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Connie Haines

Born Yvonne Jasme, big band vocalist Connie Haines began singing and dancing at an early age. Her big break came in 1935, at age 13, when she won an amateur contest on Fred Allen's NBC radio program. During the late 1930s she worked for Howard Lally's orchestra. In 1939 bandleader Harry James heard Haines rehearsing at a New York music publishing company and hired her for his band, changing her name. She left the following year and kept busy with solo engagements around the New York area before being hired by Tommy Dorsey, where she joined former James bandmate Frank Sinatra. In 1941 Haines landed the spot as featured vocalist on Abbott and Costello's radio program

Kiss The Boys Goodbye

Label: Polydor
Released: 2009

Nightingale from Savannah

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2008


Connie Haines Dies Big Band Singer Co-Starred with Sinatra

Connie Haines Dies  Big Band Singer Co-Starred with Sinatra

Connie Haines, a petite and dynamic big band singer who performed alongside Frank Sinatra in the Harry James and Tommy Dorsey orchestras Haines died Monday in Clearwater, Fla. The cause of death was myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disease. She was 87. Haines was best known as a singer with a knack for rhythm, and many ...


Connie Haines: Peppy Singer Dies at 87

Connie Haines: Peppy Singer  Dies at 87

Connie Haines, a peppy, petite, big-voiced singer with a zippy, rhythmic style who most famously teamed up with Frank Sinatra as lead vocalists with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Haines then went on to a prolific career of her own, died on Monday in Clearwater Beach, Fla. She was 87. The cause was myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular ...

Connie Haines Sings

Label: Polydor
Released: 1952

Don't Fan The Flame

Label: Polydor
Released: 1951

On Broadway With Connie Haines

Label: Polydor
Released: 0


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