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U.S. President George W. Bush signs the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, on December 20, 2006, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House. Looking on (from left) are Rep. Tom Davis, R-VA, Sen. Susan Collins, R-ME, Rep. Danny Davis, D-IL and Rep. John McHugh, R-NY. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Danny Davis (May 29, 1925 – June 12, 2008) was a band leader, vocalist and producer and founder/leader of the Nashville Brass.

Danny Davis was born as George Nowlan into a large Irish-Catholic family in Dorchester, Massachusetts (one of his brothers became a priest who at one time was assigned to the Vatican). When he became a professional musician, he changed his name to Danny Davis because MGM executive Harry Meseron told him that "he looked like a Danny." He took the last name Davis because it was a common name in the South.

Davis's father died when he was five years old. His mother supported the family by giving music lessons (piano and voice) in the family home.

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