Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the song "Come On-a My House", which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me", "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as Much", "Hey There" and "This Ole House". She also had success as a jazz vocalist. Clooney's career languished in the 1960s, partly due to problems related to depression and drug addiction, but revived in 1977, when her White Christmas co-star Bing Crosby asked her to appear with him at a show marking his 50th anniversary in show business. She continued recording until her death in 2002.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 23rd, 1928 (Maysville), Died June 29th, 2002 (Beverly Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||L 11248||11/21/1958||Love, look away||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11249||11/21/1958||Diga me||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11300||12/26/1958||'Deed I do||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11301||12/26/1958||You took advantage of me||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11302||12/26/1958||Blue moon||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11303||12/26/1958||Sing you sinners||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11304||12/26/1958||A touch of the blues||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11305||12/26/1958||I'm beginning to see the light||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11306||12/26/1958||Goody, goody||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11307||12/26/1958||Too close for comfort||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11308||12/26/1958||Do nothin' till you hear from me||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11309||12/26/1958||Moonlight Mississippi||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11310||12/26/1958||I wish I were in love again||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11311||12/26/1958||Sunday in Savannah||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11312||12/26/1958||This can't be love||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
|Decca||L 11313||12/26/1958||I gotta right to sing the blues||Rosemary Clooney||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clooney, Rosemary," accessed October 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308907.
Clooney, Rosemary. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308907.
"Clooney, Rosemary." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 1 October 2020.
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