Frequently Asked Questions
Was Jazz Joy and Roy’s Roy ever married to Telma Hopkins? No, Roy is happily married to Kathryn Diane Gray and people who select the “T” in
What do Jazz Joy and Roy, Kelly Price, Warryn Campbell and the late Whitney Houston have in common? If you select the
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Do you have more interesting name facts uncovered by that author Roger Cumbie, who has been mentioned on your show? Yes, here is what we had at press time. A few of our favorites were selected for The Roger C Name Game Special. Please pardon any additional song note typos made by Jazz Joy and Roy in our rush to answer this question:
Patsy Cline’s real name was Virginia Patterson Hensley. That’s CRAZY, isn’t it
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Bobby Darin had “Mack the Knife” cut his real name out. His name, Walden Robert Cassetto
Tina Turner was born in Nutbush, TN in 1939. Her name was Anna Mae Bullock.
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Roger writes, I mentioned Conway Twitty. Just thought of this one. Conway Twitty was his stage name. The story is that he was looking at a map and noticed Conway,
Arkansas and Twitty, Texas. His real name was Harold Jenkins. He wanted a more rememberable name and liked the sound of Conway Twitty.”
Judy Garland toured several years with her 2 sisters as The Gumm Sisters. Her name was Frances Gumm before making the change.
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Bruno Mars to growing up in Hawaii. I had been looking at so many items that I goofed. That’s the first mistake of my entire life. Chuckle. His name is correct: Peter
Brenda Lee gave us some classics. She changed her name from Brenda Tarpley.
There is a “Twist” to Chubby Checker. His name was Ernest Evans.
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Elton John’s real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight.
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Frankie Valli has sung for many more than “Four Seasons” in his life. Chuckle! He grew up in an Italian family in New Jersey and his name is Francesco Castelluccio.
Doris Day is a short and sweet name. Her name was Doris but she started out with Doris Kappelhoff.
Connie Francis changed her name. Thank goodness. She was born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero. And now, singing her hit song “Among My Souvenirs” is Concetta Rosa Maria
Bob Dylan was greatly influenced by Woody Guthrie and Hank Williams. His name- Robert Zimmerman.
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I’ll bet Dusty Springfield was wishin’ and hopin’ she had been named something other than Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien.
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Johnny Paycheck had some grit in that voice. His name was Donald Lytle.
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Ray Stevens did some crazy stuff. His real name was Harold Ragsdale.
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Enjoyed many Johnny Rivers songs. He was born John Ramistella.
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