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“Mamma” – Connie Francis

“Mamma” Connie Francis *   Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1937) is an American pop singer and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although her chart success waned in the second half of the 1960s, Francis remained a top concert draw. Despite several severe interruptions in her career, she is still […]

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Bobby Darin and Connie Francis – Singing Together – Circa early 60’s

Bobby Darin and Connie Francis – Singing Together – Circa early 60’s   Back in the day there were no two pop singers more popular than Bobby and Connie.    * Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1937) is an American pop singer and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although her […]

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Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana Copy

Connie Francis – La Chitarra Romana – Written by Eldo Di Lazzaro in 1934, La Chitarra Romana is an undisputed classic of the Italian song: the melody was arranged from Tango to the Romanza It was sung by Lando Fiorini and Claudio Villa, among others. This is Connie’s version. Hope you enjoy. Sotto un manto […]

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Connie Francis – “My Roman Guitar” La Chitarra Romana

Connie Francis “La Chitarra Romana” Roman Guitar * La Chitarra Romana is performed here by the Wonderful Connie Francis.   The song although recorded many years ago now appears on the compilation album The Italian Collection, Volume 1 (1997). Connie’s Voice is Smooth as Silk *   Written by Eldo Di Lazzaro in 1934, is an undisputed classic […]

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Connie Francis -Talks about “Who’s Sorry Now”

Connie Francis – Talks about “Who’s Sorry Now” Connie Francis talks about how her father insisted that she record the song – “Who’s Sorry Now”. Her first #1 Hit….In her autobiography Who’s Sorry Now, published in 1984, Connie Francis recalls that she was encouraged by her father, George Franconero. He insisted that she appear regularly […]

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