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Billy Eckstine

A Les Tomkins Interview

An interview with American swing singer Billy Eckstine talking to Les Tomkins in 1976. 

Interview: 1976

Source: Jazz Professional

Interview Text or Transcript

Being on the same show with Sammy Davis is marvellous. I’ve known Sam, I guess, maybe thirty–five years—when I had my band, he was a dancer with a trio. We’ve been friends a long, long time. We have a lot of fun; it’s very relaxing, you know.

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