Frances Wayne

Frances Wayne (born Chiarina Francesca Bartocci or Clara Bertocci, August 26, 1924 – February 6, 1978) was an American jazz vocalist. She was best known for her recording of ''Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe."

Birth and Death Data: Born August 26th, 1924 (Boston), Died February 6th, 1978 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71098 10-in. 7/17/1942 That old black magic Charlie Barnet Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71498 10-in. 11/8/1943 The music stopped Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71500 10-in. 11/8/1943 I couldn't sleep a wink last night Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71626 10-in. 1/8/1944 Noah-1 Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71627 10-in. 1/8/1944 I've got you under my skin-1 Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71628 10-in. 1/8/1944 I get a kick out of you-1 Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71629 10-in. 1/8/1944 I'll get by Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71903 10-in. 3/23/1944 Irresistible you Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71904 10-in. 3/23/1944 It must be jelly Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71906 10-in. 3/24/1944 Don't change horses Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71939 4/5/1944 As long as I live Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 71941[a] 4/5/1944 Blue lullaby Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81328 8/1/1951 The kissing bug boogie Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81329 8/1/1951 (I wouldn't be where I am) If you hadn't gone away Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81397 8/14/1951 A cabin in the cotton Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81398 8/14/1951 Bing bong bing Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 81750 10/22/1951 Regular man Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82042 12/27/1951 You're the only one I love Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82043 12/27/1951 Don't be that way Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82256 2/6/1952 Always Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82605 4/3/1952 Everytime Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82606 4/3/1952 Lonesome and blue Neal Hefti Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 82885 5/27/1952 Do you care? Neal Hefti Orchestra ; Frances Wayne vocalist  
Decca 82888 5/27/1952 Siboney Neal Hefti Orchestra ; Frances Wayne vocalist  
Decca 83144 7/23/1952 Somebody loves me Neal Hefti Orchestra ; Frances Wayne vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wayne, Frances," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350209.

Wayne, Frances. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350209.

"Wayne, Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350209

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