Eileen Rodgers

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Eileen Rodgers (July 10, 1930 - July 13, 2003) was an American singer and Broadway performer.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1930, she began her career as a nightclub performer, later singing as lead vocalist with Charlie Spivak's orchestra. She later recorded more than 30 singles and two LPs for Columbia Records.

Her Broadway debut was in 1959's Fiorello!, where she sang the show-stopping "Gentleman Jimmy". In 1960, she appeared in Tenderloin. Two years later, in 1962, she headed the off-Broadway revival cast of Cole Porter's Anything Goes in the role of Reno Sweeney.
The show won the New York Outer Circle Critics' Award as Best Revival of 1962.

In 1965, Rodgers appeared in the infamous musical flop Kelly which closed on Broadway after one performance.
She served as a standby for Ethel Merman in the 1966 revival of Annie Get Your Gun.

Eileen Rodgers Thompson died of lung cancer on July 13, 2003 in Charlotte, North Carolina, three days after her 73rd birthday
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Eileen Rodgers Discography Tracks

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Eileen Rodgers - Oh Captain! album art Tony Randall (3), Jacquelyn McKeever, Edward Platt With Susan Johnson (4) And Paul Valentine (2), Stanley Carlson, Alexandra Danilova And Members Of The Original Broadway Cast* With Eileen Rodgers Tony Randall (3), Jacquelyn McKeever, Edward Platt With Susan Johnson (4) And Paul Valentine (2), Stanley Carlson, Alexandra Danilova And Members Of The Original Broadway Cast* With Eileen Rodgers - Oh Captain! (Album) Columbia Masterworks US 1958 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Blue Swing album art Eileen Rodgers Blue Swing (Album) Columbia US 1958 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Eileen Rodgers - Just A Little Bit More! / Now Is The Time album art Eileen Rodgers Just A Little Bit More! / Now Is The Time (Single) Columbia US 1955 Sell This Version
40594 Eileen Rodgers I Had To Lose You To Love You / The Desperate Hours(Shellac, 10") Columbia 40594 US 1955 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Some Of These Days album art Eileen Rodgers With Ray Conniff & His Orchestra & Chorus* Eileen Rodgers With Ray Conniff & His Orchestra & Chorus* - Some Of These Days Columbia US 1956 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Miracle Of Love / Unwanted Heart album art Eileen Rodgers Miracle Of Love / Unwanted Heart (Single) Columbia US 1956 Sell This Version
B-2117 Eileen Rodgers - Singing The Blues / Miracle Of Love album art Guy Mitchell, Eileen Rodgers Guy Mitchell, Eileen Rodgers - Singing The Blues / Miracle Of Love(7", EP) Columbia B-2117 US 1956 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Third Finger - Left Hand / Crazy Dream album art Eileen Rodgers With Ray Conniff And His Orch.* Eileen Rodgers With Ray Conniff And His Orch.* - Third Finger - Left Hand / Crazy Dream Columbia US 1957 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - This Day / The Wall album art Eileen Rodgers This Day / The Wall (Single) Columbia US 1957 Sell This Version
4-41097 Eileen Rodgers - I'm Not Afraid Anymore album art Eileen Rodgers I'm Not Afraid Anymore(7", Single) Columbia 4-41097 US 1957 Sell This Version
4-41018 Eileen Rodgers - Happy Love album art Eileen Rodgers Happy Love(7") Columbia 4-41018 US 1957 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - A Little Bit Bluer / Treasure Of Your Love album art Eileen Rodgers A Little Bit Bluer / Treasure Of Your Love (Single) Columbia UK 1958 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Careful Careful album art Eileen Rodgers with Buss Franklin & his Orch.* Eileen Rodgers with Buss Franklin & his Orch.* - Careful Careful (Single) Columbia US 1958 Sell This Version
KEP 178 Eileen Rodgers - Blue Swing album art Eileen Rodgers, Ray Conniff And His Orchestra* Eileen Rodgers, Ray Conniff And His Orchestra* - Blue Swing(7", EP) Coronet (2) KEP 178 Australia 1958 Sell This Version
4-41403 Eileen Rodgers - Brand New Heartache album art Eileen Rodgers Brand New Heartache(7", Promo) Columbia 4-41403 US 1959 Sell This Version
4-41514 Eileen Rodgers - 'Til Tomorrow album art Eileen Rodgers 'Til Tomorrow(7", Promo) Columbia 4-41514 US 1959 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - You Were Meant For Me album art Eileen Rodgers You Were Meant For Me (Single) Columbia US 1960 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - Wait Till Tomorrow album art Eileen Rodgers Wait Till Tomorrow (Single) Kapp Records Hong Kong 1961 Sell This Version
214011 Eileen Rodgers - Sailor (Marin) album art Eileen Rodgers Sailor (Marin)(7", EP) Kapp Records, Inc. 214011 France 1961 Sell This Version
58195 Eileen Rodgers - Blow, Gabriel, Blow / Take Me Back To Manhattan album art Eileen Rodgers Blow, Gabriel, Blow / Take Me Back To Manhattan(7", Promo) Epic 58195 US 1962 Sell This Version
13-33229 Eileen Rodgers - Miracle Of Love / Treasure Of Your Love album art Eileen Rodgers Miracle Of Love / Treasure Of Your Love(7", Single, RE) Columbia 13-33229 US 1973 Sell This Version
Eileen Rodgers - The Phone Call, You Better Decide  album art Eileen Rodgers The Phone Call, You Better Decide (Single) Columbia US Unknown Sell This Version
B-45-1, Q-601 Eileen Rodgers - Any Other Way / Careful, Careful album art Chuck Jackson, Eileen Rodgers Chuck Jackson, Eileen Rodgers - Any Other Way / Careful, Careful(7", Single) B-W Records, B-W Records B-45-1, Q-601 US Unknown Sell This Version
4-40791 Eileen Rodgers - Give Me album art Eileen Rodgers Give Me(7", Single, Mono) Columbia 4-40791 US Unknown Sell This Version
4-41334 Eileen Rodgers - King Of My Heart / I Never Know When To Say When album art Eileen Rodgers King Of My Heart / I Never Know When To Say When(7", Promo) Columbia 4-41334 Unknown Sell This Version

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