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James, Joni

LC control 98033681
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingJames, Joni
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Variant(s)Babbo, Joan Carmello
Babbo, Giovanna Carmella
Birth date1930-09-22
Death date2022-02-20
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
Place of deathWest Palm Beach (Fla.)
Field of activityPopular music
Profession or occupationSingers
Special noteMachine-derived authority record.
Found inLCCN 94-749783: Let there be love, p1993
Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (James, Joni; b. Joan Carmello Babbo, Sept. 22, 1930, Chicago, Ill.)
Washington post WWW site, viewed March 3, 2022 (in obituary dated Feb. 25, 2022: Joni James, a dulcet-voiced pop singer whose 1952 recording of the ballad "Why Don't You Believe Me?" sold millions of copies and established her as a Hit Parade queen for a dozen years before she largely exited the music world, died Feb. 20 in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 91. Giovanna Carmella Babbo was born in Chicago on Sept. 22, 1930)
Associated languageeng