Pic: Bennie Moten & His Kansas City Orchestra
Nita Naldi in The Cobra (1925).
Click here for the mixcloud of yesterday’s Gramophoney Baloney, it’s all recordings 1918-1947 connected with people whose images appear on the cover of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonley Hearts Club Band LP cover, including some by Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014) who passed away last Monday
Pic: Chick Webb
Photo: Pete Seeger - 1940s
Oops! the Mixcloud I posted yesterday had the wrong soundfile attached, how embarrassing! So…
Photo: Hot Lips Page - whose birthday was yesterday
Pic: Dr. King (bottom right) listens as Mahalia Jackson sings at the March on Washington, 1963.
Pic: Chano Pozo & Rita Montainer