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The Big Broadcast

Haven, I'm in Haven

by Rich Conaty
Andrew Wittenborn

There are seven birthday salutes on tonight's "Big Broadcast," including Dolly Dawn (pictured at the 1000th BB in 1992), who got her start singing with the George Hall band, which played at the NYC's Taft Hotel. Another is songwriter Haven Gillespie, who started out as a newspaperman; turning to composing in the early 1920s. One of his best known songs, "Beautiful Love," is included on the latest "Big Broadcast" collection.

To quote myself: