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Joni James

Joni James was born on September 22, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Giovanna Carmella Babbo. She was previously married to Gen. Bernard A. Schriever (Ret) and Tony Acquaviva. See full bio »
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 2002 Do It for Uncle Manny ("Have You Heard"nm2969198)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (performer: "How Important Can It Be" (1955))
 1987 Broken Noses (Documentary) ("Too Young")
 1981 Porky's ("Why Don't You Believe Me")
 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Five Pennies")
 1956 The Maverick Queen (performer: "The Maverick Queen")
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Sang the chart-topping tune "Why Don't You Believe Me" which debuted on 18 October 1952. The 45 remained at the top of the American charts for six weeks. See more »

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