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At the President's Birthday Ball

Mickey McMickle, Johnny Best, Zeke Zarchy, Billy May (tp); Glenn Miller, Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D’Annolfo (tb); Skip Martin, Wilbur Schwartz, Ernie Caceres, Tex Beneke, Al Klink (reeds); Chummy MacGregor (p); Bobby Hackett (g & cornet); Doc Goldberg (b); Maurice Purtill (d); Marion Hutton, Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, The Modernaires (vcl); Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Billy May (arr). 931 more words

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Detective 144 - Batman meets Kay Kyser

Kay Kyser was a bandleader with a hit radio show, Kollege of Musical Knowledge, and a string of hit records, including the Woody Woodpecker song.  He appears in Detective 144 (Feb. 136 more words

Kay Kyser, The Celebrity of His Day

Who was Kay Kyser?

Never heard of him? Me neither until I started researching the radio in the 1940s. He was a bandleader and radio personality throughout the 1930s and 1940s. 54 more words


0134 (I'd Like To Get You On a) Slow Boat To China - Kay Kyser (1948)

This song was written by Frank Loesser in 1948. Kay Kyser was the first to have a hit with it when it reached number two on the Billboard chart. 49 more words


Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Earlier this month, plans to demolish a World War II aircraft factory in Michigan were shut down after members of the community raised $8 million to buy the property and save the site. 528 more words