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Frances Faye

voc, 1912-1991 US, Brooklyn
Singer / Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Frances Cohen

Frances Faye (November 4, 1912 – November 8, 1991) was a United States cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. She was born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City. She was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Frances And Her Friends on Caught In The Act by Frances Faye
St. James Infirmary on Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs by Frances Faye
Night And Day on Caught In The Act by Frances Faye
Fever on Caught In The Act by Frances Faye
Porgy and Bess: Introduction - Summertime on George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by Mel Tormé
The Man I Love on Caught In The Act by Frances Faye
Porgy and Bess: Act II: I Loves You, Porgy (Bess) on George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by Mel Tormé
Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today) on No Reservations by Frances Faye
Summertime on No Reservations by Frances Faye
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate on Caught In The Act by Frances Faye

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Summertime / Night And DayFrances Faye2017Single
Eight Classic AlbumsFrances Faye2017Compil.
No RegretsFrances Faye2006Compil.
Night & Day / Cubano ChantFrances Faye / Ben2006Single
Frances Faye Sings & Russell Garcia Conducts: The Complete Gus Wildi RecordingsFrances Faye, Russell Garcia2005Compil.
Sweet Georgia Brown / Your HeavenlyFrances Faye1964Single
You Gotta Go! Go! Go!Frances Faye1964Album
Caught In The Act Vol. 2Frances Faye1963Album
Swinging All The Way With Frances FayeFrances Faye1962Album
George Gershwin's Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye With Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Russell Garcia Conducting The Studio Orchestra, The Australian Jazz Quintet, The Pat Moran Quartet, The Stan Levey Group And Maynard Ferguson, Cat Anderson, Howard McGhee, Herbie Mann, Paul Gonsalves, Ralph Sharon, Johnny Hodges1962Album
St. James InfirmaryFrances Faye1962Single
John Henry / St. James InfirmaryFrances Faye1962Single
Frances Faye In FrenzyFrances Faye1961Album
FrenesiFrances Faye1961Single
Sings The BluesFrances Faye1961Album
Night And Day / I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister KateFrances Faye1960Single
Caught In The ActFrances Faye1959Album
Frances And Her FriendsFrances Faye1959Single
Frances Faye Swings Fats DominoFrances Faye1958Album
Frances Faye Sings Folk SongsFrances Faye1957Album
Relaxin With Frances FayeFrances Faye1957Album
Toreador / All Of A Sudden My Heart SingsFrances Faye1957Single
Frances Faye Sings Folk SongsFrances Faye1957Album
Lonesome Road / Somebody Loves MeFrances Faye1957Single
George Gershwin's Porgy & BessFrances Faye And Mel Tormé Featuring The Bethlehem Orchestra And Duke Ellington And His Orchestra1956Album
No ReservationsFrances Faye1955Album
I'm Wild AgainFrances Faye1955Album
SummertimeFrances Faye1954Single
Dummy Song / Uh-HuhFrances Faye1953Single
My Last AffairFrances Faye1953Single
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas / FrenesiFrances FayeSingle
Night and Day / Tweet, Tweet, TweetheartFrances FayeSingle
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate / She LooksFrances FayeSingle
Comin Home BabyFrances FayeSingle
My Blue Heaven / It's You I LoveFrances FayeSingle
I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate / She LooksFrances FayeAlbum
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