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Jack Fina and His Orchestra ‎– Siesta / Canadian Capers

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Jack Fina and His Orchestra ‎– Siesta / Canadian Capers


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Jack Fina & His Orchestra ‎– Siesta / Canadian Capers

Label: MGM Records ‎– 10289

Format: Shellac, 10", 78 RPM 

Released: 1947

Genre: Jazz

Style: Big Band

A: Siesta

Vocals – Charles Martin, Composers – Brent, Brown

 1948 M~G~M picture "The Kissing Bandit"

The film was a financial disaster, earning $969,000 in the US and Canada and $412,000 overseas, resulting in a loss to MGM of $2,643,000. This made it one of the least successful musicals in MGM history it was reviewed - unfavorably - in Picturegoer : "the progress of [the] romance is uninspired and very dull. The one worthwhile performance comes from J. Carrol Naish as The Kissing Bandit's henchman.

Joseph Patrick Carroll Naish (January 21, 1896 – January 24, 1973), known professionally as J. Carrol Naish, was an American character actor. He was nominated twice for an Academy Award for film roles, and he later found fame in the title role of CBS Radio's Life with Luigi (1948–1953).

B:  Canadian Capers

Piano [Solo]  Jack Fina Composers – White, Chandler, Cohen

1949 Warner Brothers “My Dream is yours “

Jack Fina (August 13, 1913 – May 14, 1970) was a bandleader, songwriter, and pianist.

Known as "The Ten Most Talented Fingers on Radio"