Miller's music brought comfort and pleasure during the latter depression years and all through the war years of WW2. He gave his life serving our country
The GMO comforted/entertained the world during WWII, a very difficult time. During its 3 1/2 year initial life, the band generated more #1 SINGLES THAN THE BEATLES OR ELVIS. After shooting two films for Fox(SunValley Serenade, and Orchestra Wives)Glenn joined the AAF to start a military band to entertain our troops.He died serving our country on 12/15/44.Today's "Glenn Miller Orchestra"has been traveling around the world playing over 300 dates a year since 1958!!!!!!