Glenn Miller Orchestra – Moonlight Serenade

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An evening pause: How about some classic American Big Band music to get us through the middle of the week?

Hat tip Edward Thelen.


  • wayne

    Great selection!
    Whatever happened to Glenn Miller? I seem to recall he got killed in WW-2. (?)

  • Edward


    Miller’s plane disappeared over the English Channel. The reason why is unknown, and many ideas abound. This Wikipedia entry reports that a popular hypothesis was shown to be untrue: that the plane was struck by a bomb being jettisoned over the channel by a bomber mission that was returning from an aborted mission (certain areas of the English channel were deemed off limits so that bombers could safely dispose of unused bombs after aborted missions).

    His loss was our loss.

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