Louise Tobin
American singer
Louise Tobin
Mary Louise Tobin is an American singer. She appeared with Benny Goodman, Bobby Hackett, Will Bradley, and Jack Jenney. Tobin introduced I Didn't Know What Time It Was with Benny Goodman’s band in 1939. Her biggest hit with Goodman was There'll Be Some Changes Made, which was number two on the Hit Parade in 1941 for 15 weeks.
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Monday's Best Bet: Glenn Miller Orchestra invites Syracuse's Elliott to share ... - Syracuse.com (blog)
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The female singer then was Hucko's wife, Louise Tobin. “I'm excited. It's great,” Elliott says. It will be his first appearance with the band in 37 years. Elliott with join the band on Chevy Court for a special arrangement of “Come Fly with Me
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Les Cockrell: Guild’s award-winning quilt up for grabs in raffle - Denton Record Chronicle
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He reported that Louise Tobin Hucko, who was born in Aubrey and grew up in Denton, recently received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Texas A&M University-Commerce. As Louise Tobin, she was a big-band singer who sang with Benny Goodman's
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choir! choir! choir! sings Run to You by Bryan Adams (Video Audition for CBC's ... - YouTube
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... Barb MacIvor, Shawn Cantelon, Kim Temple, Stacie Chan, Corinne Holubowich, Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy, Shoshana Wasser, Laura-Louise Tobin, Mason Wright, Teresa Morrow, Meghan Henry, Paul Sheppard, Nycles Miszczyk, Georgina Remnick, Salina Abji,
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Singer knows about Sinatra, and sounds like him too - Your Houston News
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“It was James' first wife, Louise Tobin, a famous jazz singer. She heard Sinatra singing in the back room of a New Jersey restaurant while having dinner with her husband. “She went to investigate. When she returned she told James 'you have to hear this
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El clarinetista estadunidense nació el 30 de mayo de 1909 Permanece vigente ... - Impacto: El Diario
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En 1941, ya recuperado, consiguió dos nuevos Top Ten, uno de los cuales fue "There'll be some changes made" interpretado por Louise Tobin, además de regresar a la radio con su propio programa. Entre sus éxitos de 1942 estaban "Somebody Else is taking
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Peanuts Hucko, 85, Clarinetist And Saxophonist With Big Bands
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Peanuts Hucko, a jazz clarinetist who worked with Glenn Miller and Louis Armstrong but was probably best known for his association with Lawrence Welk, died on Thursday in Fort Worth. He was 85 and lived in Denton, Tex. Jazz aficionados admired Mr. Hucko, whose style was modeled closely on that of Benny Goodman, another one of the well-known
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Harry James, a major figure of the swing era whose strong, urgent trumpet was a driving force in Benny Goodman's orchestra in the late 1930's and who formed a band of his own in 1939 that remained popular for more than 40 years, died yesterday in Valley Hospital in Las Vegas. Mr. James, who was 67 years old and lived in Las Vegas, had been ill with
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Louise Tobin
  • 2008
    Age 89
    In 2008 Tobin donated her extensive collection of original musical arrangements, press clippings, programs, recordings, playbills and photographs to create the Tobin-Hucko Jazz Collection at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
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  • 1967
    Age 48
    The Whitney Balliett review of the festival published in The New Yorker included the statement: “Louise Tobin sings like the young Ella Fitzgerald.” Peanuts and Louise began to perform regularly together, including at the Gibson-inspired Odessa Jazz Parties and a regular engagement at Blues Alley in Washington, D.C. They married in 1967 and moved to Denver, Colorado, where they were co-owners and the house band of the Navarre Club.
    More Details Hide Details In 1974 Peanuts led the Glenn Miller Orchestra, touring worldwide with Louise singing various numbers with the band. In 1977, Louise recorded “There’ll Be Some Changes Made” with Peanuts on an album titled, San Diego Jazz Club Plays the Sound of Jazz. "There'll Be Some Changes Made" became an oft requested fan favorite at concerts. In the 1980s they toured Europe, Australia, and Japan with the Pied Piper Quintet and recorded the tribute albums: Tribute to Louis Armstrong and Tribute to Benny Goodman, featuring Louise singing several numbers on both. In 1992 Starline Records issued Swing That Music, including a vocal duet with Peanuts and Louise singing “When You’re Smiling.” This would be their final recording made together. Peanuts Hucko died in 2003.
  • 1962
    Age 43
    After a long hiatus spent raising her two boys, Tobin accepted an invitation from jazz critic and publisher George Simon to sing at the 1962 Newport Jazz Festival, where she met her future husband, clarinetist Peanuts Hucko.
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  • 1946
    Age 27
    In 1946 she performed with Skippy Anderson’s Band at the Melodee Club in Los Angeles, and in 1950 she recorded “Sunny Disposish” with Ziggy Elman and His Orchestra.
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  • 1945
    Age 26
    In 1945 she recorded “All through the Day” with Tommy Jones and His Orchestra, and “June Comes Every Year” with Emil Coleman and His Orchestra.
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  • 1943
    Age 24
    Tobin and James were divorced in 1943.
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  • 1940
    Age 21
    In 1940 Tobin recorded “Deed I Do” and “Don’t Let It Get You Down,” with Will Bradley and His Orchestra.
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  • 1939
    Age 20
    Tobin brought Frank Sinatra to James' attention in 1939 after hearing Sinatra sing on the radio.
    More Details Hide Details James subsequently signed Sinatra to a one-year contract at $75 a week. While Tobin was singing with trumpeter Bobby Hackett at Nick’s in the Village, jazz critic and producer John Hammond heard her and brought Benny Goodman to a performance. Tobin soon joined the Benny Goodman band and went on to record “There’ll Be Some Changes Made,” “Scatterbrain,” “Comes Love,” “Love Never Went to College,” “What’s New?” and “Blue Orchids,” with Goodman. Johnny Mercer especially wrote “Louise Tobin Blues” for her while she was with Goodman, arrangement by Fletcher Henderson.
  • 1932
    Age 13
    In 1932 Tobin won a CBS Radio Talent Contest and, after touring with society dance orchestras in Texas, joined Art Hicks and his Orchestra in 1934.
    More Details Hide Details At that time, Harry James played first trumpet for Hicks and a year later Tobin and James were married. Sons Harry and Tim were born in 1941 and 1942 respectively.
  • 1918
    Born in 1918.
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