Shirley Ross

Shirley Ross (born Bernice Maude Gaunt, January 7, 1913 – March 9, 1975) was an American actress and singer, notable for her duet with Bob Hope, "Thanks for the Memory" from The Big Broadcast of 1938. She appeared in 25 feature films between 1933 and 1945, including singing earlier and wholly different lyrics for the Rodgers and Hart song in Manhattan Melodrama (1934) that later became "Blue Moon."

Birth and Death Data: Born January 7, 1913 (Omaha), Died March 9, 1975 (Menlo Park)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 67259 10-in. 3/2/1940 It never entered my mind Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca 67260 10-in. 3/2/1940 From another world Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca 67261 10-in. 3/2/1940 Nothing but you Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca 67262 10-in. 3/2/1940 Ev'ry Sunday afternoon Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1582 10-in. 11/23/1938 Two sleepy people Bob Hope ; Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1583 10-in. 11/23/1938 Thanks for the memory Bob Hope ; Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1779 10-in. 6/16/1939 The lady's in love with you Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1780 10-in. 6/16/1939 Penthouse serenade (When we're alone) Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1808 10-in. 7/5/1939 Mine Shirley Ross vocalist  
Decca DLA 1809 10-in. 7/5/1939 That certain feeling Shirley Ross vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ross, Shirley," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341150.

Ross, Shirley. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341150.

"Ross, Shirley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/341150

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