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Among my souvenirs : the real story, Vol. 1, by Connie Francis

Label
Among my souvenirs : the real story, Vol. 1
Title
Among my souvenirs
Title remainder
the real story
Title number
Vol. 1
Statement of responsibility
by Connie Francis
Title variation
Real story
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Connie Francis story is an American story. Born into a blue-collar Italian family at the end of the Great Depression, she went on to unimaginable heights of success. Along this extraordinary journey of her life she experienced the highest of peaks and the deepest of valleysthe stuff of both dreams and nightmares. Through her eyes, readers have a front row seat to many of the greatest public and private moments in American history and popular culture
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ZAC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francis, Connie
Dewey number
  • 782.4216/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Francis, Connie
  • Singers
  • Autobiographies
Label
Among my souvenirs : the real story, Vol. 1, by Connie Francis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Stage fathers are the freakin' worst ; (Was this man too incredible for words, or what?) ; The Ted Mack Amateur Hour ; Three telling letters Daddy wrote to the Ted Mack staff
  • 6.
  • The world's most hated men ; My attack on the clergy ; Atlantic City, the Steel Pier and me
  • 7.
  • Dear diary ; ("George Hanz - first among men")
  • 8.
  • Ape man ; (Connie: "You don't wanna get in the ring with me, Buster!")
  • 9.
  • A tear in her voice ; (Daddy: "Hey, Connie, how come you can't do that?")
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Some might big lessons ; ("Daddy, what is the Mafia - I mean, really?")
  • 11.
  • Daddy's little girl ; ("It's all who you know, girlie!") ; The Arthur Godfrey Show ; Meeting all the boxers and the bad men, too
  • 12.
  • The Startime Kids ; (Why I was the only regular who made it big)
  • 13.
  • Good ol' Belleville High ; ("Moments to remember") ; Daddy: "The prom's out, sister, and that's that!"
  • 14.
  • Demo days ; (That Connie Francis sound)
  • She'd rather sing lullabies ; (by Earl Wilson)
  • 15.
  • An offer he hadda refuse ; (Daddy: "Sorry, boys, but we'll make it on our own with no bosses.") ; My father, the visionary ; Some sage advice from Daddy
  • 16.
  • Jukeboxes, Elvis and the Mob ; (Connie: "Elvis is the king, you know.") ; An epic idea goes bust ; A tragic irony
  • 17.
  • Hail hail rock 'n' roll
  • 18.
  • One of my two second mothers ; (My precious Aunt Rose in heaven and her "unsolved" murder)
  • 19.
  • My first real love - the true love story of Bobby Darin and me ; (Star-crossed lovers)
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • Connie: "A blind date with Frankie who again? I told you I'm dating that boy, Pete, from Corona."
  • 21.
  • Who's sorry now ; (Dick Clark: "She's headed straight for the #1 spot!") ; Dick Clark, my mentor, my savior, my very dear friend ; Blinnie's and me
  • 22.
  • Charlotte and Lou ; (My treasured second family)
  • 23.
  • The story of Neil Sedaka, Howie Greenfield and me
  • 24.
  • My intro to the world of haute couture ; (Connie: "$400.00! That's extortionate!")
  • The night when all the music died ; (Daddy: "Tell 'er she's lucky she's married to a guy like Joe.")
  • 25.
  • Frankie, my darlin'
  • 26.
  • The first of the superstardom years
  • 27.
  • The golden era of the great fan magazines ; The Connie Francis national look-a-like contests
  • 28.
  • Dorothy Kilgallen - she really delved into things ; Dick Clark / Connie Francis: "The hottest rumor of the year"
  • 29.
  • "An all Italian album - you must be kiddin' Daddy, right!" ; Mein Yiddishe Momme
  • 3.
  • 30.
  • Daddy and Melody Mike ; ("My daughter? She don't listen to nobody no more.")
  • 31.
  • God bless America and you, too, Irving Berlin
  • 32.
  • Daddy: "Perry Como's no show business kook" ; Mama - the song that changed my world
  • 33.
  • Language is a girl's best friend ; (Everybody's somebody's fool) ; Germany and our mutual fascination
  • 34.
  • Where the boys are (1960-1961) ; (Daddy: "Did you read this piece of garbage?") ; Where the boys are - 1985 ; Where the boys are - 2010
  • Growing up Franconero ; ("Even the Gotti kids could learn a thing or six from me!") ; The ghastly era of the old squeezebox ; Mein Yiddishe Welt ; The dead end kids
  • 35.
  • No Oscar for boys
  • 36.
  • Nashville - my home away from home
  • 37.
  • Connie at the Copa ; (The true story of the feud between Big Julie Podell and me)
  • 38.
  • This is your life ; (Another milestone, another heartache)
  • 39.
  • Darin at the Copa ; (Connie: "So how's married life treating you, BD?")
  • 4.
  • 40.
  • Blame it on my youth, Francis Albert ; (Daddy: "I don't care who the hell he is!")
  • 41.
  • Oi (Way) Marie - my two Maries ; ("Maria: this job may be a major change for me") ; My Aunt Marie and me
  • 42.
  • Follow the boys - do I have to? ; My dream home ; Some like it not and my fabulous masquerade parties
  • 43.
  • Viva Las Vegas ; (The swinging '60s and me) ; He's a nice guy, that Rickles ; "Nice to meet you too, Frank" (Some opening line, huh?) ; The Sinatra I knew (That special side) ; Bobby Darin, Sandra Dee, Charlie Mafia and me ; Over the rainbow (with Garland) ; How you gonna keep 'em down? (Uncle Ray: "Cut the shit, Princess") ; Las Vegas, the mob and a little girl from Jersey (My hidden netherworld)
  • 44.
  • The Godfather and me ; (And still, there was humor)
  • School days ; (Connie: "I better get my own gang real soon.") ; The powerful impact of dedicated teachers
  • 45.
  • "A rrrreally big shoo ... " ; (The Sullivan years 1958-1970) ; (Our special relationship)
  • 46.
  • I'm glad I waited for you ; (The honeymoon from hell)
Control code
sky292006841
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
609, xii, pages
Isbn
9780999238905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 03/18
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1023035564
Label
Among my souvenirs : the real story, Vol. 1, by Connie Francis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Stage fathers are the freakin' worst ; (Was this man too incredible for words, or what?) ; The Ted Mack Amateur Hour ; Three telling letters Daddy wrote to the Ted Mack staff
  • 6.
  • The world's most hated men ; My attack on the clergy ; Atlantic City, the Steel Pier and me
  • 7.
  • Dear diary ; ("George Hanz - first among men")
  • 8.
  • Ape man ; (Connie: "You don't wanna get in the ring with me, Buster!")
  • 9.
  • A tear in her voice ; (Daddy: "Hey, Connie, how come you can't do that?")
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Some might big lessons ; ("Daddy, what is the Mafia - I mean, really?")
  • 11.
  • Daddy's little girl ; ("It's all who you know, girlie!") ; The Arthur Godfrey Show ; Meeting all the boxers and the bad men, too
  • 12.
  • The Startime Kids ; (Why I was the only regular who made it big)
  • 13.
  • Good ol' Belleville High ; ("Moments to remember") ; Daddy: "The prom's out, sister, and that's that!"
  • 14.
  • Demo days ; (That Connie Francis sound)
  • She'd rather sing lullabies ; (by Earl Wilson)
  • 15.
  • An offer he hadda refuse ; (Daddy: "Sorry, boys, but we'll make it on our own with no bosses.") ; My father, the visionary ; Some sage advice from Daddy
  • 16.
  • Jukeboxes, Elvis and the Mob ; (Connie: "Elvis is the king, you know.") ; An epic idea goes bust ; A tragic irony
  • 17.
  • Hail hail rock 'n' roll
  • 18.
  • One of my two second mothers ; (My precious Aunt Rose in heaven and her "unsolved" murder)
  • 19.
  • My first real love - the true love story of Bobby Darin and me ; (Star-crossed lovers)
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • Connie: "A blind date with Frankie who again? I told you I'm dating that boy, Pete, from Corona."
  • 21.
  • Who's sorry now ; (Dick Clark: "She's headed straight for the #1 spot!") ; Dick Clark, my mentor, my savior, my very dear friend ; Blinnie's and me
  • 22.
  • Charlotte and Lou ; (My treasured second family)
  • 23.
  • The story of Neil Sedaka, Howie Greenfield and me
  • 24.
  • My intro to the world of haute couture ; (Connie: "$400.00! That's extortionate!")
  • The night when all the music died ; (Daddy: "Tell 'er she's lucky she's married to a guy like Joe.")
  • 25.
  • Frankie, my darlin'
  • 26.
  • The first of the superstardom years
  • 27.
  • The golden era of the great fan magazines ; The Connie Francis national look-a-like contests
  • 28.
  • Dorothy Kilgallen - she really delved into things ; Dick Clark / Connie Francis: "The hottest rumor of the year"
  • 29.
  • "An all Italian album - you must be kiddin' Daddy, right!" ; Mein Yiddishe Momme
  • 3.
  • 30.
  • Daddy and Melody Mike ; ("My daughter? She don't listen to nobody no more.")
  • 31.
  • God bless America and you, too, Irving Berlin
  • 32.
  • Daddy: "Perry Como's no show business kook" ; Mama - the song that changed my world
  • 33.
  • Language is a girl's best friend ; (Everybody's somebody's fool) ; Germany and our mutual fascination
  • 34.
  • Where the boys are (1960-1961) ; (Daddy: "Did you read this piece of garbage?") ; Where the boys are - 1985 ; Where the boys are - 2010
  • Growing up Franconero ; ("Even the Gotti kids could learn a thing or six from me!") ; The ghastly era of the old squeezebox ; Mein Yiddishe Welt ; The dead end kids
  • 35.
  • No Oscar for boys
  • 36.
  • Nashville - my home away from home
  • 37.
  • Connie at the Copa ; (The true story of the feud between Big Julie Podell and me)
  • 38.
  • This is your life ; (Another milestone, another heartache)
  • 39.
  • Darin at the Copa ; (Connie: "So how's married life treating you, BD?")
  • 4.
  • 40.
  • Blame it on my youth, Francis Albert ; (Daddy: "I don't care who the hell he is!")
  • 41.
  • Oi (Way) Marie - my two Maries ; ("Maria: this job may be a major change for me") ; My Aunt Marie and me
  • 42.
  • Follow the boys - do I have to? ; My dream home ; Some like it not and my fabulous masquerade parties
  • 43.
  • Viva Las Vegas ; (The swinging '60s and me) ; He's a nice guy, that Rickles ; "Nice to meet you too, Frank" (Some opening line, huh?) ; The Sinatra I knew (That special side) ; Bobby Darin, Sandra Dee, Charlie Mafia and me ; Over the rainbow (with Garland) ; How you gonna keep 'em down? (Uncle Ray: "Cut the shit, Princess") ; Las Vegas, the mob and a little girl from Jersey (My hidden netherworld)
  • 44.
  • The Godfather and me ; (And still, there was humor)
  • School days ; (Connie: "I better get my own gang real soon.") ; The powerful impact of dedicated teachers
  • 45.
  • "A rrrreally big shoo ... " ; (The Sullivan years 1958-1970) ; (Our special relationship)
  • 46.
  • I'm glad I waited for you ; (The honeymoon from hell)
Control code
sky292006841
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
609, xii, pages
Isbn
9780999238905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
ak 03/18
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1023035564

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