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GOODRICH, Forrest. (Dubuque, IA-- ). In 1935 Goodrich, an arranger and performer on banjo and guitar, worked with the Ted Weems' Orchestra. In 1936 this was the orchestra that first gave Perry Como national exposure.



"Wins Fame as Trombonist," Telegraph-Herald and Times-Journal, April 21, 1935, p. 31