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Artist: Connor, Chris With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Title: Connor Sings - Kenton Swings
Format: CD
Catalog Number:2138
Barcode:5019317021382 itemnumber=1000123506
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Release Date: 05/17/2019
Availability: In Stock
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In February 1953, when Connor was singing on a live radio broadcast from the Roosevelt Hotel, June Christy (then vocalist for Stan Kenton’s band), was listening to the radio and heard her. By 1952, Kenton had rotated several female singers as replacements. In late 1952, Christy returned to the Kenton band for some sporadic engagements. When she informed Kenton again of her impending departure to pursue a solo career, she remembered Chris Connor and recommended her to Kenton. Connor auditioned and began touring and recording for the Stan Kenton band in February 1953. On February 11, 1953, Connor recorded her first sides with the Stan Kenton band. Her first song, “And The Bull Walked Around, Ole”, peaked at No. 30 on the Billboard music charts. Other songs recorded with the band were “Baia”, “Jeepers Creepers”, “If I Should Lose You”, “I Get A Kick Out Of You”, “Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen” and the song that would forever be associated with the vocalist, “All About Ronnie”. Additional songs Connor sang on the road (but never recorded with the band in studio) were “Taking A Chance On Love”, “Don’t Worry About Me”, “I’ll Remember April” and “There Will Never Be Another You”.

Track Listing
Theme - Artistry In Rhythm

Jeepers Creepers

Everything Happens To Me (Short Version)

There Will Never Be Another You

You’re Mine You

I Only Have Eyes For You

September In The Rain

All About Ronnie

Love Me Or Leave Me

If I Should Lose You


I’ll Remember April

Taking A Chance On Love

Everything Happens To Me (Long Version)

Lullaby In Rhythm

Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me

Stan Kenton Speaks About Chris

Darn That Dream

Cl. Theme - Artistry In Rhythm

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