Les Elgart & His Orchestra
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A String Of Pearls (Album Version)
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(As Long As You're Not In Love With Anyone Else) Why Don't You Fall In Love With Me? (Album Version)
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The Weasel Pops Off (Album Version)
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Cherokee
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The Continental (You Kiss While You're Dancing

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Les Elgart & His Orchestra

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Along with his brother Larry, trumpeter Les Elgart led one of the more popular swing orchestras of the '50s. His smooth, tightly arranged sound helped keep the declining big band style alive on the charts for a little while longer, and his later reunions with Larry often produced stylistic detours into contemporary easy listening trends. Elgart was born August 3, 1917, in New Haven, CT, to parents who both played the piano; he took up the trumpet in his early teens and was alrea... Read more

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