Charley Straight and His Orchestra

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        b. 16 January 1891, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 21 September 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA. On leaving Wendell Phillips High School, Straight was a pianist in vaudeville before entering the band business. Together with Roy Bargy (on second piano) and a saxophonist he formed StraightGÇÖs Trio aka the Imperial Three, doing unsuccessful recording tests for Victor and Columbia Records on consecutive days in November 1919. However, a month later the Emerson label released the trioGÇÖs... Read more

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