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Doris Day’s 1956 hit single “Que Sera Sera” to be inducted into the 2012 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame

Doris Day’s 1956 hit single “Que Sera Sera” to be inducted into the 2012 GRAMMY Hall Of Fame

November 22, 2011 No Comments

With just a couple weeks to go until the US release of Doris Day’s new album “My Heart” the singer has just received another big honour from The Recording Academy. Continuing its tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announced yesterday that Ms. Day’s signature tune “Que Sera Sera” (Whatever Will Be, […]

“You are So Beautiful” voted as the Fan Favourite on Doris Day’s new album ‘My Heart’

“You are So Beautiful” voted as the Fan Favourite on Doris Day’s new album ‘My Heart’

November 19, 2011 1 Comment

We were inundated with over 2500 entries to our latest lucky draw to win a SIGNED & framed photograph of Doris Day. We asked fans to email in “What is your favourite song on Doris Day’s new album ‘My Heart’ and why?” We picked Vaughn Brinson from Texas (USA) as our winner. He wrote this […]

Our five ideal family holiday gifts from the singer and actress Doris Day

Our five ideal family holiday gifts from the singer and actress Doris Day

November 15, 2011 No Comments

The happy holiday season would simply not be the same without a sprinkling of magic from darling Doris Day. Below are five essential items which we think would brighten the cold winter months whilst setting the scene for some very special new Christmas memories. Everyone at the ‘Discovering Doris’ website wishes you all a safe […]

Q&A with London’s Metro Imaging who restored photos for the 2012 Doris Day Calendar

Q&A with London’s Metro Imaging who restored photos for the 2012 Doris Day Calendar

November 15, 2011 1 Comment

We did a Q&A with Metro Imaging – these are are the folks we used to restore many of the vintage Doris Day negatives/transparencies used in the 2012 Doris Day calendar. Below is an example of their work comparing a photograph we had scanned for our 2011 calendar with their stunning re-scan and all-new restoration […]

Doris Day’s best-selling album “My Heart” receives a US release on December 2, 2011 (featuring an exclusive bonus track!)

Doris Day’s best-selling album “My Heart” receives a US release on December 2, 2011 (featuring an exclusive bonus track!)

November 10, 2011 6 Comments

We are thrilled to reveal that on Friday, 2 December 2011, Doris Day will finally release her latest album “My Heart” in her home country of the USA. In September 2011, the album was notably a ‘Top 10′ chart hit in the United Kingdom but until now has only been available to her American fans on import. […]

Back by popular demand is “QUE SERA! Celebrating Doris Day” featuring Kristi King

Back by popular demand is “QUE SERA! Celebrating Doris Day” featuring Kristi King

November 8, 2011 4 Comments

One lady who has been doing her bit to keep the magic of Doris Day in our hearts is singer Kristi King from Portland, Oregon. This year, Ms. King has been delighting American audiences with her 80-minute Doris Day tribute show where she adorns platinum wigs and gorgeous gowns all to bring the iconic singing […]

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association honour Doris Day with their “Career Achievement Award” for 2011

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association honour Doris Day with their “Career Achievement Award” for 2011

October 31, 2011 3 Comments

On Saturday, 29 October 2011, Doris Day was named the recipient of a lifetime achievement award by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). Founded in 1975, the LAFCA comprises of Los Angeles-based, professional film critics who honour screen excellence on both sides of the camera. The organisation’s president, Brent Simon, said in a statement […]

TIME magazine picks Doris Day’s ‘Sentimental Journey’ as one of their “100 Greatest Popular Songs”

TIME magazine picks Doris Day’s ‘Sentimental Journey’ as one of their “100 Greatest Popular Songs”

October 24, 2011 No Comments

Doris Day’s version of  the standard ‘Sentimental Journey’  has been selected by critics at TIME magazine as one of their “100 Greatest Popular Songs”. The single was originally released in 1944 by Les Brown and his Orchestra on the Columbia Records label. A year later, the wartime anthem topped the American Billboard chart and lasted […]

Read our review of Doris Day’s new British album “My Heart” released today in the United Kingdom

Read our review of Doris Day’s new British album “My Heart” released today in the United Kingdom

October 12, 2011 3 Comments

Doris Day’s 29th original album is a rather special affair as it includes recordings which until the release of this album had remained “unfinished” and to much of the world unheard. We refer specificlaly to the six songs which originate from Ms. Day’s only trip to a recording studio in recent years. These sessions cut […]

Doris Day’s hit album ‘My Heart’ is for a limited time only £6.99 (approx. $14-15 with US shipping)

Doris Day’s hit album ‘My Heart’ is for a limited time only £6.99 (approx. $14-15 with US shipping)

October 5, 2011 No Comments

The British retailer amazon.co.uk have just reduced Doris Day’s hit album MY HEART to just £6.99 – available with FREE UK delivery. The offer is only for a limited time so if you haven’t yet bought a copy now is your time to order it! For our American friends it will cost at the moment […]

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Doris Day’s Kids Chorus LP ‘With A Smile And A Song’ turns 50 today!

‘WITH A SMILE AND A SONG’ was released on 19 October 1964 by Columbia Records USA. Doris abandoned her...

50th Anniversary of Doris Day & Rock Hudson’s ‘Send Me No Flowers’

Can you believe ‘SEND ME NO FLOWERS’ turned 50 today! Yes it’s true as Universal...

Donate to get Doris’ 90th Birthday Celebration DVD

A souvenir DVD of Doris Day’s 90th birthday celebrations from April 2014 is now available from the Doris Day...