Sony Music’s ‘Doris Day the Ultimate Collection’ album is out on 12th March featuring 24-tracks spanning the career of the legendary singer-actress, including the 1956 Oscar-winning tune, Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera), which featured in the Alfred Hitchcock classic The Man Who Knew Too Much, plus the beautiful Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Sentimental Journey, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps, When I Fall In Love and It’s Magic to name just a few from this masterpiece collection.

Did you know that:

1.  Doris, famed for her distinctive voice, was in fact named after famous silent film actress Doris Kenyon.
2.  Despite starring in 39 films, Doris has never won an Academy Award.
3.  Doris’ childhood dream was to be a dancer but a car accident damaged her legs, rendering that dream impossible.  The Dancing World’s loss was most definitely the Silver Screen and Music Industry’s gain.
4.  In 1945 ‘Sentimental Journey’ became Doris’ first hit and an anthem of WWII. It’s iconic status lead to it becoming the first song to enter the Grammy Hall of Fame.
5.  As a singer Doris Day has released over 29 albums, spent over 460 weeks in the Top 40 and won a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement.
6.  Another of Doris’ legendary hits ‘Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps’ reappeared in the UK Charts in 1994 after featuring in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Strictly Ballroom’ as well as being the theme tune for TV Show ‘Coupling’
7.  In 2011 Ms Day became the oldest female artist to have a top ten album in the UK Chart with ‘My Heart’.
8.  Doris Day was one of the leading founder of ‘Actors & Others for Animals’ the first kind of agency to protect the furry stars of Hollywood and retirement from the limelight has allowed her to pursue many charitable causes.

Ms Day, we salute you!

Three lucky readers now have the chance to win not only a copy of ‘Doris Day the Ultimate Collection’ but also an Icons DVD box set including such classics as Pillow Talk and Young At Heart. Yep, this really is the ultimate Doris Day give-away! To enter email win@queensofvintage.com quoting ‘Doris Day’ in the subject line. The three winners will be picked at random at midday on Friday, 9 March 2012. There is no cash alternative. Owing to DVD formats, this competition is for UK residents only. Good luck!

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