Category Archives: Marion Hutton

BREW LITE’s FIVE YULE-ITES remembered GLENN MILLER with HARRY WARREN’s “I KNOW WHY”…

…which was originally composed for the film Sun Valley Serenade (1941). It can be heard now – as promised – in a brand new version, here at this humble blog. — Blog owner’s acknowledgment: Thanks, Mr. Jay, for those beautiful … Continue reading

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DEDICATED TO LADY MARION … HUTTON, THE (ALMOST!) FORGOTTEN SONG BIRDIE OF THE SWING ERA

Marion Hutton – mostly overshadowed by her exuberant younger sister Betty – was the loveliest, the most human asset to the otherwise perfectly drilled Glenn Miller Orchestra. Her intonation wasn’t always the firmest, and she seemed to be unable to … Continue reading

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