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    Bud and Gus Johnson. A swing drummer, kept the beat for jazz giants such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and also played with the some of the most famous acts of the post-World War II era including Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Woody Herman, Jay McShann, Eddie "Cleanhead'' Vinson, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn and Ralph Sutton. John Falter was called "America's most gifted illustrator" by artist Norman Rockwell and he produced more Saturday Evening Post covers than any illustrator except Rockwell. Falter's relationship with the Saturday Evening Post ran for two decades after his first cover featuring Benjamin Franklin appeared in 1943. Signed by the artist.

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    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
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