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Cab Calloway – Episode 8 – The Oxford Comment

Happy Birthday to jazz icon Cab Calloway, who would be turning 103 this Saturday, December 25th! To celebrate, Michelle explores Cab’s legend and the Jazz Age – alive and well in New York City (and on a new hit HBO show). We promise, even if you’ve never heard of Cab, you won’t want to miss this episode.

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Headline image credit: Portrait of Cab Calloway, Columbia studio, New York, N.Y., ca. Mar. 1947. Photo by William P. Gottlieb. Library of Congress.

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