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Teresa Brewer (I) (1931–2007)

Teresa Brewer made her debut on "The Major Bowes Amateur Hour" radio program in 1936 and toured with the show until 1943. She made her first recording in 1949 and her first big record was "Music! Music! Music!" It debuted on 4 February 1950, was Number 1 on the Top 10 charts for four weeks, and stayed on the Top 10 charts for 17 weeks. See full bio »

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Summertime U.S.A. Herself (1953)
61* Soundtrack
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The Ed Sullivan Show Herself / Herself - Singer / Herself - Vocalist


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 2016 The Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "He Understands Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Comes But Once a Year (2010) ... (performer: "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 2009 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Frenzy (2009) ... (performer: "Pickle Up A Doodle" - uncredited)
  Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Old Bones (2008) ... (performer: "Till I Waltz Again With You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Till I Waltz Again With You" - uncredited)
 2004 Haack: The King of Techno (Documentary) (performer: "Satellite" - as Teressa Brewer)
 2003 Ramona (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Music! Music! Music!")
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (lyrics: "I Love Mickey") / (music: "I Love Mickey") / (performer: "I Love Mickey")
 1981 Porky's (performer: "'Til I Waltz Again With You")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (performer: "Till I Waltz Again with You", "A Tear Fell", "A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teresa Brewer (1977) ... (performer: "Cotton Fields", "Spinning Wheel", "Music, Music, Music")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Ricochet")
 1958 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teresa Brewer (1958) ... (performer: "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" (uncredited), "Copenhagen" (uncredited), "When It's Sleepy Time Down South", "When the Saints Go Marching In" (uncredited))
 1953 Those Redheads from Seattle ("I Guess It Was You All the Time") / (performer: "Baby, Baby, Baby", "Mr. Banjo Man")
 1951 Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two (Short) (performer: "Music! Music! Music! (Put Another Nickel In)", "Old Man Mose" - uncredited)
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Single: "Pickle Up A Doodle" / "The Rain Falls On Everyone" (Coral Records) See more »

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I could kick myself.


Dropped out of high school a couple months before graduating and moved to New York for singing engagements, altering her given name to "Teresa Brewer". Because she had skipped a grade she would have graduated early in 1947 at age 17. But because she had won a contest and was swept into singing engagements in New York earlier that year, she did not return to finish the school year. She even turned... See more »



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