Margaret Whiting Obituary


Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer




In a career that spanned seven decades, Margaret Whiting recorded more than 700 songs, including ‘That Old Black Magic’ and ‘Come Rain or Come Shine,’ and had a dozen gold records.


By Don Heckman
Special to the Los Angeles Times
January 13, 2011


Margaret Whiting, a pop singer for television, film, cabaret and Broadway whose recordings of such standards as “That Old Black Magic” and “Come Rain or Come Shine” sold millions of copies in the 1940s and ’50s, has died. She was 86.


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