Remembering Debbie Reynolds - At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 1 at the Hamilton Library, singer and actress Jan Sandwich presents the song stylings of the great Debbie Reynolds, along with stories from her life. To psych yourself up for this live performance, why not check out what Freegal has to offer from Ms. Reynolds? Freegal is available through the library’s website and allows you to download 5 songs per week, free with your library card.
“Tammy” - Debbie’s biggest hit, which spent 5 weeks at #1 in 1957; a sweet and sentimental love ballad, beautifully sung with a lush orchestra accompaniment.
Fine and Dandy (1960) an upbeat and energetic album of swinging standards- a great introduction to Ms. Reynolds’s recording career, with lively renditions of “Ain’t We Got Fun,” “You’re the Cream in My Coffee” and “Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries.”
Summer Romance (2011) a compilation of two of her early records, Debbie (1959) and Am I That Easy to Forget? (1960) a fantastic collection of jazz standards perfectly tailored for her unique voice.
Irene [1973 Broadway Revival Cast] Debbie was coaxed from her long-running Vegas career to star in a Broadway revival of the seminal 1919 musical. Check out the wonderful “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows”.