June Carroll (1917 – May 16, 2004) was an American lyricist, singer and actress.
Born June Sillman in Detroit, Michigan, Carroll appeared in the Broadway musical New Faces of 1952, singing the Murray Grand standard, "Guess Who I Saw Today", as well as two songs that she also wrote: "Penny Candy" and "Love is a Simple Thing".
She was the sister of the Broadway producer Leonard Sillman, and the wife of Sidney Carroll, the screenwriter. She had four children including composer Steve Reich from her first marriage, in 1935, to Leonard Reich, and Jonathan Carroll and David Carroll, American authors, from her second marriage, in 1940.
Carroll died from complications of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles at the age of 86.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1917 (Detroit), Died May 16, 2004 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter
Notes: Alternate listing for June Carroll. Sometimes listed in Victor disc label as June Sillman.
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-82304||10-in.||4/10/1934||Music in my heart||Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-101803||10-in.||5/12/1936||Tonight's the night||Ruby Newman ; Rainbow Room Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-021174||10-in.||3/16/1938||Rinka tinka man||Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Gail Reese||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-058267||10-in.||12/17/1940||How did it get so late, so early||Bea Wain||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carroll, June," accessed December 8, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110140.
Carroll, June. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110140.
"Carroll, June." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 8 December 2022.
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