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Downtown by Mrs. Miller

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Published on Nov 21, 2007

Mrs. Miller's hit song of an old Petula Clark Classic

About Mrs. Miller
Elva Ruby Miller (née Connes; October 5, 1907 – July 5, 1997), who recorded under the name "Mrs. Miller," was an American singer who gained some fame in the 1960s for her series of shrill and off-key renditions of popular songs such as "Moon River", "Monday, Monday", "A Lover's Concerto", and "Downtown". Singing in an untrained, Mermanesque, vibrato-laden style, according to Irving Wallace, David Wallechinsky and Amy Wallace in The Book of Lists 2, Miller's voice was compared to the sound of "roaches scurrying across a trash can lid."[1]

Nevertheless, "Downtown" reached the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in April 1966, peaking at No. 82. The single's B-side, "A Lover's Concerto," barely cracked the Hot 100 that same month at No. 95.[2]

For more information go to:
Mrs. Miller - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mrs._Mi...

For More Information About Mrs. Miller
Who Is Mrs. Miller?
http://www.mrsmillersworld.com/whois_...

The '60s Housewife Who Couldn't Sing—But Landed on the 'Billboard' Charts Anyway
http://mentalfloss.com/article/64500/...
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