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T HE M IC H IG AN D A ILY
A Survey Of Exploitation
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How The BandsIn a journalistic jam session fo- not be tolerated at any dance." sound modern!)(tdance.namAnd thentmakesRtT
mented in 1912, the Daily beat out The campaign bore fruit-not a University did a little investigating. SMARTEST
C 'J~T~ ~ U~b11* editorially: "There are dances and single couple at this year's Hop was The Daily boys, it seemed HOSIERY SHOPPE
'W .' Pubhe dances but the latest importations are seen doing any of the dances. But having fun. Nobodytwas doing the Michigan Theatre Bldg.
scarcely of such a nature that they back in 1912 it was potent stuff too.
can even be termed decent. The Tur- Out-state papers picked up the story Bunny Hap. It was just a gag.
By HILDA OTIS key Trot, the Grizzly Bear, the Bun- ndr letters poureds into the Univrsity
Most readers doubtless know all ny-Hug and the Bear-Cat are all of wanting to know just what kind of
about the past of both orchestras in- so sensuous a nature that they should an educational institution it was that
volved in the 1938 Junior Class ___ __-_-_J-HOP
catch-as-catch-can, and it's a little
late to d o hs anything about nitn now any-
Sbutf c VALENTINE'S DAY SOUND EQUIPMENT
thing better to read, here are a few
excerpts chosen at random from the FEBRUARY 14th
publicity sent the Daily by the Kyser (b
and Dorsey press bureaus. She Will Expect Candy.
First, for no good reason, Mr. Ky- We Will Have a Splendid Line Sound Amplifying Co.
The most notable engagement his from which to choose.
band has ever had seems to have been
at thesTrianan Ballroom,hChicago, The Western Electric, RCA, and Bogen
where all existing records were brok- Sound Bell
en, end quote.S Systems. and Howell
Other places where he has built up Betsy oss Shop Motion Picture Equipment.
a national reputation include the
Hotel New Yorker, New York; the We Deliver 13-15 Nickels Arcade Dial 5931 212 W. Huron St Phone 2-3331
William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh; the WE1PACKrWRAPPAND*23l3
Hotel Lowry, St. Paul and the Black- WE PACK, WRAP, AND MAIL
hawk Cafe, Chicago.
He has been featured on an "im-
The Second Issue Of The J-Hop Extra, With
The Grand March Picture And Candid
Camera Shots of the Dance, Will Go On
Sale At The Following Newstands Later
portant" commercial radio program
over a "major" radio network. On
his program he introduces himself by
saying, "Evenin' folks-how y'all?" to
"listeners with their ears close to their
loud speakers." The orchestra then
plays the Kyser theme song, which is
"Thinking of You," chosen because it
was the first sang the band ever
played, which seems as good a reason
Mr. Kyser is the originator of the
trick of singing the titles of songs
on the radio, thus eliminating the
necessity of announcements. He does
not, however, sing the sales talks or
As for Mr. Dorsey:
The first engagement of his or-
chestra was at the "exclusive" Bands
Point Bath Club. While they were
there NBC signed them for a sus-
Their next engagement was at Mr.
Ben Marden's Riviera, in New Jersey,
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STUDENT PUBLICATIONS BLDG.
340 South State St.
324 South State St.
727 North University Ave.
601 South Forest Ave.
1101 South University Ave.
1112 South University Ave.
Packard at State St.
601 East Williams St.
103 North Forest Ave.
208 South 4th Ave.
420 Maynard St.
described as "fashionable." (The
Riviera, not New Jersey).
After that Dorsey went to the Pa-
lais Royal night club, on Broadway,
also the property of Mr. Ben Mar-
den. They then spent four months
playing at colleges, universities and
Presently Dorsey took his crew out
to the West Coast, where they played
for two years on the Bing Crosby
Kraft Cheese (adv.) program. They
also played in movies with Lily Pons
and Fred Astaire.
The publicity doesn't tell what his
theme song is, but Col. Tenander says
it's "Sand Man"
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