Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Vincent Lopez and his Orchestra: "Nola & Other Piano Instrumentals"

This LP was released in 1959,
when Vincent Lopez and his Orchestra
had already been household names
for nearly forty years.
"Nola," written by Felix Arndt,
was Vincent Lopez' theme song
from his earliest days on radio.
Vincent Lopez' orchestra was among
the first true "big band/swing" ensembles.

Here's a nice "soundie" compilation from 1939:

Read more about Vincent Lopez HERE.

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