WKKK LNIilNu A.A H. L:;)AV- AI-LUBT * ! IU I
KING COLE IS CENTER OF HOUSING FIGHT
j Nitelife In New York ;
** NEW YORK (Ai'ip) EACH WEEK, we publish the most
i .tt-restmg letter dealing with our monthly series of pro hies and
sivt.etches of theatre and musK: .vo iid head line it titld “Silhouettes
ai Bronze.' from Darby, Pa . Mum) Holland, dental technician
“I enjoyed your recent sketch of Duke Ellington and niv club
(Athenian Gil is) 1 wish you would do one soon on either Florence
Mills; Et a Waters .r star o: yesteryear, -Alda (dvr-! ton Walker.
We are making you an honorary member of our "Patrons of the
Aits' bianch of on, club and extend to you an invitation U. vr; t
us (at our monthly .netting:.; at our expense We desire to get
Mr. Ellington s newest alburn and are. enclosing a cheek to cove 1
isi-me in addition to any expense you might be put to personally
It is for appmi Hive letters like the above that -,\v of ANP
speed long hours of research. Thank you so very irttieti, Mi s -
.Muriel Holland, the Ellington album will teach you in less than
thtee days We might give you an insight on what you are mewing
*i.i this connection: —
Under Columbia Recording lauei the famous- Duke and his
talented musicians h ivc turned out . . LADY OF THE LAVEN
DER MIST, —OOPS,- ON A TURQUOISE CLOUD,- GoI. DK N
CRESS,—NEW YORK CITY BLUES, HY’A SUE, THRRK-CKNT
S'fOMP, THE CLOTHED WOMAN, Billy St ray horn noted Elling
ton arranger, lends the magic of his musical effect;, to a ntimbu
ti'.ltd PROGRESSIVE GAVOTTE. Tunc pi ‘nutting a pi - file 01
ont of the three strut* cel by ran tier.«d will appai in this i-oluunn .
DAWN PATROL NOTEBOOK
A letu-i from Urns Pi ■► -k piomution manage: of EBONY
list pteilltn ISsUI P..IUU US pt : 1 iU-P-101l t >.)■• ■ I'CJU
the advance release si.vets t this pnn.nal m w cup. an, > ;;e of the
country's. test rs- .-u-,. t ... ~U , K- ■ Be. mi: A in.
V t'Cal'i . . YuU . i UliiJi \ ■ it‘- ht'Ji U.'CtH:-, it'- OCMk'.i.-it dt'. -StUd
*oi the oneness oi the . or, >n t.mul ,;s news pAUii-:- tiy of love
and life at its best .
The best picture we scanned from out-of-town papers wa- .
THE CAROLINIAN’S (Raleigh) shot of lovely BILLIE (Lady Day)
HOLIDAY and her manager tsonn say new hubby JOHN LEVY.
I»d the HERALD'S (Oakland, Cal.) double page of fotogenic cU. •
•lovelys in bi owmom . . . The I, Y. DAILY MEWS' shot of t:i » i
finish of the Olympic 100-meter final sho ,vmg HARRISON DIL |
LARD, BARNEY EWELL AND LALEACH, all colored runners, 1
hitting the tape far in :>.l\ ance < two-yard.-') of DEAN CROMWELL’S
pet, Mel Patton, often called “world's fastest human" who hat
Inked Dillard and E'v.-ell prior to ti e Olympic test eves this route.
JOE FLORES, best pal of man-about-tuwn LAWRENCE (Sonny)
JL A FORTE, oi Lotu- n-taurant and Elks reiulc-zvi.-u.- ca-i whip to
gether any Spanish d:sh > -;ii can think of ■•.mnt-.np up to 1-2 -3
His pal like? earned plates a? dot s his well known cad Bill La-
Font Sr. nationally known mail:*--de-hotel i> r ,-.t N»-v York •
*vt 11 eating -pot, K’NG OF THE SEA
CAB CALLOWAY', get a terrific hand after finishing the f.rst |
chew at the ROXY THEATRE the day wc i-augin tie- -not'- when
the dooi i opened at i<>:3o A. M —The “Foui Cabalecrr a part oi
ihi. show that Cab dominate-, can Hold t .eir own with the
"BASlE'S NED DISC. - o: " ( - -
-• in ’ii(-i ii Ainei H\iii nui2:ir
INSPIRED B\ Till
' _ 11 rS- j*, UllQtit r-J.lOuiiUl > One! 4yt lift* •
AVENUE EXPRESS ,
1 i*ui i-vii: f\'vi L’ -ii }.»ut Oil wax.
Hi; v<i. and c»* ci c..-. *....< ;
NEW YORK ~ Count Basie. The lendi.icn. as 0,.,- di.y. jockey pm !
Jump Ot w wi; m- ft, titves one .j.n. ebSi i that Le
spared b> a famous i\tw V-.i'k >; riding the Fubwuv wtu)e Usiti
subway ime for his newly released ■i- . totne lugiiiv icaiistic Basie \c
RCA Victor recording of -Sevenai * id.
Avenue Express. wlvi* ?:uit v a.s
‘-ne cl the most fxcaiiG Baste The national peanut c\ op this
s ; wingeruo* cf ali .it >* a.* Trials fi<t-r»tiy mov*. tha> t-,-.r
•jost as Take iht A T:&i< ; be n-iiliion acres
-Hit* 3 |rC&: \ if.-. . iah; j ... LkiKt .....
E'lirtgton. “ Seventh Ave ExpirNearly 500 T:.t H-t-i in - nfi •
:$ expected to join the long line ui 1 nave enteird the 200-DVir.hei corn
Baste engn ais that ho \e becor><e productiO' cci test for -,^4b
t SEE THE NEW REMODELED
[This wifi be Ihe first dance in the new Remodeled Mentor**’
Auditorium Dance on this new finished dance floor.
MONDAY NIGHT fig
BUFFALO BEARCATS ifflS
k# «"% \ 3S*3O
.' ' "”: 1 . '
* h«- ever popular •fiuar • wno
i- tip. led to res-utne Ills Ameo
eau date- soon following lux re- !
turn ircui hi*. Furopeiin tour 1
I). C, GUI, liIbHTS
CilOL'P ASKS (,OVT. !.
TO HEM THEATEK
WASHINGTON, D C. (G) - De- y
j kci ibing li elf .is "A Civic Oiganir.'.- •
lion tvitii no interest in any pur ; j
tti.oitt- uaiiif-j- lor the Behi&co i'htu
!i>• ! - Hu a deep concern that ~
u let hnu'ahiy should stand in the!
of providing legitimate they-j j
irt .-;u badly needed in the nation s
. y.-iioi. the Civil Rights Council
uttered Hr sci vitte; as “fmermsd-:
i4iy in working out a suitable com
Tt- the; end. ihe Council has ad-!
dressed a letter to the; Federal
Wot kr Administrate!', General:'
Philip B Fleming, calling upon him:
to cut the legal red tape that re-:
j-ulted ,n the summary rejection ot! (
original bids for the Beiasco j
Theatre, and to a;i the Admims
, u.it:v n to concentrate on ways to
j r.;i.i;e it possible rather than im-1
’ possible to lease the Beiasco,
The compromise proposed, said
tr. letter would offer ample pro-j'
tect.ion to both the government aim
tin- bidders. Pointing out that the I
bidders are endeavoring to perform!
.! real service to the government.
~,..d sui tiy the government should :
be willing to meet the bidders halt
it i-' well known the letu-i tur
the: -.tateu that bureaucratic red
'.ape in. strangled ah efforts to
] hac'c the Btis■» n rilCßtis liglit up
I!-' National closed because
> i-.v.Ki fit', ionyei opt"-ra;e —.
,i:i - ilioiTi-.e. The opening oi the
Bti.'is.co f-heatre could symbolize ..
- victory fur democracy in at h ast '
ui. major internationally scandal
ous area in the Nation> capital It
ivoiild indicate ilsat our guvt-imneiU :
.it 'east means t« practice what it
BKOADVEAY ( HAH Kit
BY i) A vi 11 BETHE A
Tins is the season ot vacations *
on the main stem, but there are j
. just as many folks around as ever, j
but they arc mo.- / -ightseeisig
vacationists who failed te discovei
- tr.e quietest theatre season of tile
year But dfspite the sultry, unprt•
diCtatiie summti there ax- always j
; enoiig-h rumors of thin --. to come ,
to cut with a good sharp steak
knife. . i
■ liimt-.r; Jr.i'tpjCT. i-up 1.1:,! VtlLi'ftg
'band leadt; invaded television via
D&iK v- cedummst Kd Suilivaii
Show or, t BS Televr ion. . Re
csniiy. the Deep River Boy's Quar
tet scheduled to appear on Vaughn
iMuinoe- Larnel Stiuw had i,, be
hailed by a highway patrolman to
" j notify them, that the Broaden-t lo-
I: rale had been changed itom i.ima i
j 'to Russell's Point, Ohio.
I Lite Magazine mav bankroll tele
i vision party on the presidential
--lections in November Anri odd
|ly enough Drama may find it.-.
Ligluful place in America v tele
vision H is tar most popui. r Sun
| day evening video shows to ay.
: Bob Reward. Stage Screen and
j Radio Star, has ju-t signed a five,
(year contract with CBS lor tele- !
i vision, at a handsome weekly sum.!
t uU'nt Basil and Warblt La Hol
liday topped all-time record at N.!
j Y Strand Theatre by uttlng the
j jackpot of 83 Brand aftei a 95 grand
the first week Joe Comfort will
1 replace Johnr.* Miller as baseman
U'ith til* King Cole Ti ,o . and '
j,Nellie Lutcher comes u> Case So- '
i cic-ty September 7 for a ten wceK
|. an. . .
j Cc/i a peep .t; on t:.-e movie
I " Kt-t Largo.' the oth eveuin...
j was a link di-..V-xmH'.-tt at the ma
deiial my favorite st Edward;
; G. Robinson, Bogart and the tnii-sus. ’
: ' auren Bacall hat! " work with
j There may have bet time (back
:in he hey days of bo M-ggimt > this,
i oot tier might have b» r frightened
jby underworld antu and intri-1
gue:- but there is h dly enough;
room in a seething world for mm :
; now Too bad. the “Key Largo"
| couldn’t have imprint i this pouu!
: in the hey days of hoc-‘legging) this:
BIRTH-O-GRAND - Sir Stork's
| newest song hit is a i pound kts-:
: ciotis girl to former dancing beau- i
ty and musical comer star Nickie |
j O’Daniels, now Mrs. L. Randolph I
jof Baltimore. Maryland. . . Loads,
of best wishes to mother ana J
;daughter. . Carl, the son of stage
i 3nd screen sia-r Canada Lee will
■tar in a play in September ur.-:
Jdci the name of Canada Lee Jr
The national sweet potato crop!
jis the smallest since 1924. A hai !
j vest of 50 million bushels is in
i Truck crop tonnage this summer
is expected to be per cent iess j
lhas m 2947, but 5 per cent asave
- uverefe. j
Whites Protest i
Home Purchase |
By Record Artist I
Hv i.eon H. Wasliington, ir.
J.OS ANGKI..E:, tANBi Whil
-.r '-gentltmen from tin- i-ouiii
vvere fiJibirsttrinj in the r.ca
.tgaiiiyf civil rif-hh- and iniman dt
cericv. We cm .itk iii -ij hi,no
l lht-mr>lvev tnffether to prote.H
UK- pun ha e by Nat ‘‘King Cob
leader of the world faniou- King:
i i, Trio, oi a 14-room palace.
I. , King i f4-room palace v. as
purcha-n-'d at a cost of $85,000. It,
v r.< built for the late WilUait.
Lacey former president of the
charnbti' of comrHerce.
The nal nstatc transaction wa; :
• i triple ted /ionday morning. Dur
ing the period of negotiations, ac-1
cord inn to Mbs Ann Wirueis. real
estbt.-- broke, represi-nting the -eli
t-r. and Joe Rradfu-ld of Smith and
Canady Real Estate brokers who
ri-pt*:se«ted King (.'ole. many
threats wen- m ute over the It-it -
phone i,nd Mrs. Winter, wu-. t- n:
told that -in would be "driven ■ -u
1 the real estate business.
!.. t Saturday ■!:, ,-. a- told i.-y
p, ; son who refused to state hi s
name over lire telephone that tin. i
would "meet with a serious auto
mobile accident within a lev. da.
King Cole .-, palace is located n
the tashionable Hancock park sec- 1
tion which was known as an area
of mansions among mansions Is »s i
oi;l> two blocks from world-re
ttovvned Wihhire Boulevard and i
Muirfteld read is a direct route ta j
Calk trorn cranks were so fre
quent to ihe office of iviis-; Winter-. :
which is located on Wash in- boule
vard. that she was forced to request
the Beverly Hills police depict;-
men’’? protection. The department ;
pi,mused till! protection.
Mi.- Wilder; -:aUd that King
Cote called in r and ofieret; any
type of protection .-be might need;
iiicluding Lgal assistance
Ally. Andrew J. Copp. ii i- raid,
wus elected chairman of the uste
nsidint" uoup wr.ich tiro been
; a together u. > ot-- t ia , i.;-
- h;,' e- t.t the home
. i.AI f il l f NKH.aiiOKHOOU
The inau-i .n is ivory colored.
Lin lisle style- red Link and i- lo
rated on a cornel and is one of Ihe
| most beautiful m ti.e neighbor-
Irving Hill, attorney rc-pre.-.-ntuij
Brice Clicks In
Bth Appearance ;
Csr-D Biice. toe most srnsation
.l .V.-nericuii nontraloto sung the
i of JacOrU li;t legendai.: ri.t
cum quiet; a* am last eveuiup be
fore an fstmiuied seven thousand
irm.sic lovei.- at ilie Berkshire
Ihe Jacr-ste role is par! -f the
opera oratorie "Oedipus Rex. writ
ten by Igoi Stravinsky. The pc-r-
L-rmance markeii Mi.ss Brice s
eighth consecutive appearance rvirh
ihe Boston- Symphony She pel
forms with the Boston Symphony
again on Sunday afternoon when
she will sing tier famous' rendition
°f De Falla's. “El Amor Brujo
Inis Work is one oi Miss Brices;
more populai recordings which she;
wi.std with Dr. Flit/: Reiner and
the Pittsburgh Symphony
After completing this perfor-.
raancfe on Sunday, Miss Brice will
return to New York and begin
furnishing ana uecorating her new
Gossip of the Movie Lots
HOLLYWOOD, Calif (AHP) Saw Landis “Skippy” Buford.
|t iduate. West Virginia State college. former writer en aeveva'
!ii eat sheets and publisher, dressed m rough jean coveralls and
! heavy work shoes, driving a tractor clearing land far from Alham
'What gore Skippy" 1 * tanmiered rn surprise. "You. a top •
“I'm a well paid laboring man now,” he smiled with a well j
: led look. It seem: to him that pay with the newspaper? here does i
inot compare with re vards for labor.
Girl of the week -f she'll b* surprised)—is no celebrity, social
|in queen or “slick chic.” She is Agnes Williams, for years, Curtis
| Taylor’s office manager. She is the perfect receptionist, genial and
'accommodating. She is quite different from a conceited “jane"
j who see.ns to be working to drive the o‘ ents away in the office
|of an old friend of mine
Eric Johnston, head of. the Motion Picture Producers assecia*
f lion, had publicity dkector Arch Reeves invite Negro studio eor
| respondents as well as whites to las press conference last Monday
lu th field of neglected parents of celebrities, Juan Panelle’s
!mu .he; wrote me from New* Orleans recently asking me to tell
! him to pleas-,- please write to his parents there They saw an Item
I about him in this column.
Previews of the week, RKO’s “Good Sam” and “Rachael and
'toe Stranger” were both good entertainment. Would Hb.r to hear
I from Theodosia and Howard Washington, Mariiouitse George, Mamie :
C-awford and Reginald Fender son, member of the London “Anna
• L ucasta” company.
They may radio, cable, plane or stamp me at 7-27 E. 24 Street,
iLos Angeles 1.
» III', < AID U.INIAM
Cole, said the property owners a--;
•i id ion headed l.y Atty Coop,
hud presented C 0... an aUadavd
pointing .nit that !i me? in the
Sr.-ction 'A-'- rt covered by- i.ovcn
:.nt restricting ownerxnip to any
one no belonging to the (.Lucawiaii
Hill said the rt,.t uin at staled the
! residents will -‘avail her.selves of
; appropriate legal and equitable
1 if-medies in event ol then- lu , j.ch
The attorney said that his of
fice has not given a formal ans. wo.
: to tin- affadavit. but added that in
j view of the recent United Slates
j Supreme Court decision outlawing
i race restricting covenant? he be
j lieve? no legal octiun was main
Atty Cupp declined to make a
-.tali-ment at. Ibis time.
Anotliei meniber nt the property
nwnr-i a -ociatio/, Atty. Hamid C
; i\: orton, said hi had offered to bus
nark the lions- from Cole, t-ittiei
r.er-onallv ot with otbei member;
i the group, for the n ported sate
'price of 875.000 tthe icfu&l figure
was .1 '- Oils) >
she c-fit i Vv.i dmnii ivic>> 'on
HEGKi 1. VOICED
King Cole said: It i- irgietuiole
Ihat this unfortunate situation fia
\ corne about, i am an American cn
csn and i feel that l am enTitira
to t-'-* .tunie rights us any of net
j citizen and my wife and i like our
home vtuy much and we intend to
-lay then the .-.un- a- -.<nv -..tb- ;
Jot Bradfield of the Smith C.,n
; nady Realty Company, who rejire
sen tea the buyer -aid "We shuw
i t-d Mr. and Mrs. Cole 12 or H
[houses in Beverly Hills that v.-.n:
tin sale, and he hud Ui spend most
■>t tin time an ogra,.- : mg Wt wen
1 graciously received P> ail. includ
ing the seller ot the home who
wa.- still in residence there.
Atty Loren Millt-i wli; appeared
in the case- in which restrictive
ooveiuuits weir outlawed by ?ne
supreme court, said that King
Cun- well within in. rights, aiui
there i.- absolutely no legal action
which cm. b; brought against film
Meanwhile, Mrs. Cole is still
' shopping for fußiituri and has en
gaged one of the* city's top-flight
Intel ior liecorutors.
-fume which she has purchased in
St. Alban--, Iwiiig i- land.
808 HOWARD WINS
NEW YORK --- Negroes reached
another milestone in the entertain
ment field, this week when Bob
Howard staged screen and radio
star, signed a five year television
contract with the Columbia Broad
casting company This i- the first
. time such a contract ha; be-n
; awarded to a race performer. Tin
weekly salary was not announced.
Put n i* thought to be very gener
i Mr Howard is currently M-en
I over you, local television sets 7: -a;
to 7:15 daily. Monday through Fri
day and heard on CBS 8:00 to 8:30 '
i‘>v of Billie Haliday seen ye
eently in the CAROLINIAN, lut
ed Lest shot scanned Irani on. of
town papers by ANP
mm mow at
- Sll ftOUFTTE* IN
THE WINDY CUT
r'HtCAGQ li■. Illinois Jacquet. i
the <■■:•:( Ring "liyiianu) '-it ir. S:i.t
uplume ' u’tnrii t- t: « Windy IV'.-.
e.'lfh hi; high-tlv ih:.- Sex'eite toi a
, tvru-week eie-.iaein-. nt at the popu
i.-.i Club Siihoiictie starting Satin'-
da v uut; t 1 -i.
Th, mighty mite of the saxophone
blasted evi-ry ousting attendance
mark in his recently contiudea .
two -week daft at tlie Show Boat
filter i HI iVi.iWaiiket yntt foliowing
li. ‘ ill", .; i • t I !.v a*; t lent will
tram he sight.-: or. Nc-v,- York s
Rovy I’i.eatr-i w here lu'- will make
h - Bloadw.-y lle-ater oebut starl
; ing Septcmbe. 9.
Cm i-fitly playing a -uit- »-t
i cmt-nighi danct. dates, the yntith
tul Jacqtic: uiTt- ii-d :-ii)l another ’
ie;oundine >ni u;- in his date at
!ht City Audit- i'.uin in Cleveland
lasi Monday night in drawing ,«
i'fc’COi \i li-,oi fit-.'/i, i liar. atlOO
OOF. TO PRESENT
BATTLE OF SAX’S
NEW YORK (ANP) It’ll be
the battle of the .;axe; Friday
n>ghl, Aug. 13, when tenor.man
I.ester Young moves hi buna
into the Apollo case \ > shu.-e the
bandstand with Johnny Hodge-,
also act from th<- Duke Elling
ton me vs, and his all star quintet
Making h.. fu:-t uptown up
pea;am e lb. v* si Young, come.-:
the Hark;in bistro from a rec
; ’ii bn-akitiy run e,l theatre ami
11; tee]ill>: a. I. ,•• the cOU'Mtl V
I say my Up :,est horn that he
a.,, ever bio .-. n .-iiK'i- rising to
.nine .v.ih C.-iint Basie’.- band
bvoii th, w:u Yeung will bow
1 1 1 lor a two- week stand
Hod e-- !i-r wmn« r ot nunrer
i,ii- Is Hid poll;- and Ids alto sax
has been a oart of ihe Klimgton
i‘ieW since the Duke s rise to
lame m the lute '2o’s. With him
ut the Apollo are Sonny Grets,
Bill.v Stray horn. Jimmy Hamil
ton, Junioi Raglan and Tofl’ee
Glenn, plus the vocals of Al Hib
bh r. All these men are eon-aect
- 1 with Duke's band and will
return to his >rk upon his return
from Europe next month.
On Aug. 20. Hodges concludes
Ins tight week stand here and
Siam Stewart and his quartet will
t tiiii in lo! lour weeks lo shine
the musical chores with Young.
Manager Bill Bruley said that
1 lodger-;’ stand here was an at- 1
t.-ndance breakei and grossed
s.ig.htly more than $5,000 weekly.
IS NEW TOOK HIT!
, NEW YORK Buddy Johnson.'
S he youthful piano maestro, won ;
- the unanimous acclaim i.t critic
and the public dike for a brilliant!
.tape presenfalmn at the 125t.fi .
street Apollo 'i heatre m Haf’lcr..
j last week. Buddy instituted suna ■
! tiling new in the way of stage re
vues with a fast-moving show that
&und a vocal quartet from the !
band introducing each act on the ’
bill in rhyme.
'ihe Johnson band's showman - ]
hip, winch won rave notices from
ail critic.-., was particularly evident
:n the rendition of "Li’l Dog i‘<
li.uX's popular Decca record hit, j
on which the entire Johnson crew
left the bandstand to parade up and -
down the Apollo stage
Air!bur Prysock and Ella John- i.
son and (life band's new vocal quar-ii
t**t, “The Fotq Buddie;-, all won :
enihnsiasfk micpiions from the. i;
udicncc- as the Johnson crew
istered an aJI-around hh,
Lena Wias Art Critics
Praise For Painting
NEW YORK CITY (G. - Love-11
Iy Lena Horne’s recently concftid- i ■
cu five -week engagement at the! J
Capitol Theatre in New York w«t ’<
productive of more than just a new I
box-office record. Mis* Horne, | *
v.-fulad away the fccurs betweW
POLITICS ON WAX
Feature of the week is by J«?sa; Stone on Victor. Called DONKEY
. AND THK ELEPHANT, it’.-, a so tire on the two major partis*
1 done in calypso style. Wlieu out consider-, the special session of
ict tigress, it’s especially timely. I'm wondering how Victor, on«
i o the giants of the record industry. U-t it pass. Pairing h DON ;
LET IT (JET AWAY, in which Stone talks about the dnllat in this
pi riod of inflation.
PIANO ON TOP:- Dink Johnson, who tame out of New Or
! leans with the origin:.! Creole baud in HUT offer-; tom piano sides
| oti the American Music label. Easy and completely informal, when
lie isn’t ringing. Dink often hums to hansel! in a voice something
I’kt that of Dan Burley on INDIAN RAG, JELLY ROLL BLUES,
FRISCO DREAMS and DINK’S BLUES. Hi- piano has a lot of
Ji- t.v Roll Morton to it incidentally, with the result that it gives
tin feeling of a hunky tank.
Eddie He.vwood, on tin other hand, sounds a.* 4 he’.- spanking
Aorie.-i in a lupbisti-.vited cocktail lounge on the Victor of THE
DOOM WAS YELLOW, with Latin rhythm, and THE WAY YOU
. LOOK TONIGHT. lt’« excellent of this type , , Altogether diferent
■ Horn Johnson and He. wood is the fabulous Thelonious Monk who
; 1 a startling exclusion into bop pianists on; Blue Note called
'API* MINOR. Tins is so unusual as to be almost weird, Flipover
: Lhds he sextet playing an exercise in bop called EVONCE
KIDDIES’ CORNER: - Tex Ritter, Unger of western songs,
j brings tlie cowboy touch to an album on Capitol called "Songs For
Children. - Tin numbmers an ANIMAL FAIR, i WAS HORN A
HUNDRED YEARS AGO, THANK YOU. THE BIG ROCK CANDY
MOUNTAINS, THE GREEN GRASS GREW ALL AROUND and
i 'ACTUS JACKSON HAD A RANCH. There are sound effects ana
■it hgutiu; piesentution. I his i.s Quite different front King Cole
rteent album but the two go well togethei
.SWING SlUfh.- Best Count Basie platter in some months
hl - ViCtor ‘ ,J SEVENTH AVENUE EXPRESS and READY GO
tie tiist leap' all the way with excellent solos and some ol thv
i/ i K C. tire found too infrequently these days in the Basie band
Jeanne Taylor sings the flipover and hits her stride on this oounc
"? 'indition with torrid backing . Tex Beneke’s Victoi of AT
, iHE fL'tlffG W hops with a western accent, although the other
-aw A WOMAN ALWAYS UNDERSTANDS, is nothing to causa
: excitement Few bands get the arrangement equal to those
m Ray McKinley. and probably most wouldn't know what to do
w th them anyway Eat Ray does and his ALL THE WAY FROM
..•\N JOSE a ntocVt ol quiet but effective Latin scoring, with
uAHAMA MAMA having punch as it bounces with a jivey vocal
and a fine alto solo,
RHYTHM SINGING. ALSO on Victor, the Deep River Boys
;,.\t hupping advice on THAT’S WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED.
"t- J AIN I MiSBEIIAVIN which accents slow harmony
ueteud of boiling rhythm . . The Delta Rhythm Boys have warm'
o e.ouy on I CAN’T TELL A LIE TO MYSELF and then leap an
\.L BLUE HEAVEN, which features a bop chorus Louis PrirnaA
ihE SAD COWBOY probably belongs in the rhythm singing class.
I-Aina uoes well by this satire on western songs. Other lace is rh:
ti mmercial BUBBLE LOO BUBBLE-LOO
BLUES AND SPIRITUALS:—RooseveIt Sykes has the ben
' --■Me of the week in the Victor of TIME WASTED ON YOU
w ; tn a fine neat and A 1 lyrics, with the flipover. HIGH AS A
.■! OTiGIA , INE. mmost as good . , Second place goes to Sonn •
4 Gapttol Ol the double meaning CUSTARD PIE BLUES eight
a,ui th, ‘ ' slow WOMAN. Sonny’s vocal and harmonica.
.4-di.k vvith Brownie McGhee’s guitar, insure a real treat . That
: '-unu. Crown Prim- Waterford, tells ali about Los Angeles on
1 A Il!ue;i and thi ' n reveals his love life on the lust*
. RANCH. WOMAN’S BOOGIE with excellent piano
!RW pß'tn.'iu. all on Victor, include Lil Green singing
n ’ “ e ' f dpposed.y talking about a cigaret) and
11 EM i HERE EYES, the latter a rhythm fur-, totally unstated
t v * i! s,yU ’ ■ Tampa Red bouncing I KNOW MY BABY LOVES
• Kb, with a fin,- Leaf, and ROAMING AND RAMBLING, slow and
. d :' wn : ; The f ” 1 folksinger, A.thui "Big Boy’ Crudup shout
ing KATIE MAY ar.d BOY FRIEND BLUES, both with terrific
Kau and the veai cedar atmosphere . . . There is also a reissue
tWu marvelous and completely unaffected spiritual.; by the
Heavenly Gospel Singers, LEAD ME TO THE ROCK and HEAV
LGA GOSPEL TRAIN which you ought to have by all mean?.
ON DOWNGRADE IN I
BY DAVE CLARK
CHICAGO iANPi Entertain
. meht is strictly on the downsradt :
ui the "windy city" Many spots
have discontinued flesh entertain
merit until the fall sea.-on. Even the
Regal theater will be on a strictlv ,
I “flick" policy until fall.
C. lub Delisa is still the south side';
Sop spot offering a line flooi -.how
Joes Deluxe dub and the Hitz
lounge are also putting on floor
I hows. Joe Williams, former Andy
Kirk and Lionel Hampton crooner j
j heads the Ritz show
Some of the smaller spots art j
j featuring combos. Floyd Smith i: I
. ops at the DeSatle lounge The!
j Tampico features Sax Mallard !
Gold’s, me Four Cats on the Kick; j
Rub. Lil Palmore; Bi iokmont
, Macnmba lounge Tom Arcfna Fitts
; lounge Cool Breeze and ihe l
i Breezes; Blue Daihia, Duke Groan-j
i Trio: Circle Inn. George Dixon 1
[ Circle Inn, George Dixon,
Downtown pubs are clicking with I
! wrrific business* while featuring j
- ■ pit attractions. Anna Hathaway.;
i °ht of the few colored stars to play i
;at the Chez Faroe, is stopping the j
-.-how nightly at this world famous \
i>r. spot. Sarah Vaughn is great at !
the Blue Note.
Jimmy Dale’s band, fronted b,v i
Clone "Red Top” Ammons, wiil tom :
: ihe east coast and return to Chita-!
! Ko in September Louis Armstrong !
land his all stars are booked for the i
: Oriental theater text month. Car-i
i rnencita Romero has opened a'
.studio of dance music, language;.!
' dramatic arts on Cottage |
: Grove Avenue.
' "-bow.- taking painting instruction !
along with her young daughter'
‘Gail. - ’ |,
Her tu.-.t iinished product, a por-j i
tun- ot u friend, was privately'
•" how *> 10 several prominent art ex- H
pen- for criticism, and strangely 11
enougb, it evoked such marked j
p---.is?. Miss Horne has been p&i-;
suaurd lo complete a semes ot situ-:
* u * r lot j»hblc exhibition. J
RALEIGH SOUTH CAROLINA
SUNDAY AND MONOAV
Johnny Wtuanuiter, AUurtra
VOKK ADVENTI RE"
| Cartoon, corned,. New* Flashes
TUESDAY. AT OUST n
i I • Hal'd G. RoUilson, Ortas
' ‘THE STRANGER”
IT'S A THRILI.FR!?
; ADDED MUSICAL TREAT
Jingle, Jangle, jingle
The Page Cavanaugh Trio
Comedy News of the Bay
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY,
i Peter Lawtnrd. June Allison,
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