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Monica Lewis

Monica Lewis (born May Lewis; May 5, 1922 – June 12, 2015) was an American jazz singer and film actress. Lewis was the longtime voice of Chiquita Banana in that company's animated ad campaign, beginning in 1947.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 5, 1922 (Chicago), Died June 12, 2015 (Woodland Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 74101 10/9/1947 I'll hold you in my heart Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74102 10/9/1947 I'll never say I love you Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74103 10/9/1947 The gentleman is a dope Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74104 10/9/1947 It's the bluest kind of blues my baby sings Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74193 12/3/1947 Let's be sweethearts again Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74194 12/3/1947 Don't call it love Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74329 12/22/1947 Just imagine-1 Bob Eberly ; Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74330 12/22/1947 Lucky in love-1 Bob Eberly ; Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74331 12/22/1947 True Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74332 12/22/1947 Crying for joy Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74398 12/24/1947 While we danced at the Mardi Gras-1 Bob Eberly ; Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74399 12/24/1947 When your hair has turned to silver-1 Bob Eberly ; Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74400 12/24/1947 In the market place of Old Monterey Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74401 12/24/1947 An old magnolia tree (Instrumental) Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74451 12/29/1947 A tree in the meadow Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74452 12/28/1947 Arm in arm Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74541 5/25/1948 Where the apple blossoms fall Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74542 5/25/1948 If I live to be a hundred Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74664 1/7/1949 Don't hang around Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 74665 1/7/1949 The tree with the red leaves Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 75237 9/7/1949 My own, my own, my all Monica Lewis vocalist  
Decca 75238 9/7/1949 The one who gets you Monica Lewis vocalist  
Signature SRC 165 10-in. approximately 1945 Day by day Monica Lewis vocalist  
Signature SRC 166 10-in. approximately 1945 The gentleman wouldn't say goodnight Monica Lewis vocalist  
Signature SRC 167 10-in. approximately 1945 Waitin' for the train to come in Monica Lewis vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 85 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lewis, Monica," accessed May 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327362.

Lewis, Monica. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327362.

"Lewis, Monica." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 May 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327362

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