In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.
If any performer has quality in his voice he can almost always be helped to develop all the other necessary attributes.
I was so anxious to succeed that I made a practice of appearing on all the disc jockey shows I could, in order to publicize the band.
By 1969, when I celebrated 45 years in the music business, I also had 45 people in our musical family.
Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
I have never been an innovator, a creative genius.
Music was my joy, my home, the one place I felt happy and secure.
Sounds always fascinated me.
One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.
I like clean ladies and nice ladies.
You know, it's a long world.
I played a Spaniard. I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
I realized some of the pitfalls of being well-known; it was nice if you were successful, but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed.
Night after night I could feel the chills go up and down my spine, they played so well.
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