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Everybody Loves My Baby - Brigitte Bardot
Brigitte Bardot in Everybody Loves My Baby (1968).
Everybody Loves My Baby was composed by Spencer Williams, with lyrics by Jack Palmer, in 1924. Spencer Williams was the author of other jazz standards like Basin Street Blues (1926) and I Ain't Got Nobody (1915).
For You - Freddie Bell and Roberta Linn
Roberta Linn in For You.
Roberta Linn was a regular performer in Las Vegas: she began as one of Lawrence Welk's Champagne Ladies in 1949. Freddie Bell and the Bellboys were an influential group in the development of rock and roll in the 1950s. Roberta Linn married Freddie Bell in 1961.
La Bamba - Los Colombianos
Los Colombianos in La Bamba.
La Bamba is a Mexican folk song (from the State of Veracruz), whose first certain recording was made by Alvaro Hernández Ortiz (as El Jarocho) in 1939. On this first record (Victor) the song is expressly defined as Són Veracruzano.
[Note: on this video, the artists' name is wrong.]
It's a Happening World - Paula Wayne
Paula Wayne in It's a Happening World (1968).
Paula Wayne co-starred with Sammy Davis jr. in Clifford Odets, William Gibson, Lee Adams and Charles Strouse's Broadway musical Golden Boy (1964).
Because You're Mine - James Darren
James Darren and chorus girls in Because You're Mine (1965).
Sammy Cahn and Nicholas Brodszky's Because You're Mine was first sung by Mario Lanza and Doretta Morrow in Alexander Hall's musical comedy with the same title (1952). It was one of the Mario Lanza's million selling hits and a chart entry for Nat King Cole in the same year.
Magazine ad for Scopitone juke-boxes, featuring Ellen and Alice Kessler.
Scopitone was a juke-box that featured a 16 mm. projector and a 26-inch color screen, produced by French company Cameca. The first model (ST16) was introduced at the Foire de Paris in May 1960 and distributed from 1961.