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date: 19 January 2020

Harris, Billlocked

(28 October 1916–21 August 1973)
  • Tom Smith

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Harris, Bill (28 October 1916–21 August 1973), trombonist, guitarist, and composer, was born Willard Palmer Harris in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Willard Massey Harris, an attorney for the U.S. Marine Corps, and Mabel Palmer Harris. Bill's older half brother Robert was a professional bassist who performed with the Ted Weems Orchestra....

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