Larry Clinton And His Orchestra


Larry Clinton (August 17, 1909 - May 2, 1985) was a hugely popular trumpeter, orchestra leader, composer, and arranger who became famous beginning in the late 1930s. His best known songs include "Cry, Baby, Cry," "My Reverie," and "Heart And Soul," which all topped the charts in 1938.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • On A Slow Boat To China (1948)
  • The Dickey-Bird Song (1948)

Pop charts debut year: 1937

Years active: ca. 1930s - early 1960s

Genres: Traditional pop, swing, jazz

Labels: Victor, Decca


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