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Oct. 12, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 10/12/20 Edition

On this weeks MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM over Public Broadcasting and Community Radio stations across the county we feature Gene Krupa…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 10/5/20 Edition

On this weeks MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM Louis Armstrong and his small band the Hot Five, Larry Clinton and his Orchestra, in addition…

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Sept. 28, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 9/28/20 Edition

A wonderful MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM this week as we visit Harry James and his lucky number, Les Brown and His Band of Renown seven …

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Sept. 22, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room -9/21/20 Edition

On this weeks edition of the Make Believe Ballroom - The story of a song title, a look at big band era fate, the salaries of blac…

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Sept. 14, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 9/14/20 Edition

On this weeks MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM, some wonderful small group swing, a hot Charlie Barnet tale, “V-Discs, the great arranger Vi…

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Sept. 6, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 9/7/20 Edition

On this edition of the MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM, we look at Big Band era stars whose careers extended into the 50s and beyond, inter…

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Aug. 29, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 8/31/20 Edition

Join us in the MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM. On this week’s show Jess Stacy’s Monumental Solo. The Andrews Sisters 13 Weeks with Glenn M…

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Aug. 21, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 8/24/20 Edition

On this edition of the MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM. Is it Eberle or Eberly? Bille Holiday’s tenuous relationship with Artie Shaw. Along…

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Aug. 16, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 8/17/20 Edition

From the Crystal Studio in the Make Believe Ballroom a fun and fast hour this week. Great vintage interviews serve as companions …

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Aug. 12, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 8/12/20 Edition

From the Crystal Studio of the Make Believe Ballroom some great reminiscences, history and stories wrapped around the classic mus…

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Aug. 2, 2020

Make Believe Ball Room - 8/3/20 Edition

From the Crystal Studio of the Make Believe Ballroom some great reminiscences, history and stories wrapped around the classic mus…

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July 27, 2020

Make Believe Ballroom - 7/27/20 Edition

On this weeks edition of MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM songs and stories featuring the De Marco Sisters and a nickname given to a star, h…

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July 20, 2020

Make Believe Ballroom - 7/20/2020 Edition

This week featuring great stories, reminiscences, and music featuring, the King Sisters, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Kate Smith, …

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July 14, 2020

Make Believe Ballroom - 7/14/20 Edition

Hi folks, I’m jeff Bressler, turning on the lights of the Make Believe Ballroom and welcoming you into the Crystal Studio for ano…

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