Glamorous West Coast Vocalist Jan Daley Salutes Former Boss, Bob Hope, in NYC Nov. 14

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Jan Daley Toured the World as the Singing Star of the Late Funnyman's Troop Tours

Jan Daley

“Her voice matches her looks—in every sense, a knockout.”… Billboard

Gorgeous and glamorous West Coast Songstress and former Bob Hope canary, Jan Daley, will appear at The Metropolitan Room in New York City on November 14 for one show, celebrating the release of her new CD on Encore Music Presents Records. “Where There’s Hope” is a tribute to the love songs from her former boss Bob Hope’s Legacy. Daley toured with Hope all over the wartime globe, including Viet Nam, as the singing star of his troop shows, entertaining over 100,000 GI Joes and Janes.

Her show will include fantastic vintage film of her in VietNam on one of the tours. See video of Jan Daley in Viet Nam here:
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The CD, “Where There’s Hope,” was recorded with Les Brown Jr.’s Band of Renown, and produced by Brown.

The Metropolitan Room show is Sunday, November 14 at 7pm. She’ll be joined by the fabulous Shelly Markham on piano.

Daley conceived her tribute to the beloved funny man when she was asked by the Hope family to sing “Thanks For The Memory” (with special lyrics) at Hope’s funeral service. Always thought of mainly as one of the most important comedians in history, Hope was a charming song and dance man who debuted several of the American Songbook's most beloved tunes, including “I Can’t Get Started” and “It’s De-Lovely,” both of which are included on “Where There’s Hope. ” The disc also features Cole Porter’s "You Do Something to Me" and “Thanks For The Memory" by Leo Robin and Ralph Grainger.

“Her voice matches her looks—in every sense, a knockout.”… Billboard

“Beauty, sex appeal and top talent…a good bet for top lining all mediums.” … Variety

Jan has appeared in series television, films and in over 150 television commercials. As a songwriter, Jan has written the music for a Jimmy Webb house music project, and her songs appear on Kathy Smith’s Walking Workout CDs. Of late, she has been appearing in support of her recording in Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Las Vegas, where she recently appeared on the nationally syndicated radio show, The Dennis Bono Show. Click here to see excerpts of Jan's recent Los Angeles show:

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Also in 2010, she completed a six month run starring in “The Follies” in Branson, MO, followed by “And Then She Wrote” with Peter Marshall and Mimi Hines and the Broadway bound “Showgirl on 52nd Street.” Daley has recorded five albums, the latest being “Where There’s Hope.”

The elegant and statuesque singer/actress/songwriter is a Los Angeles native who was crowned Miss California, an early achievement that launched her show business career. Jan broke into television on iconic vehicles like The Tonight Show and The Merv Griffin Show; she also starred in musical specials for television. Her recording of "Till Love Touches Your Life," from the film MADRON, was an Academy Award nominee in 1970. Jan worked in Las Vegas with Louis Armstrong, and she has been the opening act for many huge stars including Don Rickles, David Brenner and the late Rodney Dangerfield.

Jan Daley CD Launch: “Where There’s Hope: A Tribute the Love Songs of Bob Hope’s Legacy”
The Metropolitan Room
Sunday, Nov. 14
7pm
Address: 34 West 22nd Street between 5th and 6th.
Phone: 212.206.0440
Website: http://www.metropolitanroom.com
Cover: $20 plus 2 drink minimum*
*note, there is no dinner service at the Metropolitan Room, just light snacks

For additional information on Jan Daley and her schedule of appearances, visit: http://www.jandaley.com

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