Rosemary Clooney - Greatest Hits 1948-1954 (CD)
Release Date: 11/08/11
Rosemary Clooney was America's most popular female vocalist of the 1950's. She developed into to one of the premier interpreters of American popular song and went on to become not only an icon of American popular music, but also an inspiration to those looking to climb out of poverty and hardship as she had done so herself. She shot to fame in the Big Band era, originally singing with her sister before taking the solo route and hitting the big time with 'Come On a My House' the first of a string of world ' wide hits. This set includes two UK No 1 hits, 'This Ole House' (later revived by Shakin' Stevens) and 'Mambo Italiano' (which returned to the charts in 2000 via the group Shaft). The albums show her versatility and the power of her performances show why she has endured for so long. This CD is a rare gem that will appeal to fans and to anyone who wants to study the development of female vocalists throughout music history.
|Genre: Adult Contemporary/MOR|