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    Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians - Sing Me A Baby Song


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    Waring (1900-1984) was a popular bandleader and radio-television personality. During their teens the Waring Bros and their friend Poley McClintock founded the Waring-McClintock Snap Orchestra, which evolved into Fred Waring's Banjo Orchestra. His Banjo Orchestra became so successful that he decided to abandon his education in order to tour with the band, which eventually became known as Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians. From 1923 until late 1932, "Waring's Pennsylvanians" were among Victor Records best-selling bands. In late 1932, he abruptly quit recording, although his band continued to perform on radio. Waring composed and/or performed dozens of patriotic songs. In 1947, Waring organized the Fred Waring Choral Workshop. He expanded into television in 1949. In the 60s and 70s, popular musical tastes turned from choral music, but Waring introduced his Young Pennsylvanians, a choir singing modern arrangements. This however, is a catchy record, waxed in 1927. Vocal by Tom Waring.