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The Dorsey Brothers - 81% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Jane Froman - 75% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Ellen Jane Froman, 10 November 1911, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, d. 22 April 1980, Columbia, Missouri, USA. Raised in Columbia, Missouri, where her mother was head of music at the Christian College, Froman showed early musical promise. Educated at the College and later at the University of Missouri and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, she began singing professionally whil Read more

Betty Grable - 73% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 December 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An actress, singer and dancer in movie musicals of the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A beautiful blonde with a peaches-and-cream complexion, during World War II the famous picture of her wearing a white bathing suit displaying her shapely legs (which were reportedly ins Read more

Jessie Matthews - 71% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 March 1907, London, England, d. 19 August 1981, Pinner, Middlesex, England. A member of a large and poor family, Matthews became a professional dancer at the age of 10. After a few years in the chorus of several shows in London’s West End, she achieved recognition with a series of ingénue roles and some bit parts in films. After appearing in stage production s Read more

Helen Ward - 47% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 September 1916, New York City, New York, USA, d. 21 April 1998, Arlington, Virginia, USA. Ward studied piano as a child before taking up singing, and by her early teens was on radio in New York. When she was 17 she worked with the Latin band of violinist Enric Madriguera. In 1934 she was working as a staff singer at NBC’s studios where Benny Goodman was playing on th Read more

Teddi King - 34% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Theodora King, 18 September 1929, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, d. 18 November 1977. Teddi King was a jazz pop singer who enjoyed some crossover success on the 50s pop charts. Her singing career began upon graduation from high school. After working with the bands of Jack Edwards and George Graham she joined Nat Pierce’s band in 1951, with which she made her recording debu Read more

Ted Lewis - 29% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s
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Helen Kane - 23% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Helen Schroder, 4 August 1904, New York, USA, d. 26 September 1966. Kane is remembered these days as the singer portrayed by Debbie Reynolds in Three Little Words, the 1950 film biography of songwriters Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Kane, (who dubbed Reynolds’ vocals), was the baby-voiced singer who rose to fame on Broadway in the late 20s. She began her career in vaude Read more

Julia Lee - 22% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 October 1902, Booneville, Missouri, USA, d. 8 December 1958, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Beginning her career as a pianist and singer while in her early teens, Lee joined a band led by her brother, George E. Lee (1896-1958), a popular vocalist whose ‘Novelty Singing Orchestra’ played extensively in and around Kansas City. Despite the musical advances being made Read more

Bob Eberly - 20% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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Robert Eberle, 24 July 1916, Mechanicsville, New York, USA, d. 17 November 1981, Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA. One of the most popular dance band vocalists of the 40s, Eberly’s success was linked with that of Helen O’Connell, with whom he recorded a number of tempo-switching hit records. Eberly changed his surname early in his career to avoid confusion with his young Read more

Adrian Rollini - 19% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1904, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1956, Homestead, Florida, USA. After starting out on piano and xylophone, Rollini switched to bass saxophone in the early 20s. As a member of the prolific recording band the California Ramblers he played with many leading jazzmen of the day including Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer and Red Nichols. His younger brother, A Read more

Banu Gibson - 17% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 October 1947, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Raised in Hollywood, Florida, Gibson performed from early childhood. She studied dance and singing and while still in school was appearing professionally. She extended her studies in college meanwhile maintaining her connection with showbusiness by performing at local clubs and theatres. She toured the USA and also visited Canada and Cuba. Read more

Eva Taylor - 17% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s
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Irene Gibbons, 22 January 1895, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, d. 31 October 1977, Mineola, New York, USA. On stage from the age of three, Taylor had toured the Antipodes and Europe before her teens. In 1921 she settled in New York and married the band leader, pianist and composer Clarence Williams. She pursued a prolific career in musical theatre, recording and especially appear Read more

Connee Boswell - 14% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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3 December 1907, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 11 October 1976, New York City, New York, USA. An outstanding singer with enormous but often uncredited influence, Boswell claimed to have been inspired by singers as diverse as Bessie Smith and Enrico Caruso. According to outside sources, Connee and her sisters, Martha and Helvetia, were both influenced and encouraged by the N Read more

Mound City Blue Blowers - 14% match to Lee Morse

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1924 by Red McKenzie as a novelty group, the Mound City Blue Blowers expanded to include Eddie Lang, with whom they visited London in the mid-20s. Later the band became a more orthodox, and often much larger, dixieland outfit under McKenzie’s leadership. In its bigger form the band was occasionally home in the late 20s to leading musicians such as Eddie Condon, G Read more


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