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Sunday, November 19, 2023

Podcast Tommy Dorsey Golden Age of Radio Tribute

November 19, 1905 Tommy Dorsey was born (died November 26, 1956). He was a trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader of the big band era. He was known as the "Sentimental Gentleman of Swing" because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. His theme song was "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You".  He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. After Dorsey broke with his brother in the mid-1930s, he led an extremely successful band from the late 1930s into the 1950s. Tommy Dorsey had a run of 286 Billboard chart hits. On this special podcast listen to a Golden Age of Radio production starring Tommy Dorsey.