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Terry Shand

Real Name:Terence Alister Shand
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American pianist, drummer, vocalist and songwriter.
Born: Uvalde, Texas (USA) October 1, 1904
Died: Houston, Texas (USA) November 11, 1977

He began playing piano in silent movies during the 1920's. He recorded for the Decca and Vocalion labels. He wrote numerous songs with Jimmy Eaton.

1921-1922 he played drums and toured with Peck Kelley.
1933 he sang and played piano with Freddy Martin And His Orchestra.
1938 he formed his own band playing hotels.

He charted 23 times between 1932 and 1977 in the U.S. (and once in the U.K.). He had a #1 hit with "Cry, Baby, Cry" by Larry Clinton and His Orchestra in 1938 (co-written by Jimmy Eaton). He also had two #2 songs that same year in "I Double Dare You" by Russ Morgan and "I'm Gonna Lock My Heart" by Billie Holiday (both also co-written by Eaon). In all, fourteen of his songs made it to the top 10. Fourteen of his charted songs he collaborated with Eaton on and six times with Bob Merrill. BMI lists 7 of his song titles, the majority of his titles are listed at ASCAP.

Sites:Wikipedia , repertoire.bmi.com , adp.library.ucsb.edu
In Groups:Freddy Martin And His Orchestra, Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra, Terry Shand And His Orchestra, Wingy Manone & His Orchestra
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