Monday, December 10, 2007

Cab Calloway's Letter to Santa, 1944

Hi De Ho Ho Ho!

During the Xmas season of 1944, bandleader and jazz legend Cab Calloway took out the full-page ad space shown below in an issue of Downbeat magazine.

It makes perfect sense to me that he and Santa would be on a first-name basis.

It's just a shame that a wishful war-time sentiment is still sounding appropriate this season.


See also:
The Official Cab Calloway website

(click on image to ENLARGE)

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