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June 30, 1940:

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  • LouRugani
    COLUMBIA is definitely going to change the name of its 33c record label from Vocalion to Okeh - out of fond memories for the latter name and because of the
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      COLUMBIA is definitely going to change the name of its 33c record label from Vocalion to Okeh - out of fond memories for the latter
      name and because of the difficulties in pronouncing and remembering the
      the present name. . . . Fists all but flew between Buddy Rich
      and Frank Sinatra at a recent T. Dorsey renewal, but on record the band is once again a smooth unit and as solid a group as ever grooved a wax plate. . . . Alec Templeton has signed a contract to record for Columbia's new Green Label series . . . Vaughn Monroe one of the best of the young bands, is slated soon to appear on Bluebird records. . . Larry Clinton's new Victor contract calls for a super-killer-diller on the j Victor label every six weeks, all otner recordings on the 33c Bluebird label.
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