Rare photographs from the dance band days

photographs submitted by Nick Marshall

featuring his grandfather, string bass and sousaphone player Harry Ball

this page first published by John Wright, 3 February 2009
last update 3 February 2009vintage@r2ok.co.uk
Billie Davies's Band
At the West End Ballroom, Birmingham, 1927. Harry Ball 4th from right.
At the Regent Dance Hall, Brighton, 1928. Harry Ball at back, right
Harry Ball, centre
Harry Ball bottom right

Stan Atkins's Band
in Welling, Kent
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in Welling, Kent

Jan Ralfini's Band
At the Locarno Ballroom, Streatham. Harry Ball at the back.
in Blackpool. Harry Ball at the back.
in Blackpool. Harry Ball, string bass.

Jan Ralfini's Band programme photos
Jan Ralfini, leader and violin
in Blackpool
Click HERE for a copy of the complete programme

Stars in Battledress
Plymouth during WW2
unknown band

on the Empress of Australia, Canada-Australia Pacific crossing
Empress of Australia, 1940s
Empress of Australia

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