Kay Armen

Armenuhi Manoogian (Armenian: Արմենուհի Մանուկեան); November 2, 1915 – October 3, 2011), better known by her stage name Kay Armen, was an American-Armenian singer popular during the 1940s and 1950s. Her career in show business spanned almost six decades; she worked on stage and in radio, television, and film. She wrote multiple songs, performed in nightclubs and recorded many records.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 2, 1915 (Chicago), Died October 3, 2011 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71435 10-in. 9/15/1943 The dreamer Kay Armen ; The Balladiers vocalist  
Decca 71436 10-in. 9/15/1943 How sweet you are Kay Armen ; The Balladiers vocalist  
Decca 71437 10-in. 9/15/1943 Later tonight Kay Armen ; The Balladiers vocalist  
Decca 71438 10-in. 9/15/1943 Cuddle up a little closer Kay Armen ; The Balladiers vocalist  
Decca 72739 10-in. 2/23/1945 All at once Kay Armen ; Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist  
Decca 72740 10-in. 2/23/1945 Back home for keeps Kay Armen ; Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist  
Decca 72741 10-in. 2/23/1945 Frahngee-pahnee Kay Armen ; Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist  
Decca 72742 10-in. 2/23/1945 Poor Lenore Kay Armen ; Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians vocalist  
Decca 102073 4/10/1957 With this pen-1 Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 102074 4/10/1957 Don't be afraid Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 102075 4/10/1957 Going, going, gone Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 103341 9/20/1957 Till Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 103342 9/20/1957 Scarlet ribbons (for her hair) Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 103343 9/20/1957 Ha! Ha! Ha! Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 103344 9/20/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105719 9/25/1958 Alice blue gown Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105720 9/25/1958 (What can I say) After I say I'm sorry Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105721 9/25/1958 Lonesome and sorry Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105722 9/25/1958 Rose of Washington Square Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105723 9/25/1958 Somebody loves you Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105724 9/29/1958 The love nest Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105725 9/29/1958 When you were sweet sixteen Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105726 9/29/1958 You know you belong to somebody else Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 105727 9/29/1958 Everything is peaches down in Georgia Kay Armen vocalist  
Decca 107582 6/11/1959 Anna-Bosha Kay Armen vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Armen, Kay," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200329.

Armen, Kay. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200329.

"Armen, Kay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/200329

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