Sue Raney

Singer, Musical Artist

1940 –

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Who is Sue Raney?

Sue Raney is an American jazz singer. Signed by Capitol Records at the age of 17, her debut album, the Nelson Riddle-produced When Your Lover Has Gone, was released in 1958. Raney begin singing at only four years of age, and encouraged by her mother, began working as a professional before she was a teenager. When she was nearly 14, she joined Jack Carson's Los Angeles-based radio show in 1954, and later worked on television as Ray Anthony's band's main vocalist. After a hiatus in the 1970s, Raney has continued to record sporadically, with one of her most recent albums being a 2006 tribute to Doris Day entitled Heart's Desire.

Her Imperial single "Early Morning Blues And Greens" was well-played on easy-listening stations, peaking at No. 16 on Billboard's MOR chart. Raney is married to former Cubs/Red Sox player Carmen Fanzone.

She voiced Patti Bear in The Great Bear Scare, an animated Halloween sequel to The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas.

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Born
Jun 18, 1940
McPherson
Also known as
  • Sue Rainey
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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