Thursday, December 01, 2011

Marion Holmes DeFore, R. I. P.

NY Daily News: Marion Holmes Defore, a big band singer of the 1930s best known for her novelty vocals, died Nov. 17 in Santa Monica, Calif. She was 93. Her hits, mostly recorded when she was the lead vocalist for Art Kassel and His Kassels in the Air, included “I’m a Little Teapot” and “Alexander the Swoose (Half Swan, Half Goose).”

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

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