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Encyclopedia > Joan Weber

Joan Weber (December 12, 1936-May 13, 1981) was an American popular singer. December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Popular music, sometimes abbreviated pop music, is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are broadly popular. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ...


She was born in Paulsboro, New Jersey. Paulsboro highlighted in Gloucester County. ...


At the age of 18, she was introduced to Eddie Joy, a manager, who in turn introduced her to Charles Randolph Grean, an artists & repertory (A&R) worker for RCA and Dot Records in New York City. Grean gave a demo of Weber's singing a song called "Marionette" to Mitch Miller, the head of A&R at Columbia Records. Miller took a song entitled "Let Me Go, Devil" and had it rewritten as "Let Me Go, Lover!" for Weber, who recorded it on the Columbia label. The song was performed on the television show "Studio One"" and caught the public's fancy, reaching #1 in the United States and #16 in the United Kingdom in 1955. At the time of the song's biggest success, however, she was giving birth to a baby daughter and unable to promote her career. Consequently the song was the only recording of hers to chart, and she was dropped from Columbia's roster. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is the result of a 50/50 joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment (part of Sony) and BMG Entertainment (part of Bertelsmann AG) completed in August 2004. ... Dot Records was a American record label which was active between 1950 and 1977. ... Mitchell William Miller (born July 4, 1911) is remembered as one of the best-selling recording artists of the 1950s and early 60s. ... Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... See also: 1954 in music, other events of 1955, 1956 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music Events January 1 - RCA victor announces a marketing plan called Operation TNT. The label drops the list price on LPs from $5. ...


Hit record

  • "Let Me Go, Lover!" (1955)

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Encyclopedia: Joan Weber (476 words)
Joan Weber (December 12, 1936-May 13, 1981) was an American popular singer.
At the age of 18, she was introduced to Eddie Joy, a manager, who in turn introduced her to Charles Randolph Grean, an artists and repertory (AandR) worker for RCA and Dot Records in New York City.
The song was performed on the television show "Studio One"" and caught the public's fancy, reaching #1 in the United States and #16 in the United Kingdom in 1955.
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