August 11th, 2013 12:03 EST
Eydie Gorme, Dies At 84
"Eydie Gorme, singer of the Grammy-nominated "Blame it on the Bossa Nova,` died after a brief illness in Las Vegas, her husband said. She was 84.
The singer enjoyed decades of success as one half of Steve and Eydie, a singing duo with husband Steve Lawrence."
Eydie Gorme was the antithesis of the modern pop star. There`s no record she ever wore a dress made out of meat, her vocals didn`t need to be enhanced by auto-tune, she never flashed her nether regions, and she never had a public feud with another singer.
Gorme was strictly old school; she was famous for her on stage corny banter with her husband Steve Lawrence.
Gorme`s biggest hit was 1963`s "Blame It on the Bossa Nova ", which sold over one million copies.
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