Real Name:
Melvin Howard Torma
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Mel Tormé (born September 13, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA - died June 05, 1999 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American jazz singer, composer, arranger, pianist, drummer, actor and author. He worked with Harry James (2), Ben Pollack and with his own group The Mel-Tones. He is perhaps best known for co-writing "The Christmas Song" (also known as "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") with Robert Wells (2). He was married to Janette Scott from 1966 to 1977 (divorced) and father of James Torme.
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Mel Tormé - A Stranger In Town / You've Laughed At Me For The Last Time album art Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* - A Stranger In Town / You've Laughed At Me For The Last Time (Single) Decca Canada 1945 Sell This Version
18707 Mel Tormé - I Fall In Love Too Easily / Am I Blue album art Eugenie Baird With Mel Tormé Eugenie Baird With Mel Tormé - I Fall In Love Too Easily / Am I Blue(Shellac, 10") Decca 18707 US 1945 Sell This Version
412 Mel Tormé - Changing My Tune / For You, For Me, Forevermore album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra With Mel Torme* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra With Mel Torme* - Changing My Tune / For You, For Me, Forevermore(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 412 US 1946 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - Connecticut / Don't You Believe It Dear album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* - Connecticut / Don't You Believe It Dear Musicraft US 1946 Sell This Version
397 Mel Tormé - It Happened In Monterey / Born To Be Blue album art Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra / Mel Torme* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Torme* And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra / Mel Torme* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - It Happened In Monterey / Born To Be Blue(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 397 US 1946 Sell This Version
381 Mel Torme* And His Mel Tones* Mel Torme* And His Mel Tones* - Try A Little Tenderness / South America, Take It Away(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 381 US 1946 Sell This Version
495 Mel Tormé - Try A Little Tenderness / Willow Road album art Mel Tormé And His The Mel-Tones Mel Tormé And His The Mel-Tones - Try A Little Tenderness / Willow Road(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 495 US 1946 Sell This Version
365 Mel Tormé - I Got The Sun In The Morning / Along With Me album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra , Vocal By Mel Torme* And The Meltones* Artie Shaw And His Orchestra , Vocal By Mel Torme* And The Meltones* - I Got The Sun In The Morning / Along With Me(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 365 US 1946 Sell This Version
381 Mel Tormé - South America, Take It Away / Try A Little Tenderness album art Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones* With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - South America, Take It Away / Try A Little Tenderness(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 381 US 1946 Sell This Version
389 Mel Tormé - Get Out Of Town / Night And Day album art Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Vocal By Mel Tormé / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Featuring Vocal By Mel Tormé / Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - Get Out Of Town / Night And Day(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 389 US 1946 Sell This Version
15107 Mel Tormé - One For My Baby / A Little Kiss Each Morning album art Mel Tormé With Ray Linn And His Orchestra Mel Tormé With Ray Linn And His Orchestra - One For My Baby / A Little Kiss Each Morning(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 15107 US 1947 Sell This Version
15104 Mel Tormé - Who Cares What People Say / I'm Yours album art Mel Tormé With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Tormé With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - Who Cares What People Say / I'm Yours(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 15104 US 1947 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - Gone With The Wind / Little White Lies album art Mel Tormé Gone With The Wind / Little White Lies Musicana Canada 1948 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - But Beautiful / Night And Day album art Mel Tormé But Beautiful / Night And Day Musicraft US 1948 Sell This Version
03731 Mel Tormé - Day By Day / Prove It By The Things You Do album art Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones Bing Crosby, Mel Tormé, The Mel-Tones - Day By Day / Prove It By The Things You Do(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 03731 UK 1948 Sell This Version
534 Mel Tormé - Do It Again album art Mel Tormé With Hal Mooney And His Orchestra Mel Tormé With Hal Mooney And His Orchestra - Do It Again(Shellac, 10") Musicraft 534 US 1948 Sell This Version
R. 3152 Mel Tormé - A Cottage For Sale / Gone With The Wind album art Mel Torme* A Cottage For Sale / Gone With The Wind(Shellac, 10") Parlophone R. 3152 UK 1948 Sell This Version
R. 3131 Mel Tormé - Little White Lies / Night And Day album art Mel Torme* Little White Lies / Night And Day(Shellac, 10") Parlophone R. 3131 UK 1948 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me / There Isn't Any Special Reason album art Mel Tormé You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me / There Isn't Any Special Reason (Single) Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - She's A Home Girl / Careless Hands album art Mel Tormé With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra Mel Tormé With Sonny Burke And His Orchestra - She's A Home Girl / Careless Hands Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - The Old Master Painter album art Peggy Lee and Mel Tormé Peggy Lee and Mel Tormé - The Old Master Painter (Single) Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Mel Tormé - The Four Winds And The Seven Seas album art Mel Tormé The Four Winds And The Seven Seas Capitol Records US 1949 Sell This Version
57-743 Mel Tormé - The Meadows Of Heaven / Sonny Boy album art Mel Tormé With Frank De Vol And His Orchestra Mel Tormé With Frank De Vol And His Orchestra - The Meadows Of Heaven / Sonny Boy(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 57-743 US 1949 Sell This Version
54-775 Mel Tormé - Don't Do Something To Someone Else album art Mel Tormé Don't Do Something To Someone Else(7", Single) Capitol Records 54-775 US 1949 Sell This Version
15428 Mel Tormé - Blue Moon / Again album art Mel Tormé Blue Moon / Again(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 15428 US 1949 Sell This Version