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Velma Middleton (Born 1st September, 1917)

PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:18 am
by john poole
Velma Middleton, vocalist with Louis Armstrong from 1942 onwards, born 100 years ago today - 1st September, 1917 (Holdenville, Oklahoma) [died 10th February, 1961]

‘Swingin’ on Nothin’ - 1942 Louis Armstrong “soundie” - Velma sings with the trombonist George Washington, prior to some exuberant dancing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nugGHt_NDQ
https://www.loc.gov/item/jots.200021223
Song originally recorded by Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velma_Middleton