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  Debby Boone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, she is the daughter of a famous singer, 1950s icon Pat Boone, and later added to her musical relations by marrying Gabriel Ferrer, brother of actor Miguel Ferrer and son of Rosemary Clooney and Jose Ferrer.
When asked who "lit up her life," Debby said she was singing about God, but the popularity of her first hit grew to be an annoyance.
In 2005 Boone released a new album on the Concord label, "Reflections of Rosemary." The CD is a tribute to her late mother-in-law.
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 Debby Boone | Bio
Debby Boone's first Concord Records release, Reflections of Rosemary, is an intimate musical portrait of her mother-in-law, the legendary singer Rosemary Clooney.
Boone movingly details why she included each song on the CD, from Clooney's respect for Frank Sinatra ("In The Wee Small House of the Morning"), to a song the family agreed expressed their feelings for Rosemary and her home, fondly referred to as "The Roxbury House" (Randy Newman's haunting and deceptively simple "I'll Be Home").
Boone tips her hat to fate when she performs "It Might As Well Be Spring," a song from the movie "State Fair." The screen version of the musical starred her father, Pat Boone, and was directed by her future father-in-law, Jose Ferrer.
www.debbyboone.net /bio.html   (749 words)

Debby Boone "Reflections Of Rosemary", Debby Boone new album to be released on April 26, 2005 (on Concord Records).
He and Boone reassure us, one cut after the next, that we're in the hands accomplished pros who know what Clooney meant to them and to a couple of generations whose lives seemed at times to be scored by her music.
Debby became a household name when her hit single, "You Light Up My Life" became an overnight success, topping the Billboard Charts for ten weeks and selling in excess of four million copies worldwide (the album was certified multi-platinum).
www.rosemaryclooney.com /debbyboone/index.htm   (5677 words)

 One Hit Wonder Central - Debby Boone: You Light Up My Life
Debby Boone is a popular Christian music singer, known for the 1970's hit "You Light Up My Life." In 1977, the song remained the number one hit on the charts for ten weeks, bringing Debby Boone a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Boone hails from New Jersey, and was introduced to music early in life by her father, Pat Boone, the rebel rock singer of the 1950's.
Debby was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, and moved with her family to the Los Angeles area when she was four.
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 VH1.com : Debby Boone : Biography
At the age of 14, Debby Boone began touring with her three sisters and her father.
Pat Boone describes his daughter as a "reluctant risk taker." Debby Boone's single hit "You Light Up My Life" in 1977 brought about the confidence to make Debby Boone successful in all aspects of her life.
Debby Boone resides in Sherman Oaks, California with her husband and their four children, Gabrielle, Dustin, Jordan and Tessa.
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 You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone Songfacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Boone had very little recording experience, but was the daughter of Pat Boone, a very popular singer in the '50s with a loyal and very religious fan base.
Boone sang in a Gospel quartet, and like her father was very religious.
Boone performed this at the Oscars with a group of children using sign language to translate the lyrics.
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 Playbill News: DIVA TALK: Chatting with Debby Boone Plus News of Buckley, Greene and D'Abruzzo
Boone was everywhere in the year or so that followed the release of the song and movie of the same name: on the Grammys, the Academy Awards, countless talk shows and even the Battle of the Network Stars.
Boone: People that knew I had inherited all of Rosemary's arrangements, I think they expected that the album would be an album of her arrangements, but we specifically did not want to do that on the first go 'round.
Boone: It's always awkward to put words in somebody else's mouth, so I won't put words in her mouth, but I know that she would be incredibly moved at the depth of this.
www.playbill.com /news/article/92775.html   (2795 words)

 westcoastmusic: Debby Boone "Reflections Of Mary", Debby Boone new album
Debby Boone "Reflections Of Mary", Debby Boone new album to be released on April 26, 2005 (on Concord Records).
Debby Boone tips her hat to fate when she performs "It Might As Well Be Spring," a song from the movie "State Fair." The screen version of the musical starred her father, Pat Boone, and was directed by her future father-in-law, Jose Ferrer.
Debby Boone has starred as the lead in numerous stage productions, such as "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" on Broadway and as Maria in Lincoln Center's 30th Anniversary production of The Sound of Music, which garnered a Drama Desk nomination.
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 debby boone recalls her spanking expiriences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
[Debby is telling about a talk with her sister, Cherry, while they sit on the bathroom floor in a Tokyo hotel while on tour.
[Debby is relating a conversation she and sister Lindy had when they volunteered to work for a year in a home for children with emotional disturbances (which was evidenced mostly in old-fashioned bad behavior).
This is entirely between Debby and me. I'm sorry, but I can't talk right now.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Cinema/6582/boone.htm   (2281 words)

 CNN.com - Review: Debby Boone's 'Blue Skies' - Jun 16, 2005
Boone's "reflections" on her mother-in-law's famed legacy include notes on each song's selection, a ready narration that Jay-Alexander has "stood on its feet" as Boone's running commentary between songs in her stage show.
Boone was born in New Jersey to Pat Boone and wife Shirley.
By the time she was 14, Debby Boone was touring with her father and her sisters, becoming a young fixture of family-safe pop in the days of TV dinners on tray tables.
www.cnn.com /2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/16/debby.boone/index.html   (1120 words)

 JS Online: Shedding light on Debby Boone hit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby's rendering of "You Light Up My Life," coupled with a remake of the Crystals' hit, "He's a Rebel," came out as a single (Warner Bros. 8446) in August 1977.
For the reissue of "You Light Up My Life," Warner plucked the aforementioned Boones' track, "Hasta Manana," and used it as the flip side instead of "He's a Rebel." Only this time, "Hasta Manana" is credited only to Debby Boone, no doubt to promote her as much as possible.
In late October, with Debby Boone's version already resting at No. 1, Kacey Cisyk's film track came out (Arista 0287), but not even credited to her on the label.
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 Debby Boone recalls Spanking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby's father had gotten angry at her when he suspected her of smoking cigarettes.
[Debby noted that she began to be in real conflict with her father after the age of 12.]
I guess deep down a small part of me recognized their motive; they really loved me and were concerened about me. They never showed anything different.
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 ttgapers.com store - Greatest Hymns - Debby Boone - Product Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby Boone sings her praise to the Lord on this totally "Christian/Gospel" outing.
I have been a Debby Boone fan for over 20 years, and was thrilled to see she is back in the studio.
As a Debby Boone fan, I was excited to see that Debby had a new release this year.
www.ttgapers.com /ttStore-index2-asin-B000046S0M.html   (505 words)

 VH1.com : Pat Boone : Biography
Charles Eugene Patrick Boone was born June 1, 1934 in Jacksonville, Florida; a descendant of American frontier hero Daniel Boone; he attended high school in Nashville, and was voted student body president.
Although the rise of Beatlemania put the brakes on Boone's run as a teen idol -- after 1962, he failed to again crack the Top 40 -- he continued recording for Dot through the late 1960s, and in his live performances regularly appeared with his wife and their four daughters, further reinforcing his family-friendly image.
By and large, Boone spent much of the 1980s and 1990s out of the secular media spotlight, but in 1997 he made a splash with the LP No More Mr.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/boone_pat/bio.jhtml   (391 words)

 CNN.com - Review: Clued in on Clooney - Apr 18, 2005
Debby Boone's new muscial tribute to her mother-in-law, Rosemary Clooney, releases Tuesday.
Debby Boone is being staged by Richard Jay-Alexander in performances to support the new CD, which releases Tuesday, April 19:
Debby Boone's "Reflections of Rosemary" is produced by Rosemary Clooney's former manager and producer Allen Sviridoff.
www.cnn.com /2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/18/boone.clooney   (831 words)

 Boone headlines festival concert
Debby Boone will headline a symphonic pops-style concert at 8 p.m.
Boone became famous after she recorded the single "You Light Up My Life." The record was No. 1 for 10 weeks, won an Oscar for Best Song in a Motion Picture, and earned Boone a Best New Artist Grammy.
Tickets for "Debby Boone Sings Stage and Screen" range from $35 to $55 and are available by calling (805) 449-2787.
www.toacorn.com /news/2004/0902/Dining_And_Entertainment/051.html   (313 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: You Light up My Life: Greatest Inspirational Songs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby Boone has one of the most beautiful voices in the music industry.
Debby Boone has a gifted voice that clearly comes across on these tracks.
This compilation is a must for Debby Boone fans, particularly if you do not have these tracks on CD already.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005AU59?v=glance   (1027 words)

 Debby Boone
The third of four daughters of Pat and Shirley Boone.
Debby followed the success of her father when she rocketed to stardom with the #1 song "You Light Up My Life" in 1977, earning Debby a Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Debby's 1977 recording of "You Light Up My Life" was the top-selling pop single of the 1970s in the United States, spending 25 weeks on the BillboardĀ® charts, 21 weeks in the Top 40, 14 weeks in the Top 10, and 10 weeks as No. 1.
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 Variety.com - Reviews - Debby Boone
The familiar voice of the late singer is briefly heard in the verse to "Blue Skies" as a prelude to "Reflections of Rosemary," a cabaret tribute in song performed by Clooney's daughter-in-law, Debby Boone.
Boone's debut at the club revealed an attractive vocalist in a well-structured hour of song.
Both Clooney and Boone shared a crush for Chet Baker, who was recalled with "Time After Time," the Jule Styne-Sammy Cahn movie tune introduced by Frank Sinatra in "It Happened in Brooklyn." A tight muted trumpet solo by Tony Kadleck accented Boone's sensitive reading of the song.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117927076?categoryid=34   (481 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: The Best of Debby Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The daughter of pop singer Pat Boone and maternal granddaughter of country singer Red Foley, Debby proves on this collection that she has absorbed all those musical influences.
Unfortunately, Debby was unable to find a follow-up pop hit, but eventually had a number one country hit with Are you on the road to loving me again.
Debby Boone is a great one to sing these songs of her mother-in-law, Rosemary Clooney.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000CS8?v=glance   (1473 words)

 Debby Boone News
News about Debby Boone continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
One perfectly frayed hole shows at the knee of Debby Boone's jeans as she sinks into a leather armchair for a waiting glass of wine in the Regency's Library lounge on Park Avenue.
For Debby Boone, the thrill of winning a Grammy at age 21 is overshadowed by the bliss of being a mother.
www.topix.net /who/debby-boone   (182 words)

 Debby Boone - Book The Debby Boone for Corporate Events, Fund Raisers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Debby sings about the values parents most want their children to have: love, kindness, a vivid imagination and self-respect as children romp through their favorite places: playgrounds, parks, pools and even school.
www.onlinetalent.com /Debby_Boone.htm   (135 words)

 Debby Boone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby Boone was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on September 22, 1956 to...
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 Debby Boone & Gabriel Ferrer - Snapshot - Marriage
Debby Boone & Gabriel Ferrer - Snapshot - Marriage
But talk to Debby Boone, and you'll find that's not the case.
Debby displayed the painting in her dressing room, and, not being overly romantic, she now keeps it in her bathroom at home.
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 Dimitriou's Jazz Alley - Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The tune, which outranked even The Beatles by claiming the #1 spot on the Billboard charts for ten straight weeks, sold an excess of four million copies; the album went platinum with sales in excess of two million.
Most recently, Debby performed the role of Anna in the 50th Anniversary staging of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I and launched her symphony program Debby Boone Sings Stage and Screen.
Debby has also written six charming children’s books in collaboration with her husband, Gabriel Ferrer, who created the illustrations for the best-selling series.
www.jazzalley.com /artist.asp?name=Debby_Boone   (372 words)

 ttgapers.com store - Home for Christmas - Debby Boone - Product Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As an avid DEBBY BOONE fan, I still find her vocals forever reminding me of crisp fall afternoons in 1977.
This CD is nothing more than a bad collection of granny songs dusted off to sooth drunk uncles who will not leave your home on the 26th after the parties of the 24th - 25th are over.
Best known for her 1977 hit single "You Light Up My Life", Debby Boone is a three-time Grammy winner with a diverse catalog of recordings.
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 1912   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ferrer is the uncle of actor George Clooney and the father-in-law of singer Debby Boone.
His cousin is actor George Clooney and his brother Gabriel Ferrer is married to singer Debby Boone.
Miguel was close friends with actress Dominique Dunne and served as a pallbearer in her funeral.
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 Debby Boone lyrics Free To Be Lonely Again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Debby Boone lyrics Free To Be Lonely Again
Lyrics > D > Debby Boone lyrics > Free To Be Lonely Again lyrics
This site and Debby Boone lyrics are for informational purposes only.
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 Amazon.ca: Music: Greatest Hymns [Best of]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When her pop career effectively fell by the wayside, Debby Boone turned her focus to something that had been near and dear to her heart for quite some time: gospel music.
She launched a successful Christian music career in the mid-'80s, and Greatest Hymns collects the best traditional hymns she has recorded over the years.
While it doesn't cover her more contemporary songs, Greatest Hymns is still a fine introduction to Boone's religious music.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000046S0M   (461 words)

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