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With the premature death of Eddie Lang in 1933, Dick McDonough and Carl Kress were considered his likely successors both on jazz dates and in the studios. McDonough was already a very busy player. He had started out in 1927 as a banjoist with Red Nichols, had switched over to guitar, and appeared on hundreds of sessions, including with the Dorsey Brothers, the Boswell Sisters, Joe Venuti, and in more commercial music. His work accelerated with Lang's passing, he occasionally tea... Read more

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