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found: Mills Blue Rhythm Band, 1934-1936: "Keep the rhythm going". [Phonodisc] 1972?
found: His Apollo jump [SR] p1983: label (Lucky Millinder) container (Lucius "Lucky" Millinder)
found: Chilton, J. Ww of jazz, 1985 (Millinder, "Lucky" Lucius; b. Anniston, Ala., 8th Aug. 1900; d. New York, 28th Sept. 1966)
found: African American National Biography, accessed March 4, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Millinder, Lucky; Lucius Venable Millinder; bandleader, composer, arranger, dancer, nightclub performer, disc jockey, jazz musician; born 08 August 1900 in Anniston, Alabama, United States; front man for Congo Knights band which was billed as Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra; leader of the Mills Blue Rhythm Band (1934-1938); appeared in Paradise in Harlem film (1939); formed a big band (1940); featured in Boarding House Blues movie and on NBC radio's Swing time at the Savoy, an African American variety show (1948); became a disc jockey, hosting the Harlem Amateur Hour, a late-night show broadcast from the Apollo Theater on station WJZ; died 28 September 1966 in New York, United States)