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Julie London

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: September 26, 1926 | Died: October 18, 2000    

Julie London told Life Magazine in 1957 that she had “only a thimbleful of a voice, and I have to use it close to the microphone. But it is a kind of over-smoked voice, and it automatically sounds intimate.” Her vocal style has been described as being sultry, sexy, “come-hither”, intimate, breathy, warm, smoky, haunting, husky, sullen, sad, suggestive and seductive.

The majority of her album covers were graced by sultry, yet sophisticated pictures of Julie - the cover of her first album, Julie is Her Name, being, at the time, thought of as so sexy that it was described as “...generating enough voltage to light up a theater marquee”. The album Calendar Girl is graced with 12 “cheesecake” photos of Miss London - one for each month of the year, with an additional large photo for the “thirteenth” month on the inside of the foldout cover....
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    I'll Cry Tomorrow And Rarities

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2012
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    Eight Classic Albums

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2011
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    Julie Is Her Name Complete Sessions

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2009
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    The End Of The World / The Wonderful World Of Julie London

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2007
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    Julie Is Her Name & Lonely Girl

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2007
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    The End Of The World / The Wonderful World Of

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2007
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    26 Original Recordings : Julie Is Her Name / Lonely Girl

    Groovy Dina Productions
    2006
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