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Sid Phillips - 100% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
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14 June 1902, London, England, d. 23 May 1973, Chertsey, Surrey, England. Deeply involved in the music business from childhood, Phillips played clarinet in various bands, including one led by his brothers, and also worked in music publishing and for record companies. In the early 30s he was staff arranger for the popular band led by Bert Ambrose and later became a member of Read more

Tex Beneke - 74% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gordon Beneke, 12 February 1914, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, d. 31 May 2000, Costa Mesa, California, USA. Starting out on soprano saxophone, Beneke switched to tenor, working with various bands in the south-west. In 1938, he joined Glenn Miller where, in addition to featured tenor, he was also a regular vocalist. Beneke sang with engaging charm, if limited ability, on such class Read more

Kay Kyser - 66% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James King Kern Kyser, 18 June 1906, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA, d. 23 July 1985, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. A popular band leader in the USA during the 30s and 40s, Kyser was born into an academically excellent family, and he too became a ‘professor’, though hardly in the conventional sense. While at high school he developed a flair for showmanship, a Read more

Lee Wiley - 63% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 October 1915, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, USA, d. 11 December 1975, New York City, New York, USA. While still in her early teens, Wiley left home to begin a career singing with the Leo Reisman band. Her career was interrupted when, following a fall while horse-riding, she suffered temporary blindness. She recovered her sight and at the age of 19 was back with Reisman again. She Read more

Johnny Bond - 62% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Cyrus Whitfield Bond, 1 June 1915, Enville, Oklahoma, USA, d. 12 June 1978, Burbank, California, USA. Born into a poor farming family, Bond taught himself to play ukelele and guitar and played at local dances In 1934 he moved to Oklahoma and worked on radio, appearing as Cyrus Whitfield, Johnny Whitfield and then Johnny Bond. In 1937, he worked with Jimmy Wakely and Scotty H Read more

Roy Brown - 55% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Blues Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roy James Brown 10 September 1925, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 25 May 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA. Brown formed his own gospel quartet, the Rookie Four, and frequently sang in the local church before moving to California in 1942. After two years as a professional boxer, he began entering and winning amateur talent contests with his renditions of the pop songs of h Read more

Betty Hutton - 53% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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Elizabeth June Thornburg, 26 February 1921, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA, d. 11 March 2007, Palm Springs, California, USA. A dynamic and vivacious singer and actress, while still a small child Hutton began singing in the streets to help support her impoverished family. By her early teens she was already beginning to make a name for herself when she was hired by Vincent Lopez, Read more

Helen Forrest - 52% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Helen Fogel, 12 April 1917 or 1918, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, d. 11 July 1999, Los Angeles, California, USA. Forrest began singing as child and by her mid-teenage was appearing regularly on radio in New York City. Many of her appearances were on CBS, with whom she held a salaried job, and this led to her being heard by Artie Shaw who hired her in 1937. The other band s Read more

Guy Mitchell - 44% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Albert Cernick, 22 February 1927, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 1 July 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Mitchell was an enormously popular singer in the USA and especially the UK, particularly during the 50s, with a straightforward style, rich voice and affable personality. Although his birthplace is often given as Yugoslavia, his parents’ homeland, Mitchell confirmed in a 19 Read more

The Boswell Sisters - 44% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Jazz Radio Shows Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Boswell Sisters were Connee Boswell (3 December 1907, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 11 October 1976), Martha (b. 9 July 1905, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 1958) and Helvetia, known as Vet (b. 20 May 1911, d. 12 November 1988). Born into a white middle-class family and raised in New Orleans, the sisters broke with convention by developing a close interest in black musi Read more

Cole Porter - 34% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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9 June 1891, Peru, Indiana, USA, d. 15 October 1964, Santa Monica, California, USA. One of the outstanding composers and lyricists of the twentieth century, Porter was born into a rich family, and studied music from an early age. In his teens he excelled in many academic subjects, and wrote songs and played the piano for his own amusement - activities he later pursued at Yal Read more

Dinah Shore - 25% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frances Rose Shore, 29 February 1916, Winchester, Tennessee, USA, d. 24 February 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of her country’s most enduring all-round entertainers, Shore staked her first claim to fame while still at school, on Nashville radio. Further broadcasting and theatre engagements in New York soon followed. She recorded with Xaviar Cugat and Ben Berni Read more

Johnny Mercer - 22% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Jazz Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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John Herndon Mercer, 18 November 1909, Savannah, Georgia, USA, d. 25 June 1976, Los Angeles, California, USA. A distinguished lyricist, composer and singer, Mercer was an important link with the first generation of composers of indigenous American popular music such as Jerome Kern and Harry Warren, through to post-World War II writers like Henry Mancini. Along the way, he co Read more

Al Jolson - 21% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Asa Yoelson, 26 May 1886, Srednick, Lithuania (his exact date of birth is uncertain), d. 23 October 1950, San Francisco, California, USA. Shortly before the turn of the century, Jolson’s father, Moses Yoelson, emigrated to the USA. In a few years he was able to send for his wife and four children, who joined him in Washington DC. Moses Yoelson was cantor at a synagogue Read more

Mel Blanc - 20% match to Danny Kaye

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Pop / Rock
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