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Rosemary Clooney

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Rosemary Clooney's Biography

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House" written by William Saroyan and his cousin Ross Bagdasarian (better known as David Seville, the father figure of Alvin and the Chipmunks), which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me" (a cover version of the Italian song Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina by Alberto Rabagliati), "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as Much", "Hey There" and "This Ole House", although she had success as a jazz vocalist. Clooney's career languished in the 1960s, partly due to problems related to depression and drug addiction, but revived in 1977, when her White Christmas co-star Bing Crosby asked her to appear with him at a show marking his 50th anniversary in show business. She continued recording until her death in 2002. She was the aunt of Academy Award winning actor George Clooney.

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    When it comes down to it I think George Clooney is gay. Now people will say, but he dated so many women! To that I would say, and? He is Rock Hudson gay, which seems like something the child of Rosemary Clooney would be. He was ...
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    Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, the Andrews Sisters, Louis Armstrong ... these were the musicians I grew up with, the singers of my parents' (and grandparents') generation. I don't remember how I was introduced to classical&
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    I'm waiting for Judy Garland and Rosemary Clooney. Suzy Snowflake and some chestnuts roasting. Why, you may ask, am I listening to Christmas music in the middle of March? Because it lifts my spirits for some reason. Makes me happy.

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