KAY STARR

Vocal Jazz • United States
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Kay Starr was born Katherine LaVerne Starks in Dougherty, Oklahoma, on July 21, 1922. Her father Harry was a full-blooded Iroquois Indian, and her mother Annie was Irish. When Kay was three the family moved from Dougherty, a town of around four hundred, to Dallas where her father found work installing sprinkler systems in buildings. Because finances were tight during the depression years, Mrs. Starks began raising chickens in a hen house behind their home, and it was here that Kay first began singing at the age of nine. Each day when she returned home from school she would give concerts to the chickens as they sat in their roosts. While her parents found this amusing, Kay’s Aunt Nora recognized the possibilities of her talent and suggested her mother enter her in local radio station WWR-Dallas’ weekly talent contest.

After a winning appearance at Dallas’ Melba Theatre singing “Now’s The
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Songs By Kay Starr
Vocal Jazz 1950
KAY STARR The Kay Starr Style album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Kay Starr Style
Vocal Jazz 1953
KAY STARR The Hits Of Kay Starr album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hits Of Kay Starr
Vocal Jazz 1954
KAY STARR In A Blue Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In A Blue Mood
Vocal Jazz 1955
KAY STARR The One - The Only album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The One - The Only
Vocal Jazz 1955
KAY STARR Swingin' with Kay Starr album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' with Kay Starr
Vocal Jazz 1956
KAY STARR Singin' Kay Starr, Swingin' Erroll Garner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Singin' Kay Starr, Swingin' Erroll Garner
Vocal Jazz 1956
KAY STARR Blue Starr album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Starr
Vocal Jazz 1957
KAY STARR Them There Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Them There Eyes
Vocal Jazz 1958
KAY STARR Rockin' With Kay album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rockin' With Kay
Vocal Jazz 1958
KAY STARR I Hear The Word album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Hear The Word
Vocal Jazz 1959
KAY STARR Movin'! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin'!
Vocal Jazz 1959
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Losers, Weepers
Vocal Jazz 1960
KAY STARR Movin' On Broadway album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Movin' On Broadway
Vocal Jazz 1960
KAY STARR One More Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One More Time
Vocal Jazz 1960
KAY STARR Kay Starr: Jazz Singer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kay Starr: Jazz Singer
Vocal Jazz 1960
KAY STARR I Cry By Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Cry By Night
Vocal Jazz 1962
KAY STARR Just Plain Country album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just Plain Country
Vocal Jazz 1962
KAY STARR Tears & Heartaches Old Records album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tears & Heartaches Old Records
Vocal Jazz 1966
KAY STARR When The Lights Go On Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When The Lights Go On Again
Vocal Jazz 1968
KAY STARR Encounter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Encounter
Vocal Jazz 1968
KAY STARR How About This (and Count Basie) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How About This (and Count Basie)
Vocal Jazz 1969
KAY STARR Country album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Country
Vocal Jazz 1974
KAY STARR Back To The Roots album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back To The Roots
Vocal Jazz 1975
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Kay Starr
Vocal Jazz 1981

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Live At Freddy's
Vocal Jazz 1997

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KAY STARR All-Starr Hits! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All-Starr Hits!
Vocal Jazz 1961
KAY STARR The Fabulous Favorites! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Favorites!
Vocal Jazz 1964
KAY STARR On the Sentimental Side album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
On the Sentimental Side
Vocal Jazz 2004

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