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Anson Weeks (1896–1969)


Popular leader of society dance bands, based on the West Coast from 1924. After 1931, Weeks achieved national exposure through sponsored radio programs such as "The Lucky Strike Magic Carpet Show", "The Florsheim Shoe Hour" and "The Eddie Cantor Camel Show". He had a knack for attracting high profile vocalists, including Dale Evans, Bob Crosby and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rhythm on the Roof
Rhythm on the Roof Orchestra Leader
(1934)
Musical Cocktail
Musical Cocktail Orchestra Leader
(1935)
The Big Show-Off
The Big Show-Off Anson Weeks
(1945)
Melody Parade
Melody Parade Orchestra Leader
(1943)

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 1951 Rhythm Inn
Joe Riggan's Band
 1945 The Big Show-Off
Anson Weeks (as Anson Weeks and His Orchestra)
 1943 Melody Parade
Orchestra Leader
 1935 Musical Cocktail (Short)
Orchestra Leader
 1934 Rhythm on the Roof (Short)
Orchestra Leader
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 1951 Rhythm Inn (performer: "The Window Wiper Song", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")
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Anson Weeks and His Orchestra
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