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Playing Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records by Curt Hahn

Saturday Morning with Stan Kenton

 June Christy ‎–Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'

Artistry Jumps

All credit due to the artist, musicians and Record Companies. No profit or income derived from this podcast. Have a historic 78 RPM and story you want to share with my listeners?  Contact me at: www.facebook.com/s3productions2 or curthahn74@yahoo.com

Stan Kenton & His Orchestra, June Christy ‎–Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'

Capitol Records ‎– 229 October -45

A:  Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'

Solo Vocal – June Christy

Ellington - Strayhorn - Gaines

June Christy (November 20, 1925 – June 21, 1990), born Shirley Luster, was an American singer, known for her work in the cool jazz genre and for her silky smooth vocals. Her success as a singer began with The Stan Kenton Orchestra.

In 1945, she auditioned and was chosen for the role as a vocalist. During this time, she changed her name once again, becoming June Christy.

Her voice produced successful hits such as "Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy," the million-selling "Tampico" in 1945, and "How High the Moon". "Tampico" was Kenton's biggest-selling record. When the Kenton Band temporarily disbanded in 1948,

B: Artistry Jumps

Piano – Kenton Tenor Saxophone – Vido Musso

Released 10-30-45

Stanley Newcomb "Stan" Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra

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