Kay Starr

Kay Starr
1922 - 2016

Kay Starr  American Singer

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First Name Kay
Last Name Starr
Full Name at Birth Katherine Laverne Starks
Age 94 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st July, 1922
Birthplace Dougherty, Oklahoma, USA
Died 3rd November, 2016
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death complications of Alzheimer’s disease
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop, Jazz, Jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1939–present
Music Style Jazz, Swing, Vocal Pop, Standards, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Confident, Earnest, Rousing, Plaintive, Innocent, Whimsical, Fun, Carefree
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Capitol, RCA Victor
Official Websites http://members.tripod.com/~Kay_Starr/main.html

Katherine Laverne Starks (July 21, 1922 – November 3, 2016), known as Kay Starr, was an American pop and jazz singer who enjoyed considerable success in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Rock And Roll Waltz".

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington1962Katie McGrawTV Show
The Mike Douglas Show1961Heself - VocalistTV Show
The Pied Piper of Hamelin1957John's MotherTV Movie
The Honeymooners1955Hucklebuck Singer (voice)TV Show
Producers' Showcase1954TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Ruby - San Fernando's AccompliceTV Show
All Star Revue1950Guest VocalistTV Show
When You're Smiling1950Kay StarrMovie
Make Believe Ballroom1949Singer Kay StarrMovie
Down to Earth1947Georgia's Singing Voice (voice, uncredited)Movie
Stop That Dancin' Up There1944Movie
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thriftstorejunkiethriftstorejunkieApr 8, 2009

I love Kay Starr. Her voice is strong, clear, and slightly quivery and husky; and so distinguishably her own. It doesn`t matter what she sings (country, blues, jazz, pop-standards, etc.) I can listen to her sing all day.

live4marilynSep 17, 2008

She is a beautiful Singer!


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