Kay Starr

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    Swinging With The Starr

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    Side by SideKay Starr
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    The Rock and Roll WaltzKay Starr
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    The Man with the BagKay Starr
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    Wheel of FortuneKay Starr
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    Comes A-Long A-LoveKay Starr

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        A solid jazz singer whose early recordings tended to be forgotten after her ascendancy into the commercial sphere during the mid-'50s, Kay Starr was among the first pop singer to capitalize on the "rock fad" with her 1955 novelty "Rock and Roll Waltz." Her biggest hit came with the era-defining "Wheel of Fortune," a prime slice of '50s adult pop with a suitably brassy reading. Born in Oklahoma, she moved to Dallas at a young age and made her debut on radio while still in school.... Read more

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