Evelyn Knight

Evelyn Knight

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Evelyn Knight (b. December 31, 1917, Reedville, Virginia - d. September 28, 2007, San Jose, California) was a popular American singer of the 1940s and 1950s. In 1948, she recorded "A Little Bird Told Me" with The Stardusters, which was #1 for seven weeks and stayed on the charts for five months. Later that year she recorded "Powder Your Face with Sunshine"; which also hit #1 and remained on the charts well into the following year. Knight had other hits including "Buttons and Bows" in 1948, which Bob Hope also sang in the film The Paleface. The song was also recorded by, and successful for, Dinah Shore. A list of some of her hits appears below. In 1950, she released "Candy and Cake," originally sung by Mindy Carson, and "All Dressed Up to Smile" with the Ray Charles singers.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135748610
  • 9786135748611