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  • 1 crooning — n. 1. singing in a soft low tone; as, her crooning soon put the child to sleep. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 Crooning — „Shure Brothers“ Mikrophon, model 55s von 1951. Crooning beschreibt einen in den 1920er Jahren mit der Entwicklung des Mikrophons entstandenen Gesangsstil der populären Musik, dessen (vorwiegend männliche) Repräsentanten als Crooner bezeichnet… …

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  • 3 Crooning — Croon Croon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crooned} (kr[=oo]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crooning}.] 1. To sing in a low tone, as if to one s self; to hum. [1913 Webster] Hearing such stanzas crooned in her praise. C. Bront[ e]. [1913 Webster] 2. To soothe by… …

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  • 4 crooning — noun 1. singing in a soft low tone her crooning soon put the child to sleep • Derivationally related forms: ↑croon • Hypernyms: ↑singing, ↑vocalizing 2. the act of singing popular songs in a sentimental manner • Deriva …

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  • 5 Crooning — Croo|ning 〈[kru: ] n. 15; unz.; Mus.; meist abwertend〉 überaus sentimentaler Schlagergesang [zu engl. croon „leise, sanft singen“] …

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  • 6 Crooning — Croo|ning 〈[kru: ] n.; Gen.: od. s; Pl.: unz.; Musik; meist abwertend〉 Schnulze, überaus sentimentaler Schlagergesang [Etym.: <engl. croon »leise, sanft singen«] …

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  • 7 crooning — kruːn v. sing softly, hum softly …

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  • 8 Crooner — Rudy Vallee Mit Crooner wird ein männlicher Vokalist bezeichnet, der den Gesangsstil des Croonings pflegt. Bekannte Vertreter des Stils sind Rudy Vallée, Gene Austin, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole und Tony Bennett. In… …

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  • 9 Belting — Das Belting (aus dem Engl.: schmettern) ist eine Gesangstechnik, die bevorzugt im Bereich Musical, Popmusik und Soul, aber durchaus auch in anderen (vor allem Jazz verwandten) musikalischen Genres eingesetzt wird. Durch eine gegenüber dem… …

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  • 10 Frankie Laine — Infobox musical artist Name = Frankie Laine Img capt = Frankie Laine in November 1947. Photo by Maurice Seymour. Background = solo singer Birth name = Francesco Paolo LoVecchio Born = birth date|1913|3|30|mf=y Near West Side, Chicago Died = death …

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  • 11 Nick Lucas — Pop File:NickLucas29.jpg Background information Birth name Dominic Nicholas Anthony Lucanese Also known as The Crooning Troubadour , The Grandfather of the Jazz Guitar Born August 22, 1897 …

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  • 12 croon — [[t]kru͟ːn[/t]] croons, crooning, crooned 1) VERB If you croon, you sing or hum quietly and gently. He would much rather have been crooning in a smoky bar... [V n] Later in the evening, Lewis began to croon another Springsteen song. 2) VERB If… …

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  • 13 Crooner — Gene Austin For the toy, see Crooner (Beanie Baby). Croon redirects here. For the rower, see Bernardus Croon. Crooner is an American epithet given to male singers of pop standards, mostly from the Great American Songbook, either backed by a full… …

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  • 14 croon — crooner, n. crooningly, adv. /kroohn/, v.i. 1. to sing or hum in a soft, soothing voice: to croon to a baby. 2. to sing in an evenly modulated, slightly exaggerated manner: Popular singers began crooning in the 1930s. 3. to utter a low murmuring… …

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  • 15 Joey Ramone — Infobox musical artist Name = Joey Ramone Img capt = Joey Ramone (c.1980) Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Jeffrey Ross Hyman Alias = Born = birth date|1951|5|19|mf=y Queens, New York, U.S. Died = Death date and… …

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  • 16 The Damned — Infobox musical artist Name = The Damned Img capt = Dave Vanian performing live with The Damned at Cleethorpes in August 2006 Img size = 250 Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = London, England Genre = Punk rock, gothic rock [… …

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  • 17 Perry Como — on The Perry Como Show set, 1956. Background information Birth name Pierino Ronald Como …

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  • 18 Al Bowlly — Infobox actor name = Albert Allick Bowlly birthdate = January 7, 1899 location = Maputo, Mozambique Flagicon|Mozambique occupation = Songwriter, composer, band leader and singer yearsactive = 1927 1941 deathdate = April 17, 1941 deathplace =… …

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  • 19 Darius Rucker — in 2004 at Yokota Air Base, Japan Background information Born May 13, 1966 (1966 05 13) (age 45) …

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  • 20 Doctor's Advocate — Studio album by Game Released November 14, 2006 …

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