08-10-2013, 10:44 PM #1
Singer Eydie Gorme Dies at 84
Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84
BOB THOMAS, AP
7 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84.
Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit in 1963 with "Blame it on the Bossa Nova," died Saturday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas following a brief, undisclosed illness, said her publicist, Howard Bragman.
Gorme was a successful band singer and nightclub entertainer when she was invited to join the cast of Steve Allen's local New York television show in 1953.
She sang solos and also did duets and comedy skits with Lawrence, a rising young singer who had joined the show a year earlier. When the program became NBC's "Tonight Show" in 1954, the young couple went with it.
They married in Las Vegas in 1957 and later performed for audiences there. Lawrence, the couple's son David and other loved ones were by her side when she died, Bragman said...
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[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s0YvjRzrdk"]Eydie Gorme-IÂ´ll Take Romance (ABC-Paramount 9780, 1957) - YouTube[/ame]
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When I was a kid I couldn't keep their names straight as they rhymed to me....
Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence
Robert Goulet and Carol Lawrence
All of them were great!
RIP Eydie! God Bless!!
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