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Big Band Singers
"Your job is to identify the featured vocalist of some of the great bands from the 30's and 40's... or vice versa."
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Glenn Miller's band reached its peak of popularity from 1939 until his untimely death in 1944. He primarily utilized the singing talents of two people. One was Tex Beneke. Who was the other one?
Ella Fitzgerald was the lead singer of this man's big band.
Over the years, this orchestra leader had several female lead singers. Among them - Helen Ward, Martha Tilton, Peggy Lee, Helen Forrest and Patti Page.
Which Lombardo brother did the singing for the Royal Canadians on almost every one of its hits from the band's formation in 1927 through to 1941?
Teddy Wilson's Orchestra had a nice run of hits from 1935 to 1938. Who was the vocalist on almost every one of them?
This singer was enormously popular from 1929 to 1936 in front of the Ray Noble Orchestra.
This singer had several big hits as the singer for Les Brown's Band of Reknown. She departed the group in the late 40's and went on to an enormous movie career and still dabbled in music as a solo singer.
Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell shared the lead vocals and often sang duets for this band leader. Their biggest hits were "Green Eyes", "Amapola" and "Tangerine"
The Dorsey Brothers
Interesting trivia! Marjorie Hughes became the lead singer for her father's orchestra in 1945. Who was he? This is tough (I think)so a clue might be in order. Two of the bands songs "Oh, What It Seemed To Be" and "Rumor's Are Flying" spent a total of 20 weeks at the top of the charts in 1946!
Ted Fio Rito
Frank Sinatra achieved stardom in the early 40's as the lead vocalist for Tommy Dorsey's band. Prior to joining Dorsey, he had a brief stint with this man's band in 1939.
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