The Sharon Rogers Band

The Sharon Rogers Band

by Pat Mcgrath Avery

Hardcover

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Overview

The Sharon Rogers Band To an all girl swing band in the 1940s entertaining the troops at the end of World War II was an adventure to be saved in scrapbooks and be relished. When you are young and beautiful, history is personal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780980033298
Publisher: Red Engine Press
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Introduction 4

January 20, 1946 7

The Sharon Rogers Band 10

Chapter 1 1944 Lake Manitou, Indiana 11

Chapter 2 Chicago is our Home Town 18

Chapter 3 All-Girl Bands of the 1930s and 1940s 20

Chapter 4 The Melody Maids 24

Chapter 5 Band Members 27

Chapter 6 The Early Years 45

Chapter 7 The Sharon Rogers Band 49

Chapter 8 On the Road-1944 51

Chapter 9 The USO (United Service Organizations) 59

Chapter 10 Coney Island, New York 64

Chapter 11 The Changing Times 80

Chapter 12 The Pacific Tour 82

Chapter 16 Manila 90

Chapter 17 Osaka, Japan 137

Chapter 18 Yokohama, Japan 150

Chapter 20 Other Venues in Japan 159

Chapter 21 Korea 170

Chapter 22 Joe Zinno 173

Chapter 23 January 20, 1946 175

Chapter 24 Going Home 194

Chapter 25 Julieann and Rose Marie 197

Chapter 26 Back Home Again 202

Chapter 27 Reunions 223

Appendix I 236

Luzon 238

Manila 238

Japan 239

Korea 240

Appendix II 241

Appendix III 242

Appendix IV 244

Appendix V 245

Appendix VI 246

Appendix VII 248

Appendix VIII 250

Appendix IX 252

Bibliography 255

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