Big Band Singers

The big bands of the 1930s and 40s employed many female singers who were often lumped together under the name ”girl singers”.  Some were well-known, while others stepped from obscurity to perform a chorus before slipping back out of notice. And what happened to them in the ’50s after the end of the big band era?

We’ll give these big band singers all the attention they deserve on tonight’s Vintage Party. Listen 19-21 on 98,9 MHz in Uppsala or

Image: Helen Forrest in a CBS publicity photo wearing a novelty blouse printed with the word ”ration” and holding a ration book.