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Carol Connors

voc, *1940 US, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Pop and Rock
A.k.a. Annette Kleinbard

American singer-songwriter born on November 13, 1940 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Lead singer of the pop vocal trio known as The Teddy Bears, which also included Phil Spector. The Teddy Bears' only major hit, "To Know Him Is To Love Him,".The trio disbanded because of the failure of their follow-up singles and the fact that Spector preferred working behind the scenes to performing. Some years later she legally changed her name to Carol Connors. She co-wrote (with Ayn Robbins and Bill Conti) "Gonna Fly Now", the theme song from the film Rocky, which earned her an Academy Award nomination. Other songwriting credits include the Rip Chords' 1964 hit "Hey Little Cobra", the 1980 hit Billy Preston/Syreeta Wright duet "With You I'm Born Again," and "Madonna in the Mirror", the finale song to A&E's 15 Films About Madonna.

        
Genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Big, Big Love on Big, Big Love by Carol Connors
Tommy Go Away on 60's Jukebox Hits - Vol. 4 by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
That's All It Takes / I Wanna KnowCarol Connors2014Single
Carol Connors 1960-1965Carol Connors2003Compil.
The Rescuers: Songs From The Rescuers And The Rescuers Down UnderBruce Broughton, Carol Connors, Sammy Fain2002Compil.
Walt Disney's The RescuersSammy Fain, Ayn Robbins, Carol Connors1977Album
Discover Jamaica, Discover MeCarol Connors1976Single
My Baby Looks, But He Don't TouchCarol Connors1965Single
Angel, My AngelCarol Connors1964Single
Yum Yum YamahaCarol Connors And The Cycles1963Single
What Do You See In HimCarol Connors With Hank Levine And His Orchestra1962Single
Tommy Go AwayCarol Connors1962Single
Listen To The Beat / My Special BoyCarol ConnorsSingle
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