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Sometimes called "the little girl with the big voice,"  she is considered to be one of the first blue-eyed soul stylists of the rock era. According to one critic, "her deep, strident, almost masculine voice, staggered delivery and the occasional sob created a compelling musical presence. By the time of her birth, however, the family used the spelling Yuro. Inyoung Rosemary moved with her family to Los Angeles  where she sang in her parents' Italian restaurant  and, despite their opposition, in local nightclubs before catching the eye and ear of talent scout Sonny Knight.
Signed to Liberty Records inshe had a U. Billboard No. She charted some further minor hits including " Smile " No. Many listeners in the early s thought Yuro was black.
In the following year, Liberty released Make the World Go You Dont Always Seem That Happy To Take Some Bands As Seriously As They Want To Be Taken. Why Is Than album of country and blues standards. ByYuro had moved to Mercury Recordsbut her first record for the label, "You Can Have Him", arranged by Jack Nitzsche only just scraped into the chart and was her last hit.
In Same Old Ways - The American Heist - The American Heist, she appeared in a black-and-white film in the Philippines as a guest star alongside Filipino comedians Dolphy and Panchito in a comedy titled Buhay Marino Life of a Sailora film released by Wag-Wag Productions, Inc.
At that time, the singer was very popular in the Philippines. She re-signed for Liberty Records inand Make The World Go Away - Timi Yuro - Make The World Go Away in London. By Make The World Go Away - Timi Yuro - Make The World Go Away late s Yuro had performed in venues from London to Las Vegas.
She appeared at the Kray twins ' clubs in London as she was a favorite of Reggie Kray. However, her career lost its early momentum and she quit the music business altogether after her marriage in InYuro attempted a comeback in the Netherlandsperforming as a guest of honor on Dutch national television. She re-recorded a version of "Hurt" that reached No.
With these successes, Yuro moved to the Netherlands and continued with a string of hit singles and albums. After her record sales began to decline there in the mids, Yuro returned to the United States. Her last recording was the vinyl album Todaywhich was released in by Ariola and produced by her old friend and collaborator Willie Nelson.
She was diagnosed with throat cancer in the The Way You Make Me Feel - Various - Zeus One, and died at the age of 63 in in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the obituary in the Las Vegas Sunher hometown paper, Yuro's most famous fan was probably Elvis Presleywho commanded his own table at the casino where Yuro headlined in the late s.
Presley had a Top 10 country hit, and Top 30 pop hit, with his version of "Hurt". In AprilMorrissey announced Yuro's death on his official website, describing her as his "favorite singer". Morrissey also recorded a version of Yuro's "Interlude" with Siouxsie Sioux in Proby knew Timi Yuro from their time in Hollywoodand often mentions it during his performances of "Hurt".
Yuro was so impressed with the version, she contacted Brooks while she was on a UK tour, and the two kept in contact. The former has remained an important Northern soul track; the latter was re-released on Kent Records in the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject.
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