Big band singers

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  1. Doris Day
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    Doris Day

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    Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 or 1924) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist.


  2. Linda Ronstadt
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    Linda Ronstadt

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    Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Golden Globe award.


  3. Peggy Lee
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    Peggy Lee

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    Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs.


  4. Dick Powell
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    Dick Powell

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    Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell (November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American singer, actor, film producer, film director and studio head. Though he came to stardom as a musical comedy performer, he showed versatility and successfully transformed into a hardbitten leading man starring in projects of a more dramatic nature. He was the first actor to portray the private detective Philip Marlowe on screen.


  5. Ginny Simms
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    Ginny Simms

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    Ginny Simms (May 13, 1913 – April 4, 1994; also known as Virginia E. Eastvold) was an American popular singer and film actress. She labeled with Dinah Shore, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Jo Stafford and others.


  6. Kay Starr
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    Kay Starr

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    Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American pop and jazz singer who enjoyed considerable success in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Rock And Roll Waltz".


  7. Anita O'Day
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    Anita O'Day

    4,973 views


  8. Hal Linden
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    Hal Linden

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    Hal Linden (born March 20, 1931) is an American stage and screen actor, television director and musician.


  9. Kitty Kallen
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    Kitty Kallen

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    Kitty Kallen (May 25, 1921 – January 7, 2016) was an American popular singer whose career spanned from the 1930s to the 1960s,to include the Swing era of the Big Band years, the post-WWII pop scene and the early years of rock 'n roll. She performed with some of the most popular big bands of the 1940s, including those of Jimmy Dorsey and Harry James, before striking out on a solo career.


  10. Guy Hovis
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    Guy Hovis

    4,409 views


  11. Marion Hutton
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    Marion Hutton

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    Marion Hutton (March 10, 1919 – January 10, 1987) was an American singer and actress. She is best remembered for her singing with the Glenn Miller Orchestra from 1938-1942. She was the sister of actress/singer Betty Hutton.


  12. Ralna English
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    Ralna English

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    Ralna Eve English is an American-born singer (born June 19, 1942, Haskell, Texas) who gained fame as half of the husband-and-wife singing duo of Guy & Ralna with then-husband Guy Hovis, both of whom were featured performers on The Lawrence Welk Show.


  13. Leah Ray
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    Leah Ray

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    Leah Ray Hubbard Werblin (February 16, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an American singer born in Norfolk, Virginia who performed in the Big Band era and who sang and acted in more than a dozen motion pictures, including the short film which was Bob Hope's movie debut, Going Spanish (1934), and The Holy Terror (1937).


  14. Johnny Desmond
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    Johnny Desmond

    625 views

    Johnny Desmond (November 14, 1919 – September 6, 1985), born Giovanni Alfredo De Simone, was an American popular music singer.


  15. Fran Warren
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    Fran Warren

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    Frances Wolfe (March 4, 1926 – March 4, 2013), known by her stage name, Fran Warren, was an American popular singer.


  16. Bob Eberly
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    Bob Eberly

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    Bob Eberly (July 24, 1916, Mechanicville, New York – November 17, 1981, Glen Burnie, Maryland) was a big band vocalist, best known for his association with Jimmy Dorsey and his duets with Helen O'Connell.


  17. Al Hibbler
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    Al Hibbler

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    Albert George "Al" Hibbler (August 16, 1915 – April 24, 2001) was an American baritone vocalist, who sang with Duke Ellington's orchestra before having several pop hits as a solo artist. Some of Hibbler's singing is classified as rhythm and blues, but he is best seen as a bridge between R&B and traditional pop music. According to one authority, "Hibbler cannot be regarded as a jazz singer but as an exceptionally good interpreter of twentieth-century popular songs who happened to work with some of the best jazz musicians of the time."


  18. Snooky Lanson
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    Snooky Lanson

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    Roy Landman (March 27, 1914–July 2, 1990), better known as Snooky Lanson, was an American singer known for co-starring on the NBC television series Your Hit Parade.


  19. Eddy Howard
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    Eddy Howard

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    Edward Evan Duncan "Eddy" Howard (September 12, 1914 – May 23, 1963) was an American vocalist and bandleader who was popular during the 1940s and 1950s.


  20. Helen O'Connell
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    Helen O'Connell

    127 views


  21. Ray Eberle
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    Ray Eberle

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    Raymond "Ray" Eberle (born January 19, 1919, Mechanicville, New York — died August 25, 1979, Douglasville, Georgia) was a vocalist during the Big Band Era. Eberle sang with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.


  22. Beryl Davis
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    Beryl Davis

    87 views


  23. Tanya Falan Welk-Roberts
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    Tanya Falan Welk-Roberts

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    Tanya Falan Welk (born May 4, 1948) is an American singer who appeared on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1968 to 1977.


  24. Don Cornell
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    Don Cornell

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    Don Cornell (April 21, 1919 – February 23, 2004) was an American singer prominent mainly in the 1940s and 1950s noted for his smooth but robust baritone voice.


  25. Sam Browne (musician)
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    Sam Browne (musician)

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    Sam Browne (1898–1972) was an English dance band singer, who became one of the most popular British dance band vocalists of the 1930s. He is remembered for singing with Jack Hylton and with Ambrose and his Orchestra, at the Mayfair Hotel and Embassy Club, with whom he made many recordings from 1930 to 1942, and for his duets and variety performances with the singer, Elsie Carlisle.


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