Julie London (September 26, 1926â€“October 18, 2000) was an American singer and actress. Best known for her smoky, sensual voice, as a singer she was at her peak in the 1950s; her acting career lasted more than 35 years, ending with the role of nurse Dixie McCall, RN, on the TV show Emergency! (1972â€“1979).
Born in Santa Rosa, California, as Gayle Peck, she was the daughter of Jack and Josephine Peck, who were a vaudeville song-and-dance team. When she was 14, the family moved to Los Angeles. Shortly after that, she began appearing in movies. She graduated from the Hollywood Professional School in 1945.
She was married to Jack Webb of Dragnet fame. Her widely-regarded beauty and poise (she was a pinup girl prized by GIs during World War II) contrasted strongly with his pedestrian appearance and stiff-as-a-board acting technique (much parodied by impersonators). This unlikely pairing arose from his and her love for jazz music; their marriage lasted from July 1947 to November 1953. They...
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Track listing: Somebody Loves MeDream of YouDaddyBye Bye BlackbirdFree and EasyAll My LifeWhen the Red Red Robin Comes a Bob Bobobbin' AlongMidnight SunYou're Getting to Be a Habit With MeDon'cha Go 'way Mad(Back Home) In IndianaFor YouLove on the RocksGuess Who I Saw TodayWhere Are YouHow Did He LookWhat's NewA Cottage for SaleThe End of a Love AffairI'll Be Seeing YouWhere Did the Gentlemen GoDon't Worry 'Bout MeThe Man That Got AwayWillow Weep for Me
Track listing: Opening / LonesomeSend for MeMy Baby Just Cares for MeThe Trolley SongDaddyBasin Street Blues / St. Louis Blues / Baby Baby All the TimeKansas CityBye Bye BlackbirdBy MyselfI Love ParisGotta MoveCry Me a RiverThe Man That Got Away / Closing Music
Track listing: I Love You PorgyAnd That Reminds MeLove LettersBroken-Hearted MelodyThe Second Time AroundFascinationWhat a Difference a Day MakesNever on SundayHey ThereAll the WayI Miss You SoCome On-A My HouseMy Kind of TownGirl TalkKing of the RoadI Bruise EasilyFeeling GoodWatermelon ManShe's Just a Quiet Girl (Mae)SummertimeHello DollyWon't Someone Please Belong to Me
Track listing: I've Got You Under My SkinYou Do Something to MeGet Out of TownAll Through the NightSo in LoveAt Long Last LoveEasy to LoveMy Heart Belongs to DaddyEv'ry Time We Say GoodbyeIn the Still of the Night
Julie London died
Track listing: Call Me IrresponsibleCry Me a RiverDiamonds Are a Girls Best FriendHot ToddyI've Got a Crush on YouBaby Won't You Please Come HomeBewitchedI Left My Heart in San FranciscoLove LettersMad About the BoyLove for SaleMy Heart Belongs to DaddyTwo Sleepy PeopleBlue MoonWhen I Fall in Love'S WonderfulYou Made Me Love YouThe More I SeeLet There Be LoveYou'd Be Nice to Come Home ToSophisticated Lady
Track listing: You'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToLonesome RoadThey Didn't Believe MeBy MyselfThe Thrill Is GoneYou've ChangedGoodbyeSentimental JourneyGive Me the Simple LifeYou Stepped Out of a DreamLet There Be LoveEverything Happens to Me'Round MidnightLonely in ParisMistyBlack CoffeeLush LifeIn the Wee Small Hours of the MorningDon't Smoke in BedYou and the Night and the MusicSomething CoolHow About MeBut Not for MeThe Party's Over
Track listing: Sophisticated LadyBlame It on My YouthMake It Another Old-Fashioned PleaseYou're BlasÃ©BewitchedSpring Can Really Hang You Up the MostRemind MeWhen She Makes MusicWhen the World Was YoungIf I Should Lose YouWhere Am I to GoAbsent Minded MeWon't You Come Home Bill BaileyI Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)Saturday NightGod Bless the ChildAm I Blue?DreamHere's That Rainy DayWhen the Sun Comes OutCan't Get Out of the MoodI Hadn't Anyone Till YouI'll Never Smile Again
Track listing: Lonely GirlFools Rush InMoments Like ThisI Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake CityIt's the Talk of the TownWhen Your Lover Has GoneDon't Hide Your Love From MeWhere or WhenAll AloneMean to MeRememberIf I Could Be With YouIt's Good to Want You BadGo SlowA Room With a ViewThe Nearness of YouAlone TogetherI Wanna Be LovedSnuggled on Your ShoulderYou're My ThrillLover ManBody and SoulMake Love to MeHow Deep Is the Ocean
Track listing: Cry Me a RiverIn the Middle of a KissYou'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToNo Moon at AllJune in January'Round MidnightIn the Still of the NightMy Heart Belongs to DaddyInvitation to the BluesEasy StreetGo SlowThe Thrill Is GoneI Surrender DearTwo Sleepy PeopleA Cottage for SaleDaddyGone With the WindI'm in the Mood for Love
Track listing: Cry Me a RiverHow Did He LookTake Back Your MinkDiamonds Are a Girls Best FriendThe End of a Love AffairDaddyAn Occasional ManDesafinado (Slightly Out of Tune)Always True to You in My FashionThere'll Be Some Changes MadePlease Do It AgainMy Heart Belongs to DaddyWhy Don't You Do It RightLove for SaleHard Hearted Hannah
Track listing: Stoned Soul PicnicLike to Get to Know YouLight My FireIt's Nice to Be With YouSunday Mornin'Hushabye MountainMight Quinn (Quinn, the Eskimo)Come to Me SlowlyAnd I Love HimWithout HimYummy, Yummy, YummyLouie LouieMy Funny Valentine (1981)
Track listing: Cry Me a RiverI Should CareI'm in the Mood for LoveI'm Glad There Is YouCan't Help Lovin' That ManI Love YouSay It Isn't SoIt Never Entered My MindEasy Street'S WonderfulNo Moon at AllLauraGone With the Wind
Julie London was born in Santa Rosa, California, Sonoma County