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Famous Crooners

List of famous crooners, with photos. Crooning is a 20th century style of singing made possible by the invention of microphones and amplifiers, which allowed the crooner to sing in a much softer, quieter, more intimate style. Its popularity peaked during the 1920's to 1950's with the advent of radio and electric recording allowing crooners to be heard by millions.

Who are the best known crooners of all time? Crooners were almost by definition entirely male. As the decades passed, crooning began to fall out of fashion and was written off by many as a fad. It was ultimately dethroned by a new style of music in the 1950's, rock and roll. Today, modern crooners are categorized as "adult contemporary" or "easy listening".
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    “Whispering” Jack Smith

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    Abdel Halim Hafez

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

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    Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

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    Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz

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    Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

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    Bogomil Font

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    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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    Chris Gehrke

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    Pop music, Latin pop

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    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

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    Easy listening

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    Dr Harry

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    Traditional pop music

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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

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    Traditional music, Folk music, Traditional pop music

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    Harry Connick Jr.

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Jazz

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    Traditional pop music

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    Pop music, Latin American music, Easy listening

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    Ballad, Latin pop, Bolero

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    Julie La Rosa

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    Ken Ard

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    Jump blues, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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    Lucho Gatica Bolero

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    Ballad, Pop music, Latin pop

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    Easy listening

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    Adult contemporary music, Lounge music, Pop music

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rockabilly

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    Jump blues, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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    Ballad, Pop music, Easy listening

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    Adult contemporary music, Sacred music, Pop music

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    Indie pop, Psychobilly, Rockabilly

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    Show tune, Vocal music

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