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The Hits Collection 1938-53 album art

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I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (feat. Dick Haymes)
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Strictly Instrumental
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Bee Gee
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All Or Nothing At All
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Life Goes To A Party

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Harry James

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Harry James was one of the most outstanding instrumentalists of the swing era, employing a bravura playing style that made his trumpet work instantly identifiable. He was also one of the most popular bandleaders of the first half of the 1940s, and he continued to lead his band until just before his death, 40 years later. James was the child of circus performers. His father, Everette Robert James, was the bandleader and trumpet player in the orchestra for the Mighty Haag Circus, ... Read more

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