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Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(born Fannye Rose Shore;[1] February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s. She rose to prominence as a recording artist during the Big Band
Big Band
era, but achieved even greater success a decade later, in television, mainly as hostess of a series of variety programs for Chevrolet. After failing singing auditions for the bands of Benny Goodman, and both Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, Shore struck out on her own to become the first singer of her era to achieve huge solo success. She had a string of 80 charted popular hits, spanning 1940–1957, and after appearing in a handful of feature films, she went on to a four-decade career in American television, starring in her own music and variety shows from 1951 through 1963 and hosting two talk shows in the 1970s. TV Guide ranked her at number 16 on their list of the top 50 television stars of all time. Stylistically, Shore was compared to two singers who followed her in the mid-to-late 1940s and early 1950s, Doris Day
Doris Day
and Patti Page.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Music career

2.1 1940s 2.2 1950s 2.3 Recording career after the 1950s

3 Acting career

3.1 Radio 3.2 Early television career 3.3 Later television career

4 Personal life

4.1 Romantic life 4.2 Golf

5 Death and legacy 6 Singles 7 Albums 8 Filmography 9 Television 10 Radio appearances 11 See also 12 References 13 External links

Early life[edit] Fannye Rose Shore was born to Russian-Jewish
Russian-Jewish
immigrant shopkeepers, Anna (née Stein) and Solomon Shore, in Winchester, Tennessee. She had an elder sister, eight years her senior, Elizabeth, known as "Bessie". When Fannye was two years old, she was stricken with polio (infantile paralysis), a disease that was not preventable at the time, and for which the only treatment was bed rest. Her parents provided intensive care for her, suggesting rigorous exercising. She recovered, but she sustained a deformed foot and limp. She loved to sing as a small child; her mother, a contralto with operatic aspirations, encouraged her. Her father often took her to his store, where she would perform impromptu songs for the customers.[2][3] In 1924, the Shore family moved to McMinnville, Tennessee, where her father had opened a department store. By her fifth-grade year, the family had moved to Nashville, where she completed elementary school. Although shy because of her limp, she became actively involved in sports, was a cheerleader at Nashville's Hume-Fogg High School, and was involved in other activities. At some point, Fannye became known as Frances.[citation needed] When Shore was 16, her mother died unexpectedly from a heart attack. Pursuing her education, she enrolled at Vanderbilt University, where she participated in many events and activities, including the Chi chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority. She graduated from the university in 1938 with a degree in sociology. She visited the Grand Ole Opry and made her radio debut on Nashville's WSM (AM)
WSM (AM)
radio station. Shore decided to return to pursuing her career in singing, moving to New York City
New York City
to audition for orchestras and radio stations, first on a summer break from Vanderbilt, and after graduation, for good. In many of her auditions, she sang the popular song "Dinah." When disc jockey Martin Block
Martin Block
could not remember her name, he called her the "Dinah girl", and soon after the name stuck, becoming her stage name.[4] She eventually was hired as a vocalist at radio station WNEW, where she sang with Frank Sinatra. She recorded and performed with the Xavier Cugat
Xavier Cugat
orchestra, and signed a recording contract with RCA Victor
RCA Victor
Records in 1940. Music career[edit]

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1940s[edit] In March 1939, Shore debuted on national radio on the Sunday-afternoon CBS radio
CBS radio
program, Ben Bernie's Orchestra. In February 1940, she became a featured vocalist on the NBC Radio
NBC Radio
program The Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street, a showcase for traditional Dixieland and Blues
Blues
songs. With Shore, the program became so popular, it was moved from 4:30 Sunday afternoon to a 9:00 Monday night time slot in September. In her primetime debut for "the music of the Three Bs, Barrelhouse, Boogie-woogie, and the Blues", she was introduced as "Mademoiselle Dinah 'Diva' Shore, who starts a fire by rubbing two notes together!"[5] She recorded with the two Basin Street bands for RCA Victor; one of her records was the eponymous "Dinah's Blues". Shore's singing came to the attention of Eddie Cantor. He signed her as a regular on his radio show, Time to Smile, in 1940.[6] Shore credits him for teaching her self-confidence, comedic timing, and the ways of connecting with an audience.[7] Cantor bought the rights to an adapted Ukrainian folk song with new lyrics by Jack Lawrence for Shore to record for RCA Victor's Bluebird label. This song, "Yes, My Darling Daughter", became her first major hit, selling 500,000 copies in weeks, which was unusual for that time.[citation needed] Shore soon became a successful singing star with her own radio show, Call to Music, which was broadcast on CBS
CBS
February 13, 1948 – April 16, 1948, and on NBC April 20, 1948 – June 29, 1948.[8] Also in 1943, she appeared in her first movie, Thank Your Lucky Stars, starring Cantor. She soon went to another radio show, Paul Whiteman Presents. During this time, the United States
United States
was involved in World War II and Shore became a favorite with the troops. She had hits, including " Blues
Blues
In the Night",[9] "Jim", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", and "I'll Walk Alone", the first of her number-one hits. " Blues
Blues
In the Night" sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA.[10] To support the troops overseas, she participated in USO
USO
tours to Europe. She appeared in person, on radio, and on record with a number of British and American stars, including Major Glenn Miller
Glenn Miller
and his large Army Air Force Band. She met George Montgomery, a young actor ready to go into military service. They married on December 3, 1943, shortly before he went into service. When he returned, they settled in San Fernando, California. In 1948, their first child was born, a daughter named Melissa Ann, and they adopted a son in 1954 named John David before moving to Beverly Hills.[citation needed] Shore continued appearing in radio shows throughout the 1940s, including Bird's Eye-Open House and Ford Radio Show. In early 1946, she moved to a new label, the CBS-owned Columbia Records. At Columbia, Shore enjoyed the greatest commercial success of her recording career, starting with her first Columbia single release, "Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy", and peaking with the most popular song of 1948, "Buttons and Bows", (with Henri René
Henri René
& Orchestra) which was number one for ten weeks. Other number-one hits at Columbia included "The Gypsy" and "The Anniversary Song". One of her most popular recordings was the holiday perennial "Baby, It's Cold Outside" with Buddy Clark
Buddy Clark
from 1949. The song was covered by many other artists, such as Ella Fitzgerald. Other hits during her four years at Columbia included "Laughing on the Outside (Crying on the Inside)", "I Wish I Didn't Love You So", "I Love You (For Sentimental Reasons)", "Doin' What Comes Naturally", and "Dear Hearts and Gentle People". She was a regular with Jack Smith on his quarter-hour radio show on CBS. Shore was a musical guest in the films Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943), Follow the Boys
Follow the Boys
(1944), and Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) and had starring roles in Danny Kaye's debut Up in Arms (1944) and Belle of the Yukon
Belle of the Yukon
(1944). She lent her musical voice to two Disney films: Make Mine Music
Make Mine Music
(1946) and Fun and Fancy Free (1947). Her last starring film role was for Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
in Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952). 1950s[edit] In 1950, Shore returned to RCA Victor
RCA Victor
with a deal to record 100 sides for $1,000,000, equal to some $10,000,000 in 2015 money. The hits kept coming, but with less frequency, and were not charting as high as in the '40s. Dinah's biggest hits of this era were "My Heart Cries for You" and "Sweet Violets", both peaking at number three in 1951. Several duets with Tony Martin did well, with "A Penny a Kiss" being the most popular, reaching number eight. "Blue Canary" (ru) was a 1953 hit, and her covers of "Changing Partners" and "If I Give My Heart to You" were popular top-20 hits. "Love and Marriage" and "Whatever Lola Wants" were top-20 hits from 1955. "Chantez, Chantez" was her last top-20 hit, staying on the charts for over 20 weeks in 1957. Shore remained at RCA Victor
RCA Victor
until 1958, and during that time released albums including Bouquet of Blues, Once in a While, and Vivacious, which were collections of singles with different orchestras and conductors such as Frank DeVol and Hugo Winterhalter. Holding Hands at Midnight a studio album from 1955 and Moments Like These, a studio album from 1958, recorded in stereo, with orchestra under the musical direction of Harry Zimmerman, who performed the same duties on The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Chevy Show, were the exceptions. Recording career after the 1950s[edit] In 1959, Dinah left RCA Victor
RCA Victor
for Capitol Records. Although she recorded only one minor hit for her new label ("I Ain't Down Yet", which peaked at 102 on Billboard's pop chart in 1960), the collaboration produced four "theme albums" that paired Dinah with arranger Nelson Riddle
Nelson Riddle
(Dinah, Yes Indeed!) conductor and accompanist André Previn
André Previn
( Somebody Loves Me and Dinah Sings, Previn Plays), and jazz's Red Norvo
Red Norvo
(Dinah Sings Some Blues
Blues
With Red). Her final two Capitol albums were Dinah, Down Home and The Fabulous Hits (Newly Recorded). Dinah was dropped by Capitol in 1962 and recorded only a handful of albums over the next two decades, including Lower Basin Street Revisited for friend Frank Sinatra's Reprise label in 1965, Songs for Sometime Losers (Project 3, 1967), Country Feelin' (Decca, 1969), Once Upon A Summertime (Stanyan, 1975) and Dinah!, a double LP for Capitol in 1976. She recorded this album at the height of her talk-show fame, and it featured her take on contemporary hits such as "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover", "The Hungry Years", and "Do You Know Where You're Going To (Theme from Mahogany)". Her final studio album was released in 1979, Dinah! Visits Sesame Street, for the Children's Television Workshop. Acting career[edit]

Shore and Gail Patrick
Gail Patrick
in the CBS
CBS
Radio studio at a rehearsal for The Screen Guild Theater (1945)

Radio[edit] Shore starred in seven radio series of her own between 1941 and 1954.[11] She made hundreds of guest appearances in shows including an episode of Suspense ("Frankie and Johnny", May 5, 1952).[12] Early television career[edit]

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Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
singing "See the USA in Your Chevrolet" in a television advertisement.

Soon after she arrived in New York in 1937, aged 21, Shore made her first television appearances on experimental broadcasts for NBC over station W2XBS in New York (now WNBC). Twelve years later, in 1949, she made her commercial television debut on the Ed Wynn
Ed Wynn
Show from Los Angeles over CBS
CBS
and on Easter Sunday 1950, made a guest appearance on Bob Hope's first network television show on NBC. After guest spots on many television shows, she was given her own program, The Dinah Shore Show on NBC on November 27, 1951. Vic Schoen
Vic Schoen
was her musical director from 1951–54, and also arranged music for her on the Colgate Comedy Hour (1954). She did two 15-minute shows a week for NBC. She guest-starred on another 15-minute series, The Tony Martin Show starring entertainer Tony Martin, but Martin's short program never acquired the popular success as did Shore's. In 1956, Shore won the first of her many Emmy Awards for the program, which was sponsored by Chevrolet. The sponsor's theme song, "See the USA in Your Chevrolet", became the singer's signature piece. In 1956, Shore began hosting a monthly series of one-hour, full-color spectaculars as part of NBC's The Chevy Show series. These proved so popular, the show was renamed The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
the following season, with Shore becoming the full-time host, helming three of four weeks in the month. Broadcast live and in NBC's famous "Living Color", this variety show was one of the most popular of the 1950s and early 1960s and featured the television debuts of stars of the era, such as Yves Montand
Yves Montand
and Maureen O'Hara, and featured Dinah in performances alongside Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Pearl Bailey. Tennessee Ernie Ford
Tennessee Ernie Ford
was a featured guest on one show, and she introduced him, tongue-in-cheek, as "Tennessee Ernie CHEVROLET!!" She also appeared as a guest on The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom. The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
ran through the 1960–61 season, after which Chevrolet
Chevrolet
dropped sponsorship, and Shore hosted a series of monthly broadcasts sponsored by the American Dairy Association and Green Stamps. Simply called "The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Show", Dinah's guests included Nat "King" Cole, Bing Crosby, Jack Lemmon, Boris Karloff, Betty Hutton, Art Carney, and a young Barbra Streisand. Over 12 seasons, from 1951 to 1963, Shore made 125 hour-long programs and 444 fifteen-minute shows. She always ended her televised programs by throwing an enthusiastic kiss directly to the cameras (and viewers) and exclaiming "MWAH!" to the audience. Later television career[edit] From 1970 through 1980, Shore hosted two daytime programs, Dinah's Place (1970–1974) on NBC and Dinah! (later Dinah and Friends) in syndication from 1974 through 1980 and a third cable program from 1989–1992. Dinah's Place, primarily sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive (which later sponsored her women's golf tournament), was a 30-minute Monday-through-Friday program broadcast at 10:00 am (ET) over NBC, her network home since 1939. Shore described this show as a "Do-Show" as opposed to a chat show because she would have her guests demonstrate an unexpected skill, for example, Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
sharing his spaghetti sauce recipe, Spiro Agnew
Spiro Agnew
playing keyboard accompanying Dinah on "Sophisticated Lady", or Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers
showing Shore how to throw a clay pot on a potter's wheel. Although Dinah's Place featured famous guest stars, Shore often grilled lesser-known lifestyle experts on nutrition, exercise, or homemaking. Despite being one of the more popular programs in NBC's morning lineup, this show left the air in 1974 after NBC sent a telegram to Dinah congratulating her on her Emmy
Emmy
win—at the same time informing her the show was being cancelled, because it broke up a "game show programming block". Thus ended the network's 35-year association with Shore. She returned that fall with Dinah!, a syndicated 90-minute daily talk show (also seen in a 60-minute version on some stations) that put the focus on top guest stars and entertainment. This show was seen as competition for Mike Douglas
Mike Douglas
and Merv Griffin, whose shows had been on the air for 10 years when Dinah! debuted. Frequent guests included entertainment figures (Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, and James Stewart), as well as regular contributors including lifestyle guru Dr. Wayne Dyer. Unexpected rock music performance appearances included Tina Turner, David Bowie, and Iggy Pop. Shore also appeared on the Norman Lear comedy-soap opera Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
in April 1976. On the show, Dinah interviewed country singing character Loretta Haggars (played by Mary Kay Place) and included a controversial comment from Miss Haggars during her appearance on a "Live" airing of Ms. Shore's talk show. Shore had the misfortune of interviewing the comedian Andy Kaufman in his Tony Clifton guise on her show. He took deliberate offense at her questions and eventually tipped a pan of eggs over her head. This program was taped live in front of a studio audience and the "eggs" segment was never aired; it is believed that the offending footage was destroyed. Shore's producers superimposed titles such as "This is a put on" over the footage that was eventually aired, including an uncomfortable duet of "Anything You Can Do", and his solo of "On The Street Where You Live". Shooting was stopped and Kaufman was escorted out of the studio.[citation needed] Shore, with her Dixie drawl and demure manner, was identified with the South, and guests on her shows often commented on it. She spoofed this image by playing Melody in "Went with the Wind!", the famous Gone with the Wind parody for The Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
Show. In the summer of 1976, Shore hosted Dinah and her New Best Friends, an eight-week summer replacement series for The Carol Burnett Show
The Carol Burnett Show
which featured a cast of young hopefuls such as Diana Canova
Diana Canova
and Gary Mule Deer, along with such seasoned guests as Jean Stapleton
Jean Stapleton
and Linda Lavin. Shore guest-starred on Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special, calling Pee-wee on his picturephone and singing "The 12 Days of Christmas". Throughout the special, Pee-wee walks past the picturephone, only to hear her going past the original 12 days ("...on the 500th day of Christmas ...")[citation needed] Shore finished her television career hosting A Conversation with Dinah (1989–1992) on the cable network TNN (The Nashville
Nashville
Network). This half-hour show consisted of one-on-one interviews with celebrities and comedians (such as Bob Hope), former boyfriends ( Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
in a special one-hour episode) and political figures (President Gerald Ford and his wife, Betty.) In a coup, Shore got former First Lady Nancy Reagan's first post- White House
White House
interview. Around this time, she gained a contract as television spokeswoman for Holly Farms chicken. (In the 1980s, Shore sang in Glendale Federal Bank television commercials.) Her last television special, Dinah Comes Home (TNN 1991), brought Shore's career full circle, taking her back to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, which she first visited some 60 years earlier. Shore won nine Emmys, a Peabody Award, and a Golden Globe.[13] Shore's talk shows sometimes included cooking segments, and she wrote cookbooks including Someone’s in the Kitchen with Dinah.[14] Personal life[edit]

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Romantic life[edit] In her early career, while in New York, Shore was briefly involved with drummer Gene Krupa. After Shore relocated to Hollywood, she became involved with James Stewart
James Stewart
and a rumored Las Vegas, Nevada, elopement was aborted en route. Shore's flirtation with General George Patton was commented on when he escorted her for a portion of her tour to entertain the troops in Britain and France
France
during World War II. Shore was married to actor George Montgomery from 1943 to 1962. She gave birth to daughter Melissa Ann, now known as Melissa Montgomery, in January, 1948. She later adopted her son, John David "Jody" Montgomery. The author of Mr. S, Frank Sinatra's longtime valet George Jacobs, claimed Shore and Sinatra had a long-standing affair in the 1950s. After her divorce from Montgomery, she briefly married Maurice Smith. Romances of the later 1960s involved comedian Dick Martin, singer Eddie Fisher, and actor Rod Taylor.[citation needed] In the early 1970s, Shore had a long and happy public romance with actor Burt Reynolds, who was 20 years her junior. The relationship gave Shore an updated, sexy image, and took some of the pressure off Reynolds in maintaining his image as a ladies' man. The couple was featured in the tabloids and after the relationship cooled, the tabloids paired Shore with other younger men, including Wayne Rogers, Andy Williams, and "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely.[citation needed] Golf[edit] Shore, who played golf, was a longtime supporter of women's professional golf. In 1972, she helped found the Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Tournament, which in its current identity as the ANA Inspiration remains one of the major golf tournaments on the LPGA
LPGA
Tour. The tournament is held each spring at Mission Hills Country Club, near Shore's former home in Rancho Mirage, California. Shore was the first female member of the Hillcrest Country Club in Los Angeles.[citation needed] In acknowledgment of her contributions to golf, Shore was elected an honorary member of the LPGA
LPGA
Hall of Fame in 1994.[15] Shore became a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
World Golf Hall of Fame
when it absorbed the LPGA
LPGA
Hall in 1998. She received the 1993 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, GCSAA's highest honor. In 1963, she hired mid-century modern architect Donald Wexler to design her home in Palm Springs. The house was sold to actor Leonardo DiCaprio in 2014 for close to $5.5 million.[16] Death and legacy[edit] In the spring of 1993, Shore was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She died of complications of the disease on February 24, 1994, at her home in Beverly Hills, California, five days before her 78th birthday, and was cremated that same day. Some of her ashes were interred in two memorial sites: the Hillside Memorial Park
Hillside Memorial Park
Cemetery[17] in Culver City, California, and Forest Lawn Cemetery (Cathedral City). Other ashes went to relatives.[18] She was survived by her two children and three grandchildren. Her daughter, Melissa Montgomery, is the owner of the rights to most of Shore's television series. In March 2003, PBS presented MWAH! The Best of The Dinah Shore Show 1956–1963, an hour-long special of early color videotaped footage of Shore in duets with guests Ella Fitzgerald, Jack Lemmon, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Pearl Bailey, George Burns, Groucho Marx, Peggy Lee, and Mahalia Jackson. Black-and-white kinescopes, as well as color videotapes of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, are frequently aired on Jewish Life Television.[citation needed] In both Cathedral City and Rancho Mirage, California, streets are named after her.[19] Her birthplace of Winchester, Tennessee, has Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Boulevard. In 1991, Shore was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. In 1996, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs
Palm Springs
Walk of Stars was dedicated to her.[20] The Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend
Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend
is named after her. Popularly known as "The Dinah", it is a five-day weekend getaway and music festival catering to the lesbian community that takes place annually in Palm Springs, California.[citation needed] Singles[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side) Both sides from same album except where indicated Chart positions Album

US US R&B

1939 "Who Told You I Cared" b/w "I Like to Recognize the Tune" — — Non-album tracks

"I Thought About You" b/w "Last Night" — —

"Careless" b/w "Darn That Dream" — —

"Watching the Clock" b/w "I've Got My Eyes On You" — —

1940 "Shake Down the Stars" b/w "Imagination" — —

"Say It" b/w "Just A-Whistlin' and A-Whittlin'" — —

"The Breeze and I" b/w "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" Both sides with Xavier Cugat 13 — Cugie!

"You Can't Brush Me Off" b/w "Outside of That, I Love You" Both sides with Dick Todd 24 — Non-album tracks

"Whatever Happened to You?" (with Xavier Cugat) 22 — Cugie!

"The Rumba-Cardi" (with Xavier Cugat) 19 —

"Maybe" b/w "The Nearness of You" 17 — Non-album tracks

"Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" b/w "How Come You Like Me Like You Do" — — Musical Orchids (10" LP)

"Yes, My Darling Daughter" b/w "Down Argentina Way" 10 — Non-album tracks

1941 "Mood Indigo" — —

"Dinah's Blues" — —

"My Man" b/w "Somebody Loves Me" 23 — Musical Orchids (10" LP)

"Somewhere" b/w "Memphis Blues" (from Musical Orchids 10" LP) — — Non-album tracks

"I Hear a Rhapsody" / 9 —

"I Do, Do You?" 22 —

"For All Time" b/w "#10 Lullaby Lane" — —

"Where Are You" b/w "Mockingbird Lament" — —

"Do You Care?" b/w "Honeysuckle Rose" (from Musical Orchids 10" LP) 21 —

"Quiéreme Mucho" (with Xavier Cugat) 16 —

"Jim" b/w "I'm Through with Love" 5 —

1942 "You and I" b/w "On a Bicycle Built for Two" — —

"Love Me or Leave Me" b/w "All Alone" — —

"Somebody Nobody Loves" b/w "If It's You" — —

"Miss You"[9] b/w "Is It Taboo (To Fall In Love with You)" 8 —

"I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" b/w "This Is No Laughing Matter" (Non-album track) 19 — Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings the Blues
Blues
(10" LP)

"Don't Leave Me" b/w "As We Walk Into the Sunset" — — Non-album tracks

"Everything I Love" b/w "Happy In Love" — —

"I Don't Want to Walk Without You" b/w "Fooled" 12 —

" Blues
Blues
in the Night"[9] b/w "Sometimes" (Non-album track) 4 — Musical Orchids (10" LP)

"Goodnight, Captain Curly-Head" / 23 — Non-album tracks

"Skylark" 5 —

"I Look at Heaven When I Look at You" b/w "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" — —

"Not Mine" b/w "She'll Always Remember" — —

"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" b/w "Conchita, Marcheta, Lolita, Pepita, Rosita" 16 —

"Mad About Him" b/w "Be Careful, It's My Heart" (Non-album track) 18 — Musical Orchids (10" LP)

"Body and Soul" b/w "Sophisticated Lady" — — Non-album tracks

"Sleepy Lagoon" b/w "Three Little Sisters" 12 —

"One Dozen Roses" b/w "All I Need Is You" 8 —

"Stardust" — —

"He's My Guy" b/w "A Boy In Khaki, A Girl In Lace" 20 —

"Dearly Beloved" / 10 —

1943 "Why Don't You Fall In Love with Me?" 3 —

"You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" b/w "Manhattan Serenade" 3 10

"Murder He Says" / 5 —

"Something to Remember You By" 18 —

1944 "Now I Know" b/w "I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night" (Non-album track) — — Moments Like These

"I'll Walk Alone" b/w "It Could Happen to You" 1 10 Non-album tracks

"Together" b/w "I Learned a Lesson I'll Never Forget" 19 —

1945 "Auld Lang Syne" b/w "I Can't Tell You Why I Love You" — —

"Sleigh Ride In July" b/w "Like Someone in Love" 8 —

"Candy" / 5 —

"He's Home For a Little While" 11 —

"I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry" b/w "Let's Take the Long Way Home" — —

"The Man I Love" b/w "Do It Again" — —

"Someone to Watch Over Me" b/w "Love Walked In" — —

"Along the Navajo Trail" b/w "Counting the Days" 7 —

"I Fall In Love Too Easily" b/w "Can't You Read Between the Lines" — —

"But I Did" b/w "As Long As I Live" 16 —

"My Guy's Come Back" b/w "Honey" 14 —

"Pass Me That Peace Pipe" b/w "Everybody Knew But Me" — —

1946 "Personality" b/w "Welcome to My Dream" 10 —

"Everybody Knew But Me" b/w "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me" — —

"Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy" b/w "Here I Go Again" (Non-album track) 6 — Buttons and Bows

"Where Did You Learn to Love" b/w "Coax Me a Little Bit" (from The Girl Friends) — — Non-album track

"Laughing On the Outside (Crying On The Inside)" / 3 — Lavender Blue

"The Gypsy" 1 — Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings (10" LP)

"All That Glitters Is Not Gold" b/w "Come Rain or Come Shine" (from Lavender Blue) 9 — Non-album tracks

"Doin' What Comes Natur'lly" b/w "I Got Lost In His Arms" (Non-album track) 3 — Buttons and Bows

"Two Silhouettes" b/w "That Little Dream Got Nowhere" — — Non-album tracks

"You Keep Coming Back Like a Song" b/w "The Way That the Wind Blows" 5 —

"I'll Never Love Again" b/w "You, So It's You" — —

"Who'll Buy My Violets" b/w "I May Be Wrong But I Think You're Wonderful" (from Reminiscing With Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
10" LP) — —

"Remember" b/w "White Christmas" — —

1947 "A Rainy Night In Rio" b/w "Through a Thousand Dreams" — —

"(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" b/w "You'll Always Be the One I Love" (Non-album track) 2 — Buttons and Bows

"And So to Bed" b/w "Sooner or Later" — — Non-album tracks

"My Bel Ami" b/w "I'll Close My Eyes" — —

"The Anniversary Song" b/w "Heartaches, Sadness and Tears" 1 —

"Dixie" b/w "I've Got You Under My Skin" — — A Date with Dinah (10" LP)

"Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man of Mine" b/w "Kerry Dance" — —

"After I Say I'm Sorry" b/w "The Thrill Is Gone" — —

"There'll Be Some Changes Made" b/w "They Didn't Believe Me" — —

"The Egg and I" b/w "Who Cares What People Say" 16 — Non-album tracks

"When Am I Gonna Kiss You Good Morning?" b/w "Mama Do I Gotta" 23 —

"Ask Anyone Who Knows" b/w "Papa Don't Preach To Me" (from Buttons and Bows) — —

"Tallahassee" b/w "Natch" Both sides with Woody Herman 15 —

"I Wish I Didn't Love You So" b/w "I'm So Right Tonight" (Non-album track) 2 — Love Songs Sung By Dinah Shore

"You Do" b/w "Kokomo, Indiana" 4 — Non-album tracks

"It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose" b/w "Do a Little Business On the Side" 23 —

"Golden Earrings" b/w "The Gentleman Is a Dope" (from Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers) 25 — Lavender Blue

"How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)" b/w "Fool That I Am" 8 — Non-album tracks

"In a Little Book
Book
Shop" b/w "I'll Always Be In Love With You" — —

"At the Candlelight Cafe" 24 —

1948 "The Best Things In Life Are Free" 18 —

"What's Good About Goodbye" b/w "Hooray for Love" — —

"Little White Lies" b/w "Crying for Joy" (Non-album track) 11 — Reminiscing with Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(10" LP)

"It Was Written in the Stars" b/w "My Guitar" — — Non-album tracks

"Better Luck Next Time" b/w "Steppin' Out with My Baby" — —

"I'll Be Seeing You" b/w "I Get Along Without You Very Well" — — Reminiscing with Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(10" LP)

"May I Still Hold You" b/w "Baby Don't Be Mad at Me" — — Non-album tracks

"Just One of Those Things" b/w "Mad About the Boy" — — S'Wonderful (10" LP)

"S'Wonderful" b/w "Let's Do It" — —

"Easy to Love" b/w "Summertime" — —

"This Is The Moment" b/w "Love That Boy" — — Non-album tracks

"Buttons and Bows" b/w "Daddy-O" (Non-album track) 1 — Buttons and Bows

"What Did I Do" b/w "The Matador" — — Non-album tracks

" Lavender Blue
Lavender Blue
(Dilly Dilly)" b/w "So Dear To My Heart" (Non-album track) 9 — Lavender Blue

1949 "Far Away Places" b/w Say It Every Day" (Non-album track) 14 — Buttons and Bows

"Tara Talara Tala" b/w "A Rosewood Spinet" — — Non-album tracks

"So in Love" b/w "Always True to You in My Fashion" 20 — Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers

"Forever and Ever" b/w "I've Been Hit" (Non-album track) 12 — Lavender Blue

"Story of My Life" b/w "Having a Wonderful Time" — — Non-album tracks

"A Wonderful Guy" b/w "Younger Than Springtime" 22 — Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers

"Baby, It's Cold Outside" b/w "My One and Only Highland Fling" Both sides with Buddy Clark 4 — Non-album tracks

"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair" b/w "Kiss Me Sweet" (Non-album track) — — Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers

"Dear Hearts and Gentle People" b/w "Speak A Word Of Love" (Non-album track) 2 — Buttons and Bows

1950 "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" b/w "Happy Times" 25 — Non-album tracks

"It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House" b/w "More Than Anything Else In the World" (Non-album track) 20 — Buttons and Bows

"Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!)" b/w "Dream a Little Dream of Me" (from Love Songs Sung By Dinah Shore) 29 — Non-album tracks

"My Heart Cries for You" 3 —

"Nobody's Chasing Me" 18 —

"Marrying For Love" (with Paul Lucas) b/w "The Best Thing For You" — — "Call Me Madam" original show album

1951 "Wait For Me" b/w "Down In Nashville, Tennessee" — — Non-album tracks

"A Penny a Kiss" (with Tony Martin) 8 —

"In Your Arms" (with Tony Martin) 24 —

"I'm Through with Love" b/w "Makin' Whoopee" — —

"Orchids In the Moonlight" b/w "Around the Corner" — —

"I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight" b/w "My Isle Of Golden Dreams" — —

"Lonesome Gal" b/w "Too Late Now" (from I'm Your Girl) — — Bouquet Of Blues

"You're Just in Love" B-side unknown 29 — "Call Me Madam" original show album

"The Three Cornered Tune" b/w "'Cause I Love You" (Non-album track) — — I'm Your Girl

"Sweet Violets" b/w "If You Turn Me Down" (Non-album track) 3 — The Best of Dinah Shore

"Ten Thousand Miles" b/w "How Many Times" (Non-album track) — — I'm Your Girl

"The Musicians" b/w "How D'Ye Do and Shake Hands" Both sides with Tony Martin, Betty Hutton
Betty Hutton
& Phil Harris 18 — Non-album tracks

"It's All In the Game" b/w "Stay Awhile" (Non-album track) — — I'm Your Girl

"Manhattan" (with Tony Martin) — — Non-album tracks

"Getting to Know You" b/w "The End of a Love Affair" (from I'm Your Girl) — —

"The Lie-De-Lie Song" b/w "Oh, How I Needed You Joe" — —

"If You Catch a Little Cold" b/w "Manhattan" Both sides with Tony Martin — —

1952 "Saturday Night at Punkin Crick" b/w "Life Is a Beautiful Thing" — — Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick (10" LP)

"Until" b/w "Take Me Home" — — Non-album tracks

"Double Shuffle" b/w "Senator From Tennessee" Both sides with Tex Williams — —

"Delicado" b/w "The World Has a Promise" 28 —

" Blues
Blues
In Advance" b/w "Bella Musica" (Non-album track) 20 — I'm Your Girl

"Keep It a Secret" b/w "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" — — Non-album tracks

1953 "Salomee (With Her Seven Veils)" b/w "Let Me Know" 22 —

"Sweet Thing" b/w "Why Come Crying to Me" 27 —

"Blue Canary" b/w "Eternally" (from I'm Your Girl) 11 — The Best of Dinah Shore

1954 "Changing Partners" b/w "Think" 12 — Non-album tracks

"Pass The Jam, Sam" b/w "I'll Hate Myself In The Morning" 28 —

"Come Back to My Arms" b/w "This Must Be the Place" — —

"If I Give My Heart to You" b/w "Tempting" 28 —

"Never Underestimate" b/w "I Have to Tell You" — —

"Melody of Love" b/w "You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me" Both sides with Tony Martin — —

1955 " Whatever Lola Wants
Whatever Lola Wants
(Lola Gets)" b/w "Church Twice On Sunday" 12 —

"Love and Marriage" b/w "Compare" 20 —

1956 "Stolen Love" b/w "That's All There Is to That" 73 —

"I Could Have Danced All Night" b/w "What a Heavenly Night For Love" 93 —

1957 "Chantez-Chantez" b/w "Honky Tonk Heart" 19 — The Best of Dinah Shore

"The Cattle Call" b/w "Promises Promises" 92 — Non-album tracks

"Fascination" b/w "Till" 15 —

"I'll Never Say Never Again Again" b/w "The Kiss That Rocked the World" (Non-album track) 24 — Vivacious

1958 "Thirteen Men" b/w "I've Never Left Your Arms" — — Non-album tracks

"The Secret of Happiness" b/w "It's the Second Time You Meet That Matters" — —

"Scene of the Crime" b/w "I'm Sitting On Top of the World" — —

1960 "When The Sparrows Learn to Fly" b/w "So Many Things to Do Today" — —

"I Ain't Down Yet" b/w "I Gotta Love You" (Non-album track) 103 — The Fabulous Hits of Dinah Shore

1961 "This Is a Changing World" b/w "Mississippi Mud" (from Dinah, Down Home) — — Non-album tracks

1962 "That'll Show Him!" b/w "Just a Brief Encounter" — —

1969 "Crying Time" b/w "Rocky Top" — — Country Feelin'

1974 "Me and Ole Crazy Bill" b/w "Wait a Little Longer" — — Non-album tracks

Albums[edit]

NBC's Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street (1941, RCA Victor Records 78 Set P-56 Three Record Set) Musical Orchids (1943, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
Records 78 rpm Four Record Set) Gershwin Show Hits (1945, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
Records 78 rpm Three Record Set) Bongo from Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(1947, Columbia Records
Columbia Records
78 rpm Three Record Set) A Date With Dinah (1948, Columbia Records
Columbia Records
78 rpm Four Record Set) The Blue Velvet Voice of Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1948, Victor 78 rpm Five Record Set) Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings (1949, Columbia 10") Reminiscing (1949, Columbia 10") Torch Songs (1950, Columbia Set D-1 10") Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
& Sidney Bechet ~ Lower Basin Street (1950, RCA Victor 78 Set P-56 Four Record Set) The King and I (1951, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
10") Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
~ Lower Basin Street Volume 2 (1951, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
78rpm Four Record Set) Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings the Blues
Blues
(1953, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
10") Call Me Madam Original Cast (1953, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
10") The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
TV Show (1954, RCA 10", 1955, RCA Victor
RCA Victor
12") Holding Hands at Midnight (1955, RCA Victor) Bouquet of Blues
Blues
(1956, RCA Victor) Call Me Madam Original Cast (1956, RCA Victor) Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Sings Porter and Rodgers (1957, Harmony) Love Songs (1958, Harmony) General Motors 50th Anniversary Show (1958, RCA Victor) Moments Like These (1958, RCA Victor) Dinah, Yes Indeed!
Dinah, Yes Indeed!
(1959, Capitol) Lower Basin Street (1959, RCA Camden) I'm Your Girl (1959, RCA Camden) Lavender Blue
Lavender Blue
(1959, Harmony) Somebody Loves Me (1959, Capitol) Dinah Sings Some Blues
Blues
with Red (1960, Capitol) Vivacious (1960, RCA Camden) Buttons and Bows (1960, Harmony) Dinah Sings, Previn Plays (1961, Capitol) Dinah Down Home! (1962, Capitol) The Fabulous Hits of Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1962, Capitol) My Very Best to You (1963, Capitol) Lower Basin Street Revisited (1965, Reprise) Songs for Sometime Losers (1967, Project 3) Country Feelin' (1969, Decca) Once Upon a Summertime (1975, Stanyan) Dinah! (1976, Capitol) I've Got a Song (1979, CTW/Sesame Street)

Filmography[edit]

Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) - Herself Up in Arms
Up in Arms
(1944) - Virginia Follow the Boys
Follow the Boys
(1944) - Herself Belle of the Yukon
Belle of the Yukon
(1944) - Lettie Candless Make Mine Music
Make Mine Music
(1946) - Narrator (voice) Till the Clouds Roll By
Till the Clouds Roll By
(1946) - Julia Sanderson / Dinah Shore Fun and Fancy Free (1947) - Narrator (voice) Bongo (1947) (short subject) - Narrator (voice) Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) - Josie Berry A Great New Star (1952) (short subject) Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade (1954) (short subject) Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Small Fry (1956) (short subject) Premier Khrushchev in the USA (1959) (documentary) Oh, God!
Oh, God!
(1977) - Herself (cameo) HealtH (1980) - Herself (cameo)

Television[edit]

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(11/27/1951 – 7/18/1957) 15 minutes The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(10/5/1956 – 6/14/1957) 60-minute monthly specials The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(10/20/1957 – 6/26/1961) 60 minutes Danny Thomas Show
Danny Thomas Show
(episodes: "The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Show", 10/28/1957; " Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
and Danny are Rivals", 12/8/1958) The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Special
Special
(10/6/1961 – 5/12/1963) 60 minute monthly specials The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Special
Special
(2/15/1965) The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Special: Like Hep (4/13/1969) Dinah's Place (8/3/1970 – 7/26/1974) Dinah in Search of the Ideal Man (11/18/1973) Hold That Pose (1971) (one week pilot for series) Dinah Shore: In Search of the Ideal Man (1973) Dinah! (9/9/1974 – 9/7/1979) Dinah and Friends (9/10/1979 – 9/5/1980) Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
(April 1976; guest appearance as herself) Dinah and Her New Best Friends (6/5/1976 – 7/31/1976 summer series) The Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
Show, Episode 1002 (guest star, aired: November 13, 1976) Alice (episode: "Mel's in the Kitchen with Dinah"; release date 11/18/1979, guest appearance as herself) Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special (guest star 1988) Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote
(episode: "Alma Murder"; 1989) (as Emily Dyers) (final television appearance) Conversations with Dinah (1989–1991)

Radio appearances[edit]

Year Program Episode/source

1945 Screen Guild Players Belle of the Yukon[21]

See also[edit]

Book: Dinah Shore

Club Skirts Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Weekend ANA Inspiration

Biography portal

References[edit]

^ Born Fannye Rose Shore as per Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007 (October 1937) ^ " Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Fan Club Website". Dinahshorefanclub.com. Retrieved March 22, 2007.  ^ Sims, G. Michael (Fall 2009). "Best all-around girl: How a small-town Tennessee girl sang her way to stardom". Vanderbilt Magazine. p. 18. Retrieved December 20, 2009.  ^ Oliver, Myra (February 25, 1994). "Songbird Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
dead at 76". Boca Raton News. Retrieved October 30, 2010.  ^ "Chamber Music Society", Time Magazine, September 23, 1940 ^ "Cantor Names Cast" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 15, 1940. p. 56. Retrieved 5 August 2017.  ^ " Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Fan Club". Retrieved 2007-03-22.  ^ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3. P. 131. ^ a b c Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854.  Tape 1, side A. ^ Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book
Book
of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London, UK: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 26. ISBN 0-214-20512-6.  ^ "The Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Program". Digital Deli Too. Retrieved 2015-06-28.  ^ Kirby, Walter (May 4, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". Decatur Daily Review. p. 50. Retrieved May 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 25, 1994). "TV Pioneer, Entertainer Dinah Shore Dies at 76: Show business: Friends remember winner of 10 Emmys, Peabody award for her charm and grace". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 3, 2011.  ^ Heldenfels (July 27, 2017). "Heldenfels' Mailbag: 'Prime Suspect: Tennison,' Henry Mancini, time zones". Akron Beacon Journal. Retrieved November 8, 2017.  ^ "Shore Elected to LPGA
LPGA
Hall of Fame". Greensboro News & Record. May 16, 2013. Retrieved August 27, 2015 – via NewsBank.  ^ Beale, Lauren (March 7, 2014). " Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
buys Dinah Shore's onetime desert home". Los Angeles Times.  ^ " Hillside Memorial Park
Hillside Memorial Park
Residents" (PDF). Hillsidememorial.org. Retrieved August 27, 2015.  ^ Brooks, Patricia; Brooks, Jonathan (2006). "Chapter 8: East L.A. and the Desert". Laid to Rest in California: A Guide to the Cemeteries and Grave Sites of the Rich and Famous. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press. p. 245. ISBN 978-0-7627-4101-4. OCLC 70284362.  ^ "Cone Zone: Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
Drive and Date Palm Drive". Cathedral City, California. January 14, 2009. Archived from the original on March 18, 2012.  ^ " Palm Springs
Palm Springs
Walk of Stars listed by date dedicated" (PDF). Palmspringswalkofstars.com. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2016.  ^ "Those Were The Days". Nostalgia Digest. 39 (2): 32–39. Spring 2013. 

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Blues
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Singles

"The Breeze and I" "Maybe" "Yes, My Darling Daughter" "My Man" "I Hear a Rhapsody" "Jim" "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" " Blues
Blues
in the Night" "I Don't Want to Walk Without You" "Skylark" "Sleepy Lagoon" "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" "I'll Walk Alone" "Together" "Candy" "Along the Navajo Trail" "Personality" "Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy" "The Gypsy" "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly" "You Keep Coming Back Like a Song" "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" "The Anniversary Song" "The Best Things in Life Are Free" "Little White Lies" "Buttons and Bows" " Lavender Blue
Lavender Blue
(Dilly Dilly)" "Far Away Places" "So in Love" "Forever and Ever" "Baby, It's Cold Outside" "A Wonderful Guy" "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" "Can Anyone Explain? (No! No! No!)" "My Heart Cries for You" "You're Just in Love" "Sweet Violets" "Delicado" "Changing Partners" " Whatever Lola Wants
Whatever Lola Wants
(Lola Gets)" "Love and Marriage" "I Could Have Danced All Night" "The Cattle Call" "Fascination"

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Primetime
Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program

Perry Como
Perry Como
/ Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1959) Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
(1960) Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
(1961) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1962) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1963) Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
(1964) Art Carney
Art Carney
(1967) Art Carney
Art Carney
/ Pat Paulsen
Pat Paulsen
(1968) Arte Johnson
Arte Johnson
/ Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1969) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1971) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
(1972) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
(1973) Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
/ Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1974) Jack Albertson
Jack Albertson
/ Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1975) Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase
/ Vicki Lawrence
Vicki Lawrence
(1976) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
/ Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1977) Tim Conway
Tim Conway
/ Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner
(1978) Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
(1981) Nell Carter
Nell Carter
/ André De Shields
André De Shields
(1982) Leontyne Price
Leontyne Price
(1983) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1984) George Hearn (1985) Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
(1986) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1987) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(1988) Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt
(1989) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(1990) Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
(1991) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1992) Dana Carvey (1993) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(1994) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1995) Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(1996) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1997) Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal
(1998) John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo
(1999) Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard
(2000) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(2001) Sting (2002) Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady
(2003) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(2004) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2005) Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow
(2006) Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(2007) Don Rickles
Don Rickles
(2008)

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Emmy Award
for Outstanding Talk
Talk
Show Host

1974–94

Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1974) Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters
(1975) Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore
(1976) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1977) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1978) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1979) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1980) Hugh Downs
Hugh Downs
(1981) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1982) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1983) Gary Collins (1984) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1985) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1986) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1987) Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
(1988) Sally Jessy Raphael
Sally Jessy Raphael
(1989) Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers
(1990) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1991) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1992) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1993) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1994)

1995–2014

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1995) Montel Williams
Montel Williams
(1996) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
(1997) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
/ Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(1998) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
(1999) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
(2000) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
/ Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin
(2001) Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell
(2002) Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady
(2003) Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady
(2004) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(2005) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(2006) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(2007) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(2008) Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters
(2009) Mehmet Oz
Mehmet Oz
(2010) Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin
and Kelly Ripa
Kelly Ripa
/ Mehmet Oz
Mehmet Oz
(2011) Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin
and Kelly Ripa
Kelly Ripa
(2012) Ricki Lake
Ricki Lake
(2013) Katie Couric
Katie Couric
/ Mehmet Oz
Mehmet Oz
(2014)

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