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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|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|
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.
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