(194) Playing Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records by Curt Hahn
Gene Krupa and His Orchestra – A Tender Word Will Mend It All / Along the Navajo Trail
A: “A Tender Word Will Mend It All “
Vocals [Chorus] for both songs – Buddy Stewart
Written By – Fisher, Roberts
Artist Biography by Scott Yanow Allmusic.com
The first drummer to be a superstar, Gene Krupa may not have been the most advanced drummer of the 1930s but he was in some ways the most significant. Prior to Krupa, drum solos were a real rarity and the drums were thought of as a merely supportive instrument. With his good looks and colorful playing He became a matinee idol and changed the image of drummers forever.
B: “Along the Navajo Trail”
"Along the Navajo Trail" is a country / pop song, written by Dick Charles Larry Markes and Edgar De Lange in 1945. It was the title song of the 1945 Roy Rogers film “Along the Navajo trail.”
Columbia – 36846
Shellac, 10", 78 RPM, Single
Released: June 14 1945
Genre: Jazz Pop
All credit due to the artist and musicians and Columbia records
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