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Royal Crown Revue: Caught in the Act

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The crowd is raucous; a roughneck, with outrageous Brooklyn patois intones an announcement. “Your Honor, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, welcome to the Mint...and now, without further ado, it is my honor and privilege to introduce to you, for their stint at the Mint, the Royal Crown Revue!” The famous beat ensues, and the horns tear off “Sing Sing Sing”. There’s a rap about jazzbos hitting the beach, but that can be ignored. The drums splash, the trumpeter rasps, ...


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