Gogi Grant

Gogi Grant on the cover of her 2002 collection Her Very Best

Gogi Grant (born Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg, September 20, 1924) was an American popular singer.

She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before adopting the name "Gogi Grant" she had used the names "Audrey Brown" and "Audrey Grant." She was given the name "Gogi" by Dave Kapp, the head of Artists and Repertory at RCA Records, who liked to patronize a restaurant called "Gogi's LaRue."

In 1956 she was voted most popular female vocalist by Billboard magazine.

In 1957 she supplied the vocals for Ann Blyth in the movie portrayal of Helen Morgan's life.

Hit records

  • "Strange Are the Ways of Love" (1958)
  • "Suddenly There's a Valley" (1955)
  • "The Wayward Wind" (1956)

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In 1957 she supplied the vocals for Ann Blyth in the movie portrayal of Helen Morgan's life. More notably, modern R&B singer Ruben Studdard grew up with Hathaway's music, and did a cover version of the Hathaway song "For All We Know.". In 1956 she was voted most popular female vocalist by Billboard magazine. Several anecdotes about Hathaway are contained in Jerry Wexlers book Rhythm And The Blues. Before adopting the name "Gogi Grant" she had used the names "Audrey Brown" and "Audrey Grant." She was given the name "Gogi" by Dave Kapp, the head of Artists and Repertory at RCA Records, who liked to patronize a restaurant called "Gogi's LaRue.". Hathaway was considered an eccentric by many, and claimed himself to be a devotee of mid 20th Century French classical composers. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This short live album includes noted R&B musicians Willie Weeks (bass) and Cornell Dupree (guitar).

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