Frankie Carle (March 25, 1903 - March 7, 2001) was a highly acclaimed pianist, songwriter, and bandleader who became famous beginning in the late 1930s. He is best known for the self-penned "Sunrise Serenade" (1939, with Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra), "Oh! What It Seems To Be" (1946), and "Rumors Are Flying" (1946), which all topped the charts. He was Inducted into the Big Band & Jazz Hall of Fame in 1989.
Best known songs (with years) include:
Pop charts debut year: 1944
Years active: 1916-1989
Genres: Big band, jazz, easy listening, traditional pop
Labels: Columbia, Decca
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