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Gloria Hendry sings with legendary Jimmy McConnell and his big band (Live album)

By: FSWL team
Gloria Hendry sings with legendary Jimmy McConnell
American actress and singer Gloria Hendry has released a live album of James Bond themes where she sings with legendary Jimmy McConnell and his big band. The album is now available on Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes.

Gloria Hendry stands as one of the legendary figures of The Black Renaissance in Hollywood in the early 1970s. She worked at the New York Playboy Club as a model for brands such as Chevas Regal, Kool and Virginia Slims cigarettes, Ballantine Beer, and Planters Peanuts.

Apart from acting, Gloria also sings professionally, appearing for live performances regularly in the Los Angeles area.

Tracks on Gloria Hendry Sings With Legendary Jimmy McConnell & His Big Band Live:

1. Goldfinger - Live
2. Thunderball - Live
3. The Look Of Love - Live
4. Everyday I Have The Blues - Live (with Reginald Waddell)
5. Goldeneye - Live
6. Live And Let Die - Live
7. Who Can I Turn To - Live
8. Let The Good Times Roll - Live (with Jimmy McConnell)
9. Stormy Monday (Medley) - Live
10. Go Away Little Boy - Live
11. I'm Gonna Live Till I Die - Live

Starring in the James Bond adventure, Live and Let Die (1973) with Roger Moore, Hendry found herself much in demand in film and television during the mid-70s. She made her mark in films such as Black Caesar, Slaughter's Big Rip Off, Hell Up in Harlem, and Savage Sisters before temporarily retiring from acting.

Gloria Hendry, Roger Moore and Jane Seymour in a promotional photo for Live and Let Die
Gloria Hendry, Roger Moore, and Jane Seymour in a promotional photo for Live and Let Die. Copyright © 1973 Danjaq S.A. & United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved.

After a few television roles, she returned to the big screen for directors who had grown up watching her films from the 70s like Jeff Burr, Charlie Matthau, Frank Weston, and Robert D. Parham.

For more about Gloria Hendry's career, order her memoir book from and Amazon UK.



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