But her singing voice was now harsh and ravaged, in stark distinction to the limber instrument for which she had once been identified. After Lambert, Hendricks and Ross finished a membership date in London in May 1962, Ms. Ross stayed behind.
“I type of knew that if I came again to America I may die,” she mentioned. on July 25, 1930, in Mitcham, a town in Surrey, England, into a theatrical family. Her dad and mom, Jack and Mary Short, have been a Scottish vaudeville staff; she claimed that her mother gave birth to her instantly after finishing a performance at a London music hall.
At 14 she received a songwriting contest judged by Johnny Mercer and Dinah Shore. Mercer subsequently recorded her music Let’s Fly, which became a minor hit; the Aga Khan named certainly one of his racehorses after it. Annie Ross was born Annabella Macauley Allan Short … Read More