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June Christy (1925–1990)

She was Stan Kenton's big band singer, replacing Anita O'Day in 1945. She also worked with Bruce Boyd Raeburn and his orchestra before she joined the Kenton band. This blonde, blue-eyed singer is one of the most talented female singers in the history of jazz. She recorded many albums for Capitol records in the fifties, the most famous: "Something ... See full bio »

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Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
Take the Lead
Take the Lead Soundtrack
Don Cornell Sings
Don Cornell Sings Herself - Singer


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 2009 Weeds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- All About My Mom (2009) ... (performer: "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening" - uncredited)
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "I Like That You Can't Take That Away from Me", "They Can't Take That Away from Me")
 1996 Mulholland Falls (performer: "Something Cool")
 1995 Cafe Society (performer: "Don't Explain" (1944))
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) (performer: "Get Happy")
 1952 Don Cornell Sings (Short) (performer: "Some Folks Do")
 1947 Let's Make Rhythm (Short) (performer: "Down in Chihuahua")
 1947 Stan Kenton and His Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Kenton Blues", "I Been Down in Texas" (uncredited))
 1945 It's Been a Long Long Time (Short) (performer: "It's Been a Long, Long Time")
 1945 Tampico (Short) (performer: "Tampico")
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Album: "Ballads for Night People", 1959.

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Jazz-style big-band singer.

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