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Jo Ann Greer (1927–2001)

Jo Ann Greer was a popular band vocalist who began singing in the late 1940's and made many Hollywood connections through her first marriage to pianist Freddie Slack. Morris Stoloff, musical director for Columbia Pictures, used her as the "ghost" singer for many actresses, most prominent of whom was Rita Hayworth, who Greer dubbed in the films "... See full bio »


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 2004 A Dirty Shame (performer: "The Hokey Pokey" - as JoAnn Greer)
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chinga (1998) ... (performer: "The Hokey Pokey" - as JoAnn Greer)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Fly Away Home: Part II (1961) ... (performer: "I Wish You Love" - uncredited)
- Fly Away Home: Part I (1961) ... (performer: "September Song", "I'll Remember April" - uncredited)
- Play It Glissando (1961) ... (performer: "Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)", "A Sunday Kind of Love" - uncredited)
 1959 Imitation of Life (performer: "Empty Arms")
 1957 Pal Joey (performer: "Zip", "Bewitched" - uncredited)
 1957 Dance Demons (Short) (performer: "Moonlight in Vermont")
 1956 The Opposite Sex (performer: "A Perfect Love" - uncredited)
 1955 5 Against the House (performer: "The Life of the Party" - uncredited)
 1955 Jupiter's Darling (performer: "I Had A Dream")
 1954 Naked Alibi (performer: "ACE IN THE HOLE")
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson (performer: "Hear No Evil, See No Evil (Speak No Evil)", "The Heat Is On!", "The Blue Pacific Blues" - uncredited)
 1953 Meet Me at the Fair (performer: "Remember the Time", "Meet Me at the Fair", "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" - uncredited)
 1952 Affair in Trinidad (performer: "I've Been Kissed Before", "Trinidad Lady" - uncredited)
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Greer dubbed Kim Novak's voice singing "Life of the Party" in the 1955 film "Five Against The House" and two years later dubbed Novak's co-star, Rita Hayworth, in "Pal Joey." Musical director Morris Stoloff preferred Greer's voice to the singer who dubbed Novak in "Pal Joey" and had her record "My Funny Valentine" with him on the album "Soundtracks, Voices and Themes" for Colpix Records. See more »

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