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April 21, 2021
In April 1945, tragedy struck the Indiana Avenue music scene. A car crash in South Carolina took the life of Trevor Bacon, one of the brightest stars to emerge from Indiana Avenue. Trevor Bacon achieved national recognition as a vocalist and guitarist with the Lucky Millinder Orchestra. During his time in Millinder’s band, Bacon shared lead vocals with the gospel music icon Sister Rosetta Tharpe.