Judy Garland (right) sang "I Got Rhythm" in the 1943 movie version of the 1930s musical Girl Crazy. Courtesy of MGM hide caption

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Sidney Bechet, early 1950s. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Sidney Bechet, 'Soprano Sax King'

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Sidney Bechet: 'The Sidney Bechet Story'

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