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Bea Wain


Big band-era vocalist Bea Wain (formerly Wayne) was created Apr 30, 1917 in NEW YORK; after learning piano as a kid, she continued to appear around the NBC radio series Children’s Hour, and in her teenagers sang with vocal organizations headlined by Fred Waring, Kay Thompson among others. Following a stint using the Gene Kardos Orchestra, in 1937 Wain became a member of previous Tommy Dorsey arranger Larry Clinton and His Orchestra, where in the next 12 months her warm, interesting voice was presented on some strikes including “Deep Crimson,” “Martha,” “Core,” “My Reverie” and several others. So excellent was Wain’s achievement that in 1939, a Billboard publication poll called her the year’s most widely used female music group vocalist; she remaining Clinton within the spring of this 12 months to pursue a single profession, and her string of strikes continued with attempts including “I’m Nobody’s Baby,” “SHOULD I Be concerned?” and “Kiss the Males Goodbye.” A regular guest on displays including Your Strike Parade and Quaker Party, Wain and her spouse, radio announcer Andre Bruch, later on co-hosted their very own series, Mr. and Mrs. Music, ultimately retiring to Florida through the 1970s.

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Full Name Bea Wain
Date Of Birth April 30, 1917
Died August 19, 2017, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Profession Singer
Nationality American
Spouse André Baruch
Music Songs Heart and Soul, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, I Get Along Without You Very Well, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Dancing in the Dark, I Double Dare You, My Reverie, Kiss the Boys Goodbye, I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance, Our Love Affair, Oh, You Crazy Moon, My Sister and I, You Can Depend on Me, That's How I Got My Start, The Dipsy Doodle, Do I Worry?, I Don't Want to Cry Anymore, You Started Something, The Birth of the Blues, Peekaboo to You, I Could Make You Care, Love Is Here To Stay, I'm Nobody's Baby, Stormy Weather, Blue Rain, Do I Love You, I Fall In Love With You Every Day, Hello Ma I Done It Again, Old Folks, Make With The Kisses, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, I Said No
Albums Jubilee, You Started Something, The Very Best Of, Do I Worry, Essential Hits, Deep Purple, My Reverie

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1 Singer with Larry Clinton's orchestra and on radio in 1930s and 1940s.



Mildred Pierce 2011 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
My Music: The Big Band Years 2009 TV Movie performer: "Heart and Soul"
One Hour Photo 2002 performer: "My Reverie"
The Dipsy Doodler 1940 Short performer: "Dancing in the Dark", "Get Happy"
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra 1939 Short performer: "Old Folks", "Corn Pickin'" - uncredited



Family Feud 1983 TV Series Herself
Upbeat in Music 1943 Documentary short Herself
The Dipsy Doodler 1940 Short Herself - Singer
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra 1939 Short Herself

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My Music: Starlight Ballroom 2015 TV Movie Herself
My Music: The Big Band Years 2009 TV Movie Herself

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