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King Sisters
Queens Of Song

Memories of You
It's Easy to Remember
When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
I May Be Wrong
Pagan Love Song
Miss Otis Regrets
I Don't Know Why
Cielito Linda
Basin Street Blues
The Day You Came Along
An Old Guitar and an Old Refrain
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Why Should I Cry Over You
You Made Me Love You
St. Louis Blues
I've Had My Moments
Stars Fell On Alabama
East of the Sun
By the River Sainte Marie
All Of Me
Love is the Thing
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Stomping at TheSavoy

The lovely King Sisters, hailing from Utah, were six in number, though the group usually featured four at a time, allowing for flexibility as family commitments encroached. Having been influenced by the Boswell Sisters, they sought fame and fortune in the early thirties, and began singing with bandleader Horace Heidt. Their success continued into the forties and fifties, as contemporaries of the Andrews and McGuire Sisters, and even into the 1960's, when they had their own television program, "The King Family Show." With their orchestra, conducted by Frank DeVol, the girls produced a slew of close harmony classics, from the wistful ballad, as in "The Day You Came Along" and "I Don't Know Why," to the cheerful "Cielito Linda," "You Made Me Love You" and "Pagan Love Song"; and who could forget "When The Swallows Came Back To Capistrano"? What a trip down memory lane!

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Vocal Jazz  | Accompanied | Female | United States

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