GWEN CONLEY - professional singer
"FEELINGS with GWEN CONLEY"
During Gwen Conley's 21 year professional singing career she was featured with a national TV pilot, "Feelings". Her guests included TV star Clifton Davis, Cincinnati Reds star catcher, Johnny Bench, and fabulous dance ensemble, The Lockers.
Gwen sings, "Feeling", in duet with her guest, Clifton Davis.
Interviewing the fabulous Billy Dee Williams, a guest on her TV show.
Gwen Conley sang the "National Anthem" for both '75 & '76 World Series championships for
the Cincinnati Reds. Johnny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds
sings along with her.
Gwen singing for the 1976 World Series championships (below)
when the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Yankees.
Here, after appearing as guest soloist for a televised Christmas special
with The Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra, her alma mater,
she was subsequently awarded a regional "Emmy" for her performance.
Singer in a jingle session with Ray Charles for Maxwell House coffee.
Fabulous session... and great fun!
Gwen as the opening act for "The Glenn Campbell" Proctor & Gamble Annual Show
performing before an audience of 11,000.
Gwen's album, "The Many Faces of Gwen Conley", recorded in 1977.
The back cover of the album, featuring photos with Moms Mabley and Redd Fox,
and liner notes from Carmon DeLeone, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - conductor.
Interviewing her guest and good friend, Joe Morgan, major league baseball's Hall of Fame
2nd baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. He was also a former ESPN host of "Sunday Night Baseball".
Guest soloist with the Carmon Deleone "Studio Jazz Orchestra".
Carmon Deleone (on drums), was the former assistant conductor of The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Gwen Conley has opened for various famous headliners,
including Red Foxx who she's interviewing here.
She opened James Brown's shows for 2 weeks at the famous Apollo Theatre.