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Connie Francis singer and some time actress is perhaps the best girl singer of the late fifties and early sixties. Some say she is one of the best all-time singers. Her song style is filled with emotions which her audience feels. Connie Francis is the top teen singer with hit songs such as Who's Sorry Now, My Happiness, Where The Boys Are, Many Tears Ago - her MGM records are million sellers. Ahead you will find a 1950's bio, song list, movies, and movie magazine pictures from the late 1950's and early 1960's - plus two pictures of the popular dress style showing late 1950s fashion. These Connie Francis pictures are restored from this 1950s teenager's saved scrapbooks.

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Singer / Actress
Top early song: Lipstick On Your Collar
1960's TV: American Bandstand

Birthdate:
December 12, 1938

Birthname:
Concetta Franconero


Connie Francis biography / Early bio:

Connie Francis shows talent as a child. She sings and plays accordian at local events, sings at Palisades Park, appears on The Arthur Godfrey's TV talent show. She becomes a regular on the Star Time TV show. At age 16 she is signed to a contract at MGM Records. In 1957 she has her first charted hit (The Majesty of Love) with country singer Marvin Rainwater. In 1958 she records Who's Sorry Now which hits #4 on the Charts. For info on Connie Francis later bio check out IMDb.com

Connie Francis songs / song list:

1958: Who's Sorry Now (#4); I'm Sorry I Made You Cry (#36); Heartaches/I Miss You So (uncharted); Stupid Cupid (#17); Fallin (#30);   1959: My Happiness (#2); If I Didn't Care (#22); Frankie (#9); Lipstick On Your Collar (#5); You're Gonna Miss Me (#34); Plenty Good Lovin' (#69); Among My Souvenirs (#7); God Bless America (#36);   1960: Mama (#8); Italian Favorites (#4 Album); Connie's Greatest Hits (#17 Album); Teddy (#17); Everybody's Somebody's Fool (#1); Jealous of You (#19); My Heart Has A Mind Of It's Own (#1); Malaquena (#42); Many Tears Ago (#7); Senza Mamma (#87); More Italian Favorites (#9 Album);   1961: Where The Boys Are (#4); No One (#34); Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart (#7); Connie At The Copa (#65 Album); Jewish Favorites (#69 Album); Together (#6); Too Many Rules (#72); More Greatest Hits (#39 Album); (He's My)Dreamboat (#14); Hollywood (#42): Never On Sunday (#11 Album); When The Boy In Your Arms(Is The Boy In Your Heart) (#10); Baby's First Christmas (#26);   1962: Don't Break The Heart That Loves You(#1); Do The Twist (#47); Second Hand Love (#7); Connie Francis Sings (#111 Album); Vacation(#9); I Was Such A Fool(To Fall In Love With You)(#24);He Still Thinks I Care (#57); Country Music Connie Style (#22 Album);   1963: I'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter (#18); Al Di La (#90); Follow The Boys (#17); If My Pillow Could Talk (#23); Drowning My Sorrows (#36); Your Other Love (#28); In The Summer Of His Years (#46 Song about President Kennedy); Modern Italian Hits (#103 Album); Follow The Boys (#66 Album); Award Winning Motion Picture Hits (#108 Album); Great American Waltzes (#94 Album); Big Hits From Italy (#70 Album);The Very Best Of Connie Francis (#68 Album);   1964: Blue Winter (#24); Be Anything (But Be Mine) (#25); Looking For Love (#45);Don't Ever Leave (#42); In The Summer Of His Years(#126 Album); Looking For Love (#122 Album); A New Kind Of Connie (149 Album);   1965: Whose Heart Are You Breaking (#43); For Mama (#48); Wishing It Was You (#57); Forget Domani(#79); Connie Francis Sings For Mama (#78 Album); Jealous Heart (#47);   1966: When The Boys Meets The Girls (#61 Album);   1969: The Wedding Cake(#91).

Connie Francis Movies / Movie:

Movies: Jamboree (1957 singing voice); Where The Boys Are (1960); Follow The Boys (1963); Looking For Love (1964); When The Boys Meet The Girls (1965).

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** 1955:   Dubs the singing voice for female star Tuesday Weld in the movie Rock Rock Rock

** 1957:   Who's Sorry Now plays on the first broadcast of American Bandstand. Dick Clark promotes Connie as "heading straight for the number one spot".

** 1960:   Everybody's Some Body's Fool charts at #1.

** 1960, 1961, 1962:   Connie Francis wins the NARM award for Best Selling Female Artist

** 1961:   Performs at The 33rd Annual Academy Awards, sings "Never on Sunday"



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