Podcast Episode 149: A Lady Leads The Band

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There are lots of famous big band leaders, but did you know that some of them were women? In this episode, we'll hear five songs by the women who led the bands. The songs are "Traveling Blues" by Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders, "Last Dollar" by Blanche Calloway and Her Orchestra, "Georgia's Gorgeous Gal" by Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears, "Honeysuckle Rose" by Mildred Bailey And Her Alley Cats, and "Jump Children" by International Sweethearts of Rhythm.

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