Maurice Purtill (d); Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, Paula Kelly, The Modernaires, Pat Friday (voice dub for Lynn Bari), John Payne, Dorothy Dandridge, The Nicholas Brothers, Six Hits and a Miss (vcl); Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Billy May (arr). 1,047 more words

Glenn Miller

December 24 in history

1754 George Crabbe, British poet and naturalist, was born  (d. 1832).

1777  Kiritimati, (Christmas Island) was discovered by James Cook.

1814  The Treaty of Ghent… 407 more words

History

Broadway Gondolier (1935) - reviewed by George

By the 1940s Dick Powell was very effective as various weathered and weary Private Eyes, including Phillip Marlowe. But in his 1930’s musicals that I had seen, I thought he came across as being about 15 years old, and hardly worthy of interest to fine-looking leading ladies like Ruby Keeler. 575 more words

Movies

The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

On October 31 1958 The Flamingos recorded I Only Have Eyes For You.

“I Only Have Eyes for You” is a popular romantic love song by composer Harry Warren and lyricist Al Dubin, written in 1934 for the film Dames where it was introduced by Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler. 151 more words

1950s