Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Benny Goodman Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Robert H. Kramer's Oral History This is the oral history of Robert H. Kramer. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in September 1982. This interview included his career and love for music. Tags: 1982, Albert Spaulding, Argenta IL, Benny Goodman, Betty Turnell, big band music, Canada, Carol Lawrence, changes to music, Chicago Symphony, childhood, Cincinnati Symphony, clarinet, classical music, dance bands, Decatur IL, Decatur Municipal Band, Dick Coffeen, Doc Severinsen, interview, Jack Benny, junior high school, Kate Smith, Mattoon IL, Millikin Symphony, Millikin University, Monty Mountjoy, Mt. Zion IL, Murray College, music course, music teacher, National Symphony Orchestra, North Dakota, oral history, recording, Robert H. Kramer, September 1982, Symphony Guild, Taylorville IL, Thompson-Kramer Music, Tiny Hill band, travelling band Johnny Mercer Photograph of Johnny Mercer "Johnny Mercer, musician, writer of musical sketches for Paul Whiteman's orchestra, singer in Benny Goodman's orchestra, later worked with Bob Crosby on CBS, wrote lyrics for Jeepers Creepers, I'm An Old Cow Hand, Laura,… Tags: Benny Goodman, Bob Crosby, Decatur IL., Johnny Mercer, Musician, Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, singer, Visitors, Writer Featured Item Last Snapshot at Maxwell Place: Besalke Family Dinner Photograph of the Besalke family having dinner at Maxwell Place.