FRED RICH

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Frederic Efrem "Fred" Rich (January 31, 1898 – September 8, 1956) was a Polish-born American bandleader and composer who was active from the 1920s to the 1950s. Among the famous musicians in his band included the Dorsey Brothers, Joe Venuti, Bunny Berigan and Benny Goodman. In the early 1930s, Elmer Feldkamp was one of his vocalists. Fred Rich was born in Warsaw, Poland. Rich was a pianist and he formed his own band in the 1920s. His theme songs were “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” and “So Beats My Heart For You.” Between 1925-1928, he toured Europe. Rich enjoyed a long stay at the famous Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. After this, he began leading studio band that featured many famous musicians. He recorded for Okeh, Columbia, Paramount, Camden and Vocalion and several others, often recording under the names Fred Richards, the Astorites, the Hotel Astor Band (Rich and his band served read more...
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The Columbia House Bands, Vol. 1The Columbia House Bands, Vol. 1
Old Masters 1995
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Fred Rich and His Orchestra, 1926 - 1938Fred Rich and His Orchestra, 1926 - 1938
Vintage Music Prod. 2005
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FRED RICH Dance The Depression Away album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance The Depression Away
Big Band 1981
FRED RICH Columbia House Bands: Fred Rich, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Columbia House Bands: Fred Rich, Vol. 1
Big Band 1995
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1926-1938
Big Band 2005

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My Blue Heaven / Will You Be True?
Big Band 1928

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