Music: Neighbor to the Rescue

In Kansas City a few blocks from the house where Marion Talley grew up lives an Italian family named Brancato. The mother was a midwife until seven children of her own took all her time. Daughter Santina was in Marion's room at school but they never played together. Marion spent most of her time with Sister Florence who taught her to sing her first song, "Schooldays." The Talleys were not aware that the Brancatos had a singing daughter in Rosemarie, the baby of the brood who as a tot learned "O Sole...

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