My Funny Valentine

Hal McIntyre and his Orchestra

1945 recording

This song was recorded by the “Hal McIntyre Orchestra” featuring singer Ruth Gaylor in 1945.

An alto saxophonist of exceptional talent Hal McIntyre stared his professional career with a brief stint playing with Benny Goodman.

After less than two weeks with Goodman he was drafted by the “Glenn Miller Orchestra” where he remained from 1937 until 1941 when he organized his own band.

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