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Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the
Greatest All-Girl Band in theWorld

by Marilyn Nelson
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Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson Neslon, Marilyn.  (2009) Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the Greatest All Girl Swing Band in the World.  Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Dial.

For more information about this book and curriculum connections, locate the February 2010 issue of Library Sparks for the "In the Spotlight" column featuring  Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the Greatest All Girl Swing Band in the World.  Column written by Sharron L. McElmeel
Links to webpages cited in the bibliography of Nelson's book.  (Updated URLs)

"Sweethearts of Rhythm" Article by Susan Fleet, trumpeter, music, historian, and novelist.

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm." History of Washington Park, City of Charlottesville.

"The International Sweethearts of Rhythm." Tonea Stewart interviews Sweethearts saxophonist Rosalind Cron on Swingtime: A One Hour Special for Black History Month 2008 from Artemis Media Project nad Public Radio International.

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm: American's #1 All-Girl Band." Riverwalk Jazz, March 8, 2007.  A salute to the band in honor of National Women's History Month featuring interviews with trombonist Helen Jones Woods and also saxophonist Roz Cron and live air-checks from 1945-46.

"International Sweethearts of Rhythm—4 numbers (1946)." YouTube.






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