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January 17, 2012


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Bill Kirchner

Mavis Rivers' son is composer/arranger/saxophonist/bandleader Matt Catingub.

Kevin Bowen

About Mavis Rivers. I have all of her 78rpm records which she recorded in New Zealand and have transferred them all onto CD,s. In New Zealand Mavis also sang in the group called "The Rivers Sisters" of which I also have these recordings on a CD.
Kevin Bowen.

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