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Cal Tjader
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Gogi Grant

Knowledge Identifier: +Gogi_Grant

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Gogi Grant

American traditional pop music singer add

Category: Music

Born in 1924.

Countries: United States (67%), California (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: California, Cal Tjader, Billboard Hot 100

Linked to: Billboard, Venice High School

 

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Gogi Grant was born in 1924 add something


1951

The other solo singers were Howard Keel, who had appeared in the 1951 film version of the show, and Anne Jeffreys add something


1952

In 1952 she began to record, using first the name "Audrey Brown" and later "Audrey Grant add something


1955

In 1955 she signed with a small record company, Era Records, and had her first top ten hit with "Suddenly There's a Valley add something


1957

But despite all the accolades, Grant was unable to follow up her lone hit despite releasing five albums in a two-year span, between 1957 and 1959 add something

 

In 1957, she supplied the vocals for Ann Blyth's portrayal of Helen Morgan in the biographical film, "The Helen Morgan Story" add something

 

Moreover, she was signed to star in "The Big Beat" in the spring of 1957 add something


1958

In 1958, Grant was one of the three solo singers featured in the first stereo LP of the classic musical "Show Boat" add something

 

The film, which featured musical performances by the Cal Tjader Quintet, George Shearing, and the Del Vikings, was produced and directed by William Cowan and released in February 1958 add something


1960

Although she made albums and appeared on television into the 1960s, her popularity declined and she initially retired from singing in 1967 after a final U.S. chart single, "The Sea" add something


1961

This single returned to the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961 add something


2004

In 2004, aged 80, she made an appearance on the PBS 1950s pop music special "Magic Moments" and sang "The Wayward Wind add something


2006

One of her more notable appearances of more recent years was with the Follies on December 31, 2006 add something


2010

Grant was still performing as of 2010; she headlined with The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies in Palm Springs, California add something


2013

Grant is still performing as of 2013 - at the age of 89 add something


2016

Grant died in Los Angeles on March 10, 2016, aged 91 add something