Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett (born Sue Benjamin; – ) was a vocalist on various network shows during the live television era of the 1940s and 1950s.

The Indianapolis, Indiana-born Bennett majored in English at Syracuse University. She starred on the NBC quiz and variety show, ''Kay Kyser's College of Musical Knowledge'' in 1949-50, on the DuMont show ''Teen Time Tunes'' in 1949, and was featured on ''Your Hit Parade'' in 1951-52.

Bennett's recordings with the Kay Kyser Orchestra include "Sam, The Old Accordion Man," and "Tootsie, Darlin', Angel, Honey, Baby." She also is heard on the CD, ''An Evening with Frank Loesser'' (DRG 5169), singing "Fugue for Tinhorns" with Loesser and Milton DeLugg.

Her career is profiled in a book about the period of early television, ''The Lucky Strike Papers'', written by her son, Andrew Lee Fielding (BearManor Media, 2007; Revised ed., 2019). Following her network career, she had an early morning radio program on WEEI in Boston and later had ''The Sue Bennett Show'', a weekly program on Boston's WBZ-TV. Provided by Wikipedia
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