Elsie Janis "Sweetheart of the American Expeditionary Force" in Europe during WWI. . .
posted on 05/24/2014 5:54:20 PM PDT
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I’m not too familiar with Janis. Always known her name, but not her music.
The earliest popular female vocalist I know pretty well is Marion Harris, who seemed to come along on the heels of Janis. Harris was a big influence on Ruth Etting, whom I also like.
posted on 05/24/2014 6:00:59 PM PDT
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