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June Valli
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1930
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1993
Fort Lee
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

Singer, Actress. She appeared on the Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts Show and won, thus starting her career in the music business. RCA Victor Records soon signed her to a contract and she was also signed as a "featured vocalist" on the television show "Your Hit Parade" for 2 1/2 years. The show, which was popular in the early 1950s featured the Raymond Scott Orchestra. Her first "Hit" to make the charts was "Strange Sensations" in 1952 which made the top 25, and later that year "A shoulder to cry on" also broke the top 25. She appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show broadcast from the deck of the Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) on May 22, 1955. She recorded many songs over her long career, but the most often remembered are: "Crying in the Chapel", "I understand just how you feel" and "Unchained Melody". In the summer of 1957, she began a long association with United Fruit Company as the singing voice for the Chiquita Bananna and also co-hosted "the Andy Williams & June Valli Show" during that year. She performed with and for such other notables as Dick Clark, Dion & the Belmonts, Mel Torme and Fats Domino. Her last hit, "Apple Green", recorded on Mercury Records, broke the top 30 on the charts in 1960. She was also a guest on "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson in June, 1970. She was only 62 when she died from cancer at her home in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (bio by: db) 
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Record added: Apr 12, 2005
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June Valli
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June Valli
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loved your song in his arms really didnt know what the song was going to be and what had so many arms until i listened to one of my favorite songs
- tejasmom
 Added: Oct. 13, 2015
I think of you every day for the past20 years. Love your husband-Jimmy Merchant
- Jimmy Merchant
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013
"Apple Green " was #27 today on the Sirius/XM 60`s on 6 for April 14, 1960.....
- Steve
 Added: Apr. 14, 2012
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