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Carol Frome
Carol Frome • 2 years ago

Okay, think about it. It's 1938. Benny Goodman and his band are on stage at Carnegie Hall. Gene Krupa's on the drums. NO ONE was featuring the drums before this. In fact, as far as I know, no one was playing the drums like this before Gene Krupa. I would love to have been there. It must have been electrifying. The song: "Sing, Sing, Sing" written by Louis Prima.

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