Follow the Band (1943)

Genres - Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this musical drama, a Vermont farm lad goes to the Big Apple to become a member of the National Dairy Association. He happens to bring with him his beloved trombone. Soon, with the help of bandleader Skinnay Ennis, the boy gets a job in a nightclub and subsequently becomes a popular radio star. His girlfriend back home is not amused. Eventually she slides on back into his life. Songs include: "My Melancholy Baby," "My Devotion," "Ain't Misbehavin," "Swingin' the Blues," "Spellbound," "Hilo Hattie," "The Army Air Corps," "Rosie the Riveter," and "Don't Tread on the Tail of Me Coat."

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music, band [music group], bandleader, behind-the-scenes, boy, city, city-life, country-boy, fame, farming, girlfriend, musical [play], national, nightclub, performer, radio, songwriter, stars [celebrities], trombone