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Count Basie and Fred Astaire

SOURCE: Published: 2012-06-15
Fred Astaire In 1960, Fred Astaire hosted Astaire Time, a TV special, during which he danced in several segments to Count Basie's band. Bret Primack sent along a YouTube link to the entire show. If you're solely in the market for Basie-Astaire, however, move the space bar up to 9:49 (the band) and again to 32:08 (the band plus Joe Williams). But don't quit after Williams is done. The show is just getting started. In the  next segment, Astaire dances to a medley of Basie-Williams blues...


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