Julie London

Genres: Action & Adventure Drama Easy Listening Jazz Mystery / Thriller Pop / Rock Television Vocals War Westerns
Descriptive "tags": jazz female vocalists vocal jazz swing jazz vocal Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Julie Peck, 26 September 1926, Santa Rosa, California, USA, d. 18 October 2000, Encino, California, USA. Actress-singer London was inextricably linked to the sultry Arthur Hamilton song ‘Cry Me A River’, which gave the artist her sole million-seller in 1955. Her memorable performance of the song in the movie The Girl Can’t Help It, showcased a lachrymose delivery best exemplified on her debut album Julie Is Her Name, which also featured the talent of jazz guitarist Barney Kessel. London continued to record prodigiously throughout the late 50s to the mid-60s, but this aspect of her career vied with her movie roles, notably The Great Man and A Question Of Adultery. She later appeared in several television series, often alongside her second husband and long-time producer and songwriter Bobby Troup. In 1972, she starred as nurse Dixie McCall in the popular series Emergency! The series was produced by her first husband, Jack Webb, and also starred Troup....

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