Mitch Miller
Barney Kessel
Jack Webb
(Movies & TV)
Don Bagley

See also

Julie London

Knowledge Identifier: +Julie_London


Julie London

American singer and actress add

Category: Music

Born in 1926.

Countries: United States (45%), California (40%), United Kingdom (10%)

Main connections: California, Cry Me a River, Ray Leatherwood

Linked to: Billboard, Life, HBO, Masquerade Party




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Julie London was born in 1926 add something


In 1930, when she was only 3, her family moved to San Bernardino, California, California, where Julie made her debut singing professionally on their public radio station add something


In 1941, When she was 14, the family moved to Hollywood, California add something


She graduated from the Hollywood Professional School in 1945 add something


In July 1947, she married actor Jack Webb add something


Her singing career's peak was in the 1950s as a pop and jazz singer, scoring a hit with her 1955 single "Cry Me a River" add something


In the 1950s London appeared in an advertisement for Marlboro cigarettes singing the "Marlboro Song", and in 1978 appeared in television advertisements for Rose Milk Skin Care Cream add something


Cry Me a River - "'Cry Me a River"'" is a popular American torch song, written by Arthur Hamilton and first published in 1953, and made famous in the version by Julie London, 1955


In 1954, having become somewhat reclusive after her divorce from Webb, she met jazz composer and musician Bobby Troup at a club on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles add something


London and Webb divorced in November 1954 add something


London recorded 32 albums in a career that began in 1955 with a live performance at the 881 Club in Los Angeles add something


While shopping for a record deal, she recorded four tracks that would later be included on the compilation album, "Bethlehem's Girlfriends", in 1955 add something


"Billboard" named her the most popular female vocalist for 1955, 1956, and 1957 add something


The recording became a million-seller after its release in December 1955 and sold on re-issue in April 1983 from the attention brought by a Mari Wilson cover add something


Cry Me a River - The song was offered to Peggy King, but Columbia Records A&R chief Mitch Miller objected to the word "plebian" in the lyric and its first release was by actress/singer Julie London on Liberty Records in 1955, backed by Barney Kessel on guitar and Ray Leatherwood on bass


She was the subject of a 1957 "Life" cover article in which she was quoted as saying, "It's only a thimbleful of a voice, and I have to use it close to the microphone add something


They married on December 31, 1959, and remained married until his death in February 1999 add something


Don Bagley - In 1964 he performed in Japan with Julie London


London and Troup appeared as panelists on the game show "Tattletales" several times in the 1970s add something


London suffered a stroke in 1995 and was in poor health until her death on October 18, 2000 , in Encino, California, at age 74 add something


Daughter Stacy Webb was killed in a traffic accident in 1996 add something

Julie London died in 2000 add something


The Good Life (1962 song) - A Julie London rendition was used by British Airways in its 2008 promotion of the new London Heathrow Terminal 5 facility


Jody died June 10, 2010, just 13 days after his 47th birthday add something


Her song "Love Must Be Catchin' On" appeared in the premiere episode of the ABC series "Pan Am" on Sunday, September 25, 2011 add something