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Hi-De-Ho: The Life Of Cab Calloway

Read "Hi-De-Ho: The Life Of Cab Calloway" reviewed by David Rickert

Hi-De-Ho: The Life of Cab CallowayAlyn ShiptonHardcover; 288 pagesISBN 9780195141535Oxford University Press2010 During the swing revival of the 1990s it was singer and bandleader Cab Calloway, and not Benny Goodman or Duke Ellington or Glenn Miller, who provided the biggest influence--with the snazzy suits, hep language, and singer and band call and response that made Calloway famous. It was as if all you needed to do to form ...


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