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This vocal group was formed in 1942 when four army servicemen in Panama started touring together. The group consisted of Bob Sprague (first tenor), Harry Gedicke (second tenor), Harry Shuman (baritone) and George Becker (lead). When the war ended the group returned to Detroit, Michigan, where Gilda Maiken joined as lead singer. Band leader Woody Herman invited the group to join his orchestra and they made their debut recording with Herman in 1946 with ‘Stars Fell On Alabama'. Wh... Read more

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