Wayne's Music June 6/7 2009. American Gals Of The 50s
A month ago on Wayne's Music we featured the British Girls of the 1950s. This week, we get out some hidden gems from their American counterparts.
I Hear You Knocking Gale Storm, a most unlikely name since she was born Josephine Owaissa Cottle., She made several films in the 40s before concentrating on recording. No More The McGuire Sisters can claim the distinction of having performed in front of no less than 5 US presidents, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan and Bush Sr, as well as Queen Elizabeth.
Too Old To Cut The Mustard a delightfully incongruous paring of Marlene Dietrich with Rosemary Clooney for this novelty number in 1952.
I Love My baby Jill Corey, another Mitch Miller prodigy. Wake The Town And Tell The People Mindy Carson with her hit song from 1955.
Dynamite Brenda Lee with the 1957 song that gave her the title "Little Miss Dynamite".
If I Give My Heart To You Doris Day.
Croce Di Ora Patti Page in 1955,her accomplishments remain unparalleled.
Cry Me A River Julie London the smokey voiced one with the immortal song from one of rock and roll's finest flicks "The Girl Can't Help It".
and many, many more ...