The Savoy Orpheans

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        In 1923, the immense popularity of the house band at LondonGÇÖs Savoy Hotel, Bert RaltonGÇÖs Havana Band, prompted the hotelGÇÖs management to hire a second band. This took place while Ralton was leading a version of the band on a tour of Australia leaving the London band under the leadership of Reginald Batten. The new unit was named the Savoy Orpheans and was led by Debroy Somers. Now, both the Savoy Havana Band and the Savoy Orpheans were feature attractions at the hotel. Ear... Read more

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