Greatest Hits 1948-1954
Rosemary Clooney was America's most popular female vocalist of the 1950;s. She developed into to one of the premier interpreters of American popular song and went on to become not only an icon of American popular music, but also an inspiration to those looking to climb out of poverty and hardship as she had done herself. She shot to fame in the Big Band era, originally singing with her sister before taking the solo route and hitting the big time with "Come on a My House" the first of a string of world-wide hits. This CD includes two #1 U.K. hits, "This Ole House" (later revived by Shakin' Stevens) and "Mambo Italiano" (which returned to the charts in 2000 via the group Shaft). Acrobat. 2005.