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Ann Richards

Born
Margaret Ann Borden
1 October 1935, San Diego, California

Died
1 April 1982

Kenton
Joined in January 1955, left later that year
Spring/fall tours 1960

Plus sporadic dates in 1957, 58, and 61.

“Ann Richards is the latest in the long line of sing-a-like thrushes whom Stan has introduced to us over the years.” —Metronome, April 1955

Black Coffee (arr. Bill Holman)
22 July 1955

I Got Rhythm (arr. Bill Holman)
20 July 1960

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Capitol Studio recordings with Kenton

A-Ting A-Ling (arr. Stan Kenton) 25 January 1955
All or Nothing at All (arr. Johnny Richards) 22 July 1960
Black Coffee (arr. Bill Holman) 22 July 1955
Casanova (arr. Stan Kenton) 30 March 1955
Don't Be That Way (arr. Bill Holman) 20 July 1960
Don't Worry 'Bout Me (arr. Pete Rugolo) 22 July 1955
Falling (arr. Stan Kenton) 30 March 1955
Freddy (arr. Pete Rugolo) 15 May 1955
Handwriting's on the Wall, The (arr. Stan Kenton) 30 March 1955
I Got Rhythm (arr. Bill Holman) 20 July 1960
I Was the Last to Know (arr. Wayne Dunstan) 21 July 1960
I Was the Last to Know (arr. Stan Kenton) 22 July 1960
It's A Wonderful World (arr. Wayne Dunstan) 22 July 1960
Morning After, The (arr. Bill Holman) 20 July 1960
My Kinda Love (arr. Johnny Richards) 21 July 1960
No Moon At All (arr. Gene Roland) 20 July 1960
Nobody Like My Body (arr. Stan Kenton) 22 July 1960
Opus In Chatreuse (arr. Stan Kenton) 5 February 1957
Softly (arr. Stan Kenton) 22 February 1957
Suddenly I'm Sad (arr. Johnny Richards) 21 July 1960
Thrill Is Gone, The (arr. Bill Holman) 22 July 1955
Winter in Madrid (arr. Stan Kenton) 30 March 1955
Women Usually Do (arr. Stan Kenton) 5 February 1957

Other songs

Back In Your Own Backyard (arr. Bill Holman)
Get Out of Town (arr. Bill Holman)
I Hear Music (arr. Bill Holman)
I'm Shooting High (arr. Wayne Dunstan)
Imagination (arr. Bill Holman)
It Never Enetered My Mind (arr. Bill Holman)
Lullaby of Birdland (arr. Bill Holman)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bill Holman)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (arr. Bill Holman)
Speak Low (arr. Bill Holman)

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Down Beat, 9 March 1955

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