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Famous Crooners

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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 More
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    Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening More
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    Popular music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music More
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    Jazz More
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    Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz More
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    Rock music, Swing music, Folk music More
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    Bogomil Font

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    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music More
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    Jazz More
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    Chris Gehrke

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    Pop music, Latin pop More
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    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music More
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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz More
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    Easy listening More
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    Dr Harry

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    Traditional pop music More
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Traditional pop music More
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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band More
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    Traditional music, Folk music, Traditional pop music More
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    Harry Connick Jr.

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