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Martha Tilton
Birth: Nov. 14, 1915
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 2006
Brentwood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Singer, Actress. A big-band singer of the 1930s and 1940s, she was a lead vocalist for the Benny Goodman Orchestra and is best known for the song "And the Angels Sing". She made her movie debut in the 1937 film "Sing While You're Able" and had memorable performances in other movies such as "Sunny" (1941), "Swing Hostess" (1944), "Crime, Inc." (1945) and "The Benny Goodman Story" (1955). Her other notable songs include "I'll Walk Alone", "A Stranger in Town", and "I Should Care". Tilton also sang with other bands including Jimmy Dorsey and Artie Shaw. Her sister Liz Tilton was also a big-band singer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Samuel Tilton (1894 - 1979)
  Frances Ellen Dicus Tilton (1896 - 1983)
 
 Sibling:
  Martha Tilton (1915 - 2006)
  Elizabeth Ann Tilton Hoffine (1918 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Dec 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16998806
Martha Tilton
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Sang Like The Angels
- J Spencer
 Added: Mar. 3, 2017
"I Wanna Be in Winchell's Column" just played. RIP lovely lady.
- Nicky D
 Added: Feb. 28, 2017

- Bunny
 Added: Dec. 8, 2016
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