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Ambassador Hotel and Cocoanut Grove nightclub, 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA (1921-1989; demolished 2005-2006). Mediterranean Revival design by Pasadena architect Myron Hunt. Paul Williams designed hotel's exterior and interior for its 1949 renovation. Guy Lombardo's Orchestra featured on the marquee in this photo. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated here June 5, 1968 after the Democratic National Convention.


You’re Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?). 1930. By Walter Donaldson for the 1930 musical comedy Smiles. First recorded by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians in November 1930. The recording was a big hit, as were 1930 versions by Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees, and Nick Lucas & His Crooning Troubadours. The song became a standard that has been recorded by over 100 artists including Billie Holiday, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Django…


"Guy" Lombardo [1902, London, Canada - 1977, Houston, TX] was a Canadian-American bandleader and violinist of Italian descent.


Gaetano Alberto "Guy" Lombardo (June 19, 1902 – November 5, 1977) was a Canadian-American bandleader and violinist. Lombardo was born in London, Ontario to Italian-Canadian immigrants, Gaetano Sr. and Lena Lombardo