Alma Cogan With The Michael Sammes Singers - POP. 450 - (Condition 80-85%)

Alma Cogan (19 May 1932 – 26 October 1966)[1] was an English singer of traditional pop music in the 1950s and early 1960s. Dubbed "The Girl With the Laugh/Giggle/Chuckle in Her Voice",[2] she was the highest paid British female entertainer of her era. Throughout the mid-1950s, she was the most consistently successful female singer in theShe was born Alma Angela Cohen in Whitechapel, London, of Russian-Romanian Jewish descent.[4] Her father's family, the Kogins, arrived in Britain from Russia, while her mother's family were refugees from Romania.[5] Cogan's parents, Mark and Fay Cohen, had another daughter, the actress Sandra Caron[6] and one son. Mark's work as a haberdasher entailed frequent moves. One of Cogan's early homes was over his shop in Worthing, Sussex.Although Jewish, she attended St Joseph's Convent School in Reading.[7] Her father was a singer, but it was Cogan's mother who had show business aspirations for both her daughters (she had named Cogan after silent screen star Alma Taylor). Cogan first performed in public at a charity show at the Palace Theatre in Reading, and at eleven, competed in the "Sussex Queen of Song" contest held at a Brighton hotel, winning a prize of £5.At fourteen, she was recommended by Vera Lynn for a variety show at the Grand Theatre in Brighton. At sixteen, she was told by bandleader Ted Heath "You've got a good voice, but you're far too young for this business. Come back in five years time"; Heath would later say:

Record Details
Title Alma Cogan With The Michael Sammes Singers - POP. 450 - (Condition 80-85%)​
Artist Alma Cogan 
Singer Michael Sammes
Lyrics Jones, Dixon, Smith, Phillips & Echols
Genre Private Songs
Language English
Label HMV
Made In England
Manufacture The Gramophone Company Ltd.
Serial No. POP. 450​
Side One
  • Sugartime
Michael Sammes
Side Two
  • Gettin Ready For Freddy
Michael Sammes
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Record Condtion 80-85%
Cover Condtion Excellent
Artist - 1 Alma Cogan
Lyrics - 1 Jones
Lyrics - 2 Dixon
Lyrics - 3 Smith
Lyrics - 4 Phillips
Lyrics - 5 Echols
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label HMV
Language English
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Singer - 1 Michael Sammes
Side1 - Song1 Sugartime
Side2 - Song1 Gettin Ready For Freddy

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Alma Cogan With The Michael Sammes Singers - POP. 450 - (Condition 80-85%)-78 RPM

  • Brand: HMV
  • Product Code: POP.450​
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Rs.1,000.00

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