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Swing is still king

February 23, 2014
By DANIEL DORSCH - For The Weirton Daily Times , Weirton Daily Times

WHEELING - By 1972 the Big Band and Swing music era was supposed to be long over. After running successfully through the 1930s and '40s, many of the most significant big bands broke up around 1946, and through the 1950s and '60s attention turned toward the new rock and roll genre. For devoted enthusiasts in the Ohio Valley, however, a whole new swing and big band experience was about to begin with the Swinging 200 Club.

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