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They Called Them Ghosts - The Great Movie Dubbers Sing

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They Called Them Ghosts - The Great Movie Dubbers Sing
They Called Them Ghosts - The Great Movie Dubbers Sing


As far back as the beginning of talking pictures, movie stars who couldn't sing were dubbed by a talented group of vocalists known as "ghost singers." These gifted people, both male and female, had to not only emulate the voices of the stars, but also follow where they breathed and how they moved, while also trying to copy their personalities. They did all of this, and in most cases, never even got credit.

'They Called Them Ghosts' focuses on eight of the best women: Jo Ann Greer; India Adams; Anita Ellis; Annette Warren; Louanne Hogan; Nan Wynn; Eileen Wilson; and Martha Mears. Between them, they sang for such stars as: Rita Hayworth; Lucille Ball; Ava Gardner; Veronica Lake; Jeanne Crain; Cyd Charisse; Vera-Ellen; Jayne Mansfield; Kim Novak; and Gloria Grahame.

This new CD is NOT a "greatest hits" compilation. Their most-famous songs are already available on various other soundtrack collections. This new Jasmine release focuses on the rarities and all are on CD for the first time. In addition to some actual soundtrack recordings never before released, we have also featured many performances that these "ghost singers" performed as themselves in their own styles.

As a bonus, you'll also find some tracks by Joan Crawford herself in a duet with her dubber India Adams, and even Marilyn Monroe in two duets with Eileen Wilson.


  1. Name
  2. Ace In The Hole
  3. Life Of The Party
  4. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  5. I Just Can't Remember The Words
  6. You Won't Forget Me
  7. Follow Me
  8. Tenderly
  9. When A Fool Falls In Love
  10. I'll Be Around
  11. I'll Remember April
  12. Fancy Pants
  13. You're Like A Rose In The Rain
  14. Moonlight Dreams
  15. Two Hearts Are Better Than One
  16. I Need Lovin'
  17. Autumn In New York
  18. Look For The Silver Lining
  19. There Goes That Song Again
  20. The Lord Is A Busy Man
  21. Kiss And Run
  22. Don't Tell Me
  23. A Little Girl From Little Rock
  24. When Love Goes Wrong
  25. Two's A Crowd
  26. Ev'rytime (It Happens)
  27. It Happened In Athens
  28. Now You See It, Now You Don't
  29. I've Got You
  30. Singing Down The Road
  31. My Christmas Song For You
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