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Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when husband returns from war. Story watches the progression of the band as it grows into a popular, successful recording and touring group. Excellent music and soundtrack. Written by George Carmichael <George.Carmichael@ualberta.ca>

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21 September 1990 (UK)  »

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Búcsúblues  »

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$161,323 (USA)
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Music by Maceo Pinkard and Ben Bernie and lyrics by Kenneth Casey
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Music to Bye Bye Blues
28 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I, too, would love to see this movie on DVD.

I watched it on CBC more than 10 years ago and had the privilege of seeing George Blondheim & Co. perform the soundtrack to the movie LIVE at Jack Singer concert hall in Calgary. They explained the pieces and how they composed them. Awesome! If only I could get the soundtrack on I-tunes...

My children are studying Jazz and the Blues, I think this soundtrack is a great example of the music from the 40s.

I am not sure who the distributor of the film is, but contacting them would be one way to encourage a re-release on DVD. Perhaps the CBC may be motivated to add it to their DVD library!


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