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Time Machine: June 1943 – L.A.'s Zoot Suit Riots

Fred Dellar, unpublished, February 2020

CAB CALLOWAY was something of a superstar by 1943. A would-be Harlem Globetrotter, he'd had that possible career nixed by his big sister Blanche, who led a very successful big band, which he joined for a while, eventually becoming a favourite at Harlem's Cotton Club. where he led his own band.

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