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Last Update: 02-15-2013

Mickey Isley

aka: Mickey Isley

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Mickey Isley And His Dance Band Another name that Shep threw around in his stories, Mickey Isley and his Band actually did play at Hammond High.
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[ Courtesy: Steve Glazer - 02-15-2013 ]
Malcolm H. "Mickey" Isley was born in Oxford (Butler County), Ohio, on March 25, 1908. Mickey began playing with dance bands in high school, eventually becoming the leader of the Mickey Isley Orchestra and Dance Band from 1926 to the early 1960s. He often played at high schools, dance clubs, reunions, and numerous other venues in the Midwest with his 10-piece orchestra. Between 1935 and 1965, he also worked at the West Mills Division of U.S. Steel (Gary, Indiana) as a roller in the 38-inch Merchant Mill. At the time of his death in Hobart, Indiana, on February 22, 2000, at age 91 Mickey was still playing his slide trombone as a member of the Rusty Pipes, a German-music band.
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1939
Mickey Isely Band



Mickey Isley ad

Courtesy: Steve Glazer


March 03,1934
Mickey Isley ad

Courtesy: Steve Glazer


December 19,1935
Mickey Isley ad

Courtesy: Steve Glazer


May 28,1939
Mickey Isley ad

Courtesy: Steve Glazer