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Friday, November 04, 2011

R.I.P. Beryl Davis

Beryl Davis died Oct. 28 aged 87. A long time favourite of mine she made her first records at the age of 15 with Django and Stephane. During the Second World War she recorded many sides with Grappelli's Quintette, Miller's AEF Band and later with her father's band (Oscar Rabin and his Orchestra co-leader Harry Davis). After the war Beryl moved to the States where she had a successful career including a stint on the Hit Parade radio show with Frank Sinatra.
Here is Undecided one of the tracks recorded with the Hot Club. And in later years...
Sadly missed.
Lance.

1 comment :

Liz said...

This version of "Undecided" is one of my son Kevin's top 6 fave recordings ever...he had no idea she was still alive, as you say lance.. RIP
Liz

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