Two of the finest singers of the twentieth century, remembered on paper.
Miss Teddi King, “cute and pert,” ready to be the “Queen of Rush Street” in Chicago, 1959:
And the reverse: this photo may have been printed in the Chicago Tribune:
A publicity photograph of Teddi for a 1966 stint at the Playboy Club:
Connee Boswell, looking lovely and wistful:
A later autograph, when she’d changed from “Connie” to “Connee”:
And a few mysteries. Did Connee ever perform this song on the radio? Its composers are entirely unknown to me:
And two Fifties sides — presumably early rock ‘n’ roll, compositions by Connee herself? Does anyone know what these sound like?
Was this Connee’s version of HOUND DOG?
Or was someone masquerading as our Connee? Can anyone explain?