Tuesday, January 19, 2010


Connie Haines, began performing at age 4, and by age 9 had a regular radio show performing as Baby Yvonne Marie. After winning the Major Bowes contest, she was hired by Harry James, who asked her to change her name. Haines performed in a number of films, including Duchess of Idaho. She later did a television show with Frankie Laine.

She had over 200 recordings, including "Let's Get Away From It All" and "Friendship," sold more than 50,000 copies. Other classic singles from Connie are, "Stormy Weather", "My Man", "Snooty Little Cutie" and "Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy" and "Let's Choo Choo Choo to Idaho".

List of Connie Haines films:
Birth of a Band (1954)
Duchess of Idaho (1950)
A Wave, a WAC and a Marine (1944)
Twilight on the Prairie (1944)
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944)

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