JACK HYLTON

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Born in Great Lever, this artist was one of Great Britain's greatest big band leaders and theater producers. Jack Hylton's father and mother were employed in a cotton mill and as a school teacher respectively; near the close of the 19th century Hylton began taking piano lessons. A few years later his father moved from the mill to running his own pub, providing a series of gigs in which young Hylton either accompanied his father's or his own vocalizing.

As the first decade of the new century unfolded, Hylton achieved status as a true professional, performing in a series of theatrical revues including a touring pantomime company. Biographical data reveals he earned 45 shillings a week in this period, a statistic of keen interest to those compiling historical data on the financial depths possible in the entertainment industry. When the first World War broke out, he left a job as pianist
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Turn on the HeatTurn on the Heat
Avid Records Uk 2002
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The Great British Dance BandsThe Great British Dance Bands
Past Perfect 2008
$15.00
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This Is the Rhythm for Me 11This Is the Rhythm for Me 11
Dutton Laboratories 2013
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JACK HYLTON Presents King Kong (All African Musical) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presents King Kong (All African Musical)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1961
JACK HYLTON Jack Hylton And His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra
Big Band 1978

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JACK HYLTON Memories of Jack Hylton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memories of Jack Hylton
Big Band 1952

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JACK HYLTON Just Humming Along album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just Humming Along
Big Band 2017

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