Thurl's Singing Career

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Thurl worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, both in movies and on record. His singing career began in the 1930s and covered radio, films, television, and countless records. He worked as a member of many groups, sang backup for all sorts of singers, and even had a few solo recordings along the way.

Groups
Thurl was a member of numerous singing groups, including the Sportsmen, the Mellomen, the Norman Luboff Choir, and the Johnny Mann Singers.

Backup
Much of Thurl's work involved singing backup for other artists. He worked with some of the giants in the business such as Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Elvis Presley, as well as some lesser-known artists such as Champ Butler, Roberta Lee and the DeCastro Sisters.

Solo
Thurl even cut a few solo records over the years. Perhaps the best known is his album of gospel songs, Great Hymns in Story and Song. He also recorded a few singles.

Studio Recordings
In addition to film sound tracks, Thurl worked on many studio cast recordings.

Discography
Thurl sang on so many records that it may be impossible to list all of them. Here is an attempt to catalog his work, organized by record label. 

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