Nancy Ames

ABOUT

Nancy Ames (b. Nancy Hamilton Alfaro on September 30, 1937) is a veteran pop singer of both Spanish and English who became famous during the late 1960s. Her best known songs include "He Wore The Green Beret" (1966), an answer to Ssgt. Barry Sadler's "Ballad Of The Green Berets." With Mason Williams, she co-wrote "Cinderella Rockefella," which charted worldwide in 1968 for Esther & Abi Ofarim, and the theme to "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour."


Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Cry Softly (1966)
  • He Wore The Green Beret (1966)

Pop charts debut year: 1966

Years active: ca. 1960s

Genres: Folk, pop, Latin

Labels: Epic, Liberty

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