Paying Tribute To Tommy Dorsey
The Sentimental Gentleman Of Swing
Jackie Gleason leads a host of singers and musicians in a tribute to Tommy Dorsey; held after Tommy's death in 1956. Excerpts from the tribute feature Bob Crosby, Jo Stafford and Vic Damone, performing the songs they originally recorded with Tommy's band. Jimmy Dorsey fronts a cavalcade of big band stars in a medley of eleven Tommy Dorsey hits! Segments of the musical salute are woven together with historic facts about the Dorsey Brothers Band.