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At the end of the hall she ran into Darin's friend who demanded to know what had happened. A-side Chart peak Pop Chart peak Adult Contemporary Chart peak misc. Eduardo di Capua, Giovanni Capurro 2. Soon afterwards it entered the album charts where it remained for 81 weeks, peaking at 4. He had realized that Francis would have to make a timely transition from the youth-oriented to if she wanted to pursue a successful long-term career in music.

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Connie Francis Sings Italian Favorites

connie francis discography

I have an announcement to make. She explained: 'I can never forgive him for controlling my life and my loves, and for putting me in more than one mental institution after I was misdiagnosed as bi-polar. When comedian Don Rickles drew the wrath of one particular mobster who attended his Vegas show, by mocking his girlfriend, he pleaded with Francis to help. I looked up and it took me a moment to understand. Daddy will go insane, how will he ever accept this disgrace? I'd be interested in finding someone intelligent I could talk to, someone who's kind with a good sense of humor, maybe like a doctor, a lawyer or a professor. Share Francis goes on to explain in graphic detail how she was savagely raped by a man who broke into her hotel room.

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The Complete US Singles As & Bs: 1955

connie francis discography

Her husband was a liberal, worldly enough guy not to think of her as damaged goods — the way her father did. She recalls that her attacker shouted at her: 'Scream and I'll kill you! I asked what city he was out of and he didn't know that either. She also talks about how, since the age of three, she was privy to conversations involving mafia secrets, including Joe Kennedy Sr. Chart peak 1978 Who's Happy Now? Ich komm' nie mehr von dir los France 1961 X 2516 Connie Francis sings Italian Favorites 1. Francis' new book, , is released this week, and she explains in an exclusive interview with DailyMail. Stereo pressings Remark 1958 Who's Sorry Now? A-Side Chart peak B-Side Chart Peak Remark 1959 M 21 100 My Happiness 6 You Always Hurt The One You Love — Distributor: 1959 M 21 196 Lipstick On Your Collar — — Distributor: Electrola 1960 61 001 My Happiness — Never Before — Distributor from here: 1960 61 002 Lipstick On Your Collar — — — 1960 61 005 You're Gonna Miss Me — Plenty Good Lovin' — — 1960 61 009 Among My Souvenirs — God Bless America — — 1960 61 017 Mama — — — 1960 61 018 Valentino — Teddy — — 1960 61 023 Everybody's Somebody's Fool 26 Jealous Of You Tango Della Gelosia — — 1960 61 025 1 Robot Man — — 1960 61 028 My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own — Malagueña — — 1960 61 031 Who's Sorry Now? And despite the murder, the mafia big wigs continued to be in contact with Francis. She'll wear a royal blue suit.

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Connie Francis Greatest Hits Full Album

connie francis discography

I want to spend the rest of my life helping Veterans, the mentally ill and crime victims. She said: 'When I walked into a hotel, I would need to take the most humongous tote bag I could find because there was always a boss ready to throw fists full of silver dollars of varying amounts in my bag'. How he later threatened to cut her throat from ear to ear if she didn't give him all her money, and her utter panic at realizing she didn't have her money or jewelry in the room to give him. The tourists fought each other to play at my table because whenever I placed a bet, the pit boss would signal the dealer to show all his cards, even the ones face down, before the players placed their bets. The Italian-American from Newark, New Jersey, describes how she grew up around mobsters - but that close connection to the mafia cost her brother his life after he turned informant and was found dead with two bullets to his head.

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The Complete US Singles As & Bs: 1955

connie francis discography

In fact, while she recently auctioned off dozens of her glamorous gowns, designer purses, shoes, and other souvenirs, the one thing she could never part with are her precious love letters from him. Francis said Darin told her: 'Bad timing baby, the friggin' worst! And for the first time, she reveals never-before-shared details of the brutal 1974 rape that kept her from performing for the next three years. And to celebrate the milestone, the songstress — who skyrocketed to fame in the 1950s and 1960s — is revealing intimate details of her life. Growing up in New Jersey, there were always mobsters around and she would often overhear them talk about mafia business. Francis writes: 'There wasn't a restaurant, lounge or showroom in any major hotel where I could pick up a tab. Francis says she never had to pay for anything due to her celebrity status.

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Connie Francis Greatest Hits Full Album

connie francis discography

But despite her success with hit tracks such as Where the Boys Are, Stupid Cupid, and Lipstick on my Collar, Francis admits her life wasn't always glamorous. The third time the guy visited me there was a definite edge to his voice and he told me I was being rude. On November 7th, 1974, following a successful appearance at the Westbury Music Theater in Long Island New York, Connie and her entourage returned to the Howard Johnson Motel where they were staying. Pretty Little Baby Swedish version 2. Country 1978 Connie Francis En Español United Artists Records? And her brother was murdered by mobsters in 1981.

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Connie Francis Sings Italian Favorites

connie francis discography

Spain 1964 63 514 Yo canto en Español 1. The little kid from Jersey just beat the house for thirty — five large. Pictured: Francis in 1960 In Francis' heyday she recorded some of the most well known songs in history, resulting in a lavish lifestyle. When Sinatra's men came to get her, she told him 'I needed another 10 minutes. . Solamente una vez Spain 1965 63 526 Connie Francis 1.

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Connie Francis Greatest Hits Full Album

connie francis discography

That night, after everyone retired leaving Francis on her own, she was raped. And following her terrifying rape, her father's reaction stuck with her. He nearly smothered her before ordering her not to scream for at least half an hour after he left, or he'd come back to kill her. Mister Twister English version 2. Ma He's Making Eyes At Me 1. Her controlling father implied she was damaged goods after she had been raped at knife-point in 1974.

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