Sue Bennett

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

The Indianapolis, Indiana-born Bennett 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 the popular ''Your Hit Parade'' in 1951-52. She also appeared as a regular guest on other network shows.

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 became a Boston television personality—including, in 1954-55, singing on ''The Sue Bennett Show'', a weekly program on Boston's WBZ-TV. Bennett died in Brookline, Massachusetts, aged 73. Provided by Wikipedia
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