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Harry James and His Orchestra: 1942-43 Broadcasts with Helen Forrest

Read "1942-43 Broadcasts with Helen Forrest" reviewed by Jack Bowers

No list of the most popular dance bands of the ’40s would be complete without the name Harry James whose stylish trumpet and splendid orchestra were featured in a number of films of the period and performed not only on radio but to standing–room–only audiences in casinos and ballrooms from coast to coast. In the early years of the decade, before personal and professional differences got in the way, James employed one of the era’s best known band singers, Helen ...


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