a Palm Springs CA
Shirley CLAIRE
SHIRLEY CLAIRE JERSEG
Was born in San Antonio TX in 1928
 
To contact Shirley
Click the link below
Look for the
'EMAIL ME' LOGO
AND CLICK IT
your email
will appear
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE

 

 

IN MARCH 2015, AT AGE 87, SHIRLEY CLAIRE IS TAKING SINGING LESSONS

 

CLICK TO SEE SHIRLEY IN HER AZUL SHOW FROM 1-16 - 2016

Her latest show (age 88) CLICK

 
 
 
 
 
Discovered for radio when
she was age 15 and rediscovered at age 85

for National TV on

 
 
AND THEN ON
 
at age 87
 
Performed in June 2015
CLICK THE PIC
 
 
 
 
ON AN AMERICAS GOT TALENT
awith 74 year old Jerry Springer
August, 2015
 

CLICK

FOR SPECIAL

 
 
"Death is easier than divorce; death is final." Shirley CLAIRE
 

 

SEE AND HEAR SHIRLEY SING
 
( click the gold dress )
 
AGE 87

 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE -
ON AMERICAS GOT TALENT IN JUNE OF 2015

 

also vocal

FROM THIS MOMENT ON

(Not Seen on TV)

Shirley CLAIRE's Arrangements by
John Harris
 

'SHIRLEY SAYS' was made by TVLand

- SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS AGE 85 -

Shirley Says 'CLICK MY PHOTO' below

 
'SHIRLEY SAYS'
 

FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED INBETWEEN

 
 
 
 
click my
PHOTO ALBUM
BELOW
 
 
ABOUT
ABOUT SHIRLEY CLAIRE ENTERTAINER

FIRST:
READ THIS COLUMN

 

AT THE END OF
THIS COLUMN
 
CLICK
 
PHOTO ALBUM
 
for lots of pictures and
THE REST OF
THE STORY
 
SUCCESSES accomplishments HIGHLIGHTS
 
HIGHLIGHTS
 
 
 
AGE 85
 

,SHIRLEY CLAIRE

WAS ON
NATIONAL TV -
AGAIN
ALSO
SHIRLEY CLAIRE
MADE VIDEOS FOR
DISTRIBUTION ON THE INTERNET
 
 

IN 1935, SHIRLEY CLAIRE BEGAN SINGING IN FRONT OF A LIVE AUDIEANCE - SHE WAS 10 YEARS OLD.

TWO YEARS LATER, SHIRLEY CLAIRE HAD A RADIO SHOW ON C B S AND WAS DISCOVERED BY M G M AND PUT UNDER CONTRACT.

 

AFTER M G M SHIRLEY CLAIRE BECAME AN EARL CARROLL GIRL.

ALSO

SHIRLEY CLAIRE IS ONE OF THE LAST OF THE EARL CARROLL GIRLS

 

See More of SHIRLEY CLAIRE on her companion website

EarlCarrollGIRLS.com

 

LATER, SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS ONE OF THE ORGINAL COVER GIRLS WITH THE JIMMY DURANTE SHOW.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS ALSO A BIG BAND VOCALIST WITH THE JACK FINA ORCHESTRA.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE HAD A LIVE TV SHOW -

THE SHOW WAS ON SATURDAY NIGHTS AT 7 PM, ON K G O - TV (ABC) IN SAN FRANCISCO, SPONSORED BY CROSLEY APPLIANCES.

See Photo Album. Click the link below.
 

IN 1962, SHIRLEY CLAIRE TOURED THE ORIENT (A NUMBER OF TIMES) AND ENTERTAINED THE TROOPS WITH THE JACK ROSS SHOW.

 
SEE FUCHU ARMY BASE
in Photo Album. Click the link below.
 
 
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE 75 years in show business
 
CLICK
PHOTO ALBUM BELOW
 
 
 
 
 
Be sure to visit:

EarlCarrollGIRLS.com

REMEMBER

EarlCarrollGIRLS. com

 
 
 
 

IN 2012 FOREVER YOUNG, WAS A NEW REALITY SHOW PRODUCED BY TV LAND.

IT WAS ABOUT SENIORS LIVING WITH JUNIORS.

TO KICK OFF THE NEW SHOW TVLAND WANTED TALENTED PEOPLE

 
 
 
 
AGE 84
SHIRLEY CLAIRE, WAS CHOSEN FOR THE FOREVER YOUNG SHOW'S SIX EPISODE PILOT.
 

ONE YEAR LATER, AT THE AGE OF 31,047 DAYS, IN

2013

SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS CHOSEN BY TVLAND TO RO-PROMOTE THE FOREVER YOUNG SHOW ON LIVE NATIONAL TV TALK SHOWS.

ALSO. SHIRLEY CLAIRE MADE PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS, IN HER OWN HUMOR, FOR THE SHOW.

THESE VIDEOS WERE FOR DISTRIBUTION ON THE INTERNET TO PROMOTE FORVER YOUNG.

 
1956
1955
Dear AbbyA,
Van Buren
 
 
IN 2013
57 YEARS AFTER
Ann Landers
&
Abby Van Buren
IT IS
 
EXAMPLES
   
Shirley Says ON VEGAS
ON VEGAS click photo
 
 
Shirley Says ON FASHION
ON FASHION
click photo
 
PAINT YOUR SHOES
click photo
 
ALSO
THE 'S' WORD
TEXTING
WOMEN TODAY
SAVING MONEY
UNDERGARMENTS
 
SHIRLEY SAYS IT
THE WAY IT IS
ON NATIONAL TV
 
Shirley Says: DOUBLE LEFT CLICK MY PHOTO
"Click my photo."
CLICK THE PIC
 
AGE 85

 

ON THE FORVER YOUNG SHOW
 
 
warming up
 
 
IN APRIL 2013 SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS VOTED NUMBER 2 OUT OF THE TOP 10
on BuzzFeed
DOUBLE LEFT CLICK
TOP 10
 
About BuzzFeed:
BuzzFeed
is an
independent
publication
 
 
 
 
 
 
AT AGE 85, SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS PROMOTING THE FOREVER YOUNG SHOW ON NATIONAL TV
 
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS ON
Watch What Happens LIVE
 
THE BARTENDER
 
Shirley Claire was on
Access Hollywood LIVE

FOREVER YOUNG - Shirley Claire talks about living with 30 - year olds -
 
"IT WAS ONE LONG WOUNDERFUL PARTY."
 
SHIRLEY SAYS VIDEOS were placed over the internet as an adjunct to promoting the new FOREVER YOUNG Reality Show - with Dennis Miller for TVland.
 
 
 
SHIRLEY SAYS
IS THE
BEST
OF
FOREVER YOUNG
AND
SHIRLEY CLAIRE
 
 
 
AGE 86 and still going
 
 
 
 
MAY 9, 2014
WAS THE
After 23 years

SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS THERE

(She was in the first follies)

 
 
DON'T FORGET TO SEE
SHIRLEY CLAIRE'S
PHOTO
ALBUM
 
 
Click the link
below

THE ALBUM INCLUDES:

SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
AT
M G M
 
SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
WITH
FAMOUS
PEOPLE
 
SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
HER CAREER
'How she got there''
 
SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
ENTERTAINING
THE TROOPS
 
SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
IN THE PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES
 
PLUS MUCH
MUCH MORE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FESTIVAL
 
 
FORMER PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES STAR (AT AGE 68) HEADLINING FESTIVAL AT THE FANTACY SPRINGS CASINO
AT AGE 67 - THE STAR OF FESTIVAL
 
FOLLIES
 
IN 1991, 1992 AND 1993 AT AGE 64, 65 & 66 SHIRLEY CLAIRE STARRED IN THE FIRST SECOND AND THIRD SEASONS OF THE PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES
 
SHIRLEY ATTENDED THE LAST PERFORMANCE OF THE FOLLIES IN 2014
 
 
SHOWGIRL'S ARE A PREREQUISITE ON THE RENO - TAHOE - LAS VEGAS ENTERTAINMENT CIRCUT AS THE OPENING AND CLOSING ACT FOR THE HEADLINER.
 

SHOWGIRL'S WERE THE BACKBONE OF THE RENOWNED PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES.

 

SHOWGIRL'S HAVE BEEN DOING THEIR THING FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS.

RENO / TAHOE / LAS VEGAS
 
THE CIRCUIT

In the '50s and '60s, if you were booked into any one of these locations, you were usually booked into all three.

By the time you got to Vegas (The last stop.) you would have honed your performance.

By popular demand, many of the performers repeated the process or were asked to extend their gigs.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE, as a single or with a group was often booked ahead, had many extensions and return engagements.

 
 
View the PHOTOS in
PHOTO ALBUM
Click the link below
 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE IS ONE OF THE LAST FROM THE OLD SCHOOL.

When Shirley CLAIRE did not have a singing gig, HER FIRST LOVE, she entertained as a showgirl / actress and as a single in her one woman show.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE had thorough show business training.

These pages describe the training that gave her the ability to perform, the discipline, and to perfect a one woman show that was frequently in demand.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE was able to perform all rolls well.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE had an active and successful entertainment career and was able to achieve her goals.

 
 
 
PHOTO
Shadow & Mic
FESTIVAL
AGE 67
  SHIRLEY CLAIRE IS AN ACCOMPLISHED
  VOCALIST AND
  ENTERTAINER
   
  SHIRLEY CLAIRE - HEADLINER OF FESTIVALE - IS READY FOR ANOTHER SONG
   
 
PHOTO
Showgirl
 
AGE 64, 65 & 66
  SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS IN THE FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES
   
 
 
 
CLICK THE
PHOTO
OF THE
ORIGNAL
FOLLIES
GIRLS
1992

 

 
Festival
AGE 67 & 68
  SHIRLEY CLAIRE IN THE GRAND FINALE OF FESTIVAL AND THE COVER PHOTO ON JUNE 1995 ISSUE OF PALM SPRINGS LIFE MAGAZINE'S DESERT GUIDE
AGE 64, 65 & 66
FROM FESTIVALE
AND THE
FABULOUS PALM
SPRINGS FOLLIES
 
 
SURPRISE
POSTER
 
 
READ
PHOTO ALBUM
BELOW
 
HOW
IT
CAME
ABOUT
 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE's career started at age10 and she had her own radio show at age 12 - a TV show at age 23.

The Palm Springs Follies at the age of 60 + and to TVland at the age 83 & 85.

 
TO FIND OUT WHAT WAS IN BETWEEN
click the
PHOTO ALBUM
link below
 
SEE FUCHU ARMY BASE AND VISITING THE TROOPS INSIDE PHOTO ALBUM
 
 
 
WELCOME
 
CLICK
 
AND
 
ENJOY
 
 
 
 
DOUBLE LEFT CLICK THE FORECAST

PALM SPRINGS IS LESS THEN A NINETY MINUTE DRIVE FROM LOS ANGELES

DRIVE I 10 EAST TO STATE ROUTE 111 -

ALL FREEWAY
 

Route 10 was built in 1957. Route 10 is 2,466 miles in distance.

It starts at the Pacific Ocean - Santa Monica CA and ends at the Atlantic Ocean - Jacksonville, FL.

Route 10 is the southern Interstate route across the country.

Route 10 around the Palm Springs area is named in honor of Sonny Bono.

 
 

Beginning in the 1920's and with the advent of air conditioning, the village of Palm Springs blossomed into a cultural, year round, full service city.

Palm Springs serves the whole Coachella Valley.

 
 
 
AGE 85

SHIRLEY CLAIRE STARRED IN & WAS THE SPOKESWOMAN FOR A NEW REALITY SERIES, PRODUCED FOR TVland CALLED:

 
FOREVER YOUNG
 

TVLAND PROMOTED FOREVER YOUNG, THROUGH VIDIEOS, ON NATIONAL TV AND THE INTERNET.

"Shirley Says" videos were a biprodict of the FOREVER YOUNG SHOW.

THE VIDEOS WERE A HIT.

 
 
FOREVER
YOUNG
 
Narrated
By Dennis Miller
 
Created by Ashton Kutchner and produced by
TV Land
 
 
 
 
 
AGE 83
SHIRLEY CLAIRE DID THE SIX EPISODE PILOT OF THE FOREVER YOUNG REALITY SHOW
NARRATED BY DENNIS MILLER
FOR
 
TV Land
 
THERE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A FOREVER YOUNG SHOW HAD THE PILOT NOT BEEN ACCEPTED
 
 
 
 
HOW DID SHIRLEY CLAIRE GET THE FOREVER YOUNG GIG?
 
 
CLICK SPECIAL MESSAGE FOR THE ANSWER
 
A
of The
Fabulous
FOLLIES
 
 
 
FOREVER YOUNG CAST

 
ALSO SEE PHOTO ALBUM
and read the captions
 
 
 
 
Double Left Click on the PHOTO ALBUM link Below
 
AGE 84
SHIRLEY CLAIREE
WAS IN ANOTHERMOVIE
 
 
Movie Info!
THE STORY OF LIBERACE
Starring:
Michael Douglas
and Matt Damon
 

Directed by Steven Sonderbergh

OPEN CASTING
S C WAS CHOSEN
 
IT'S OUT OF THE CAN AND PREMIERED SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013 ON HBO
 
 
It's too hot for the theaters.
 
A PHOTO FROM THE SHOOT
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE
 

 

 
 
I'M LOOKING
 
I am looking for girls
that worked at the
If you know of any girls,
please let me know.
EMAIL ME
 
 
 
SHIRLEY
CLAIRE
STILL
WORKS
 
 
 
THE
SHOW
MUST
GO ON
SHIRLEY CLAIRE
 
 
MAY
2014
 
 
FROM SHIRLEY CLAIRE'S PHOTO ALBUM
 
SINGING
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE SINGS
a song for SONGSHIME
A Parkinson's Support Group
 
a song from
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE APPEARED AS AMY DAKEN
IN
The last
GREAT MUSICAL
that was made in
1962
click
 
AND FROM THE '50s
A 45 RPM RECORD
 

LISTEN TO:

SHIRLEY CLAIRE SINGING
with the Al Kaye Trio
The record is still sold in England
CILCK SINGING
 
 
SHIRLEY CLAIRE WAS A VOCALISTS WITH THE JACK FINA 'BIG BAND' ORCHESTRA
 
 
 
CLICK PHOTO ALBUM BELOW
 
 
 
SYNOPSIS OF SHIRLEY CLAIRE'S CAREER
 
It began:

SHIRLEY CLAIRE'S career started at the age of 10.

At age 12 Shirley CLAIRE had her own CBS RADIO SHOW an her career continues today - 74+ years later.......

Now at the age 85 in 2013 Shirley is the star in a National TV show.

   
TO MGM
 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE was signed at MGM through the interest of Louis B. Mayer's executive
secretary, Ida Koverman, who discovered SHIRLEY CLAIRE singing on the radio.

IT WAS IN THE DAYS OF THE BIG HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE was put under contract and was educated

 
ON THE LOT
 

SHIRLEY CLAIRE had to learn voice - the voice is considered a musical instrument; also dance, walking, opera, music, music theory, music history, acting and elocution as well as other subjects pertaining to her chosen career.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE also had to complete a full public school curriculum.

It was a 7AM to 7PM day, Monday through Friday, with homework at night and the weekends were always busy.

HOW SHIRLEY CLAIRE LEFT MGM.

Randolph Scott got Shirley CLAIRE fired.

THIS IS NOT TRUE.
RANDOLPH SCOTT DID NOT GET SHIRLEY CLAIRE FIRED
(Scott was with Warner and Claire was with M G M)

Society changed. Western's came in vogue.

MGM let all the musical talent go.

It also turned out to be the end of the star system.

SHIRLEY CLAIRE'S next step in show biz was the

Click
 
After Earl Carroll's SHIRLEY CLAIRE became one of the Cover Girls, a TV personality and one of the last BIG BAND VOCALISTS
 
Through the end of the Big Band era, SHIRLEY CLAIRE continued with her career.
 
TO FIND OUT
WHAT WAS NEXT
FOR SHIRLEY CLAIRE
AND HOW SHE DID IT
Double Left CILCK
PHOTO ALBUM
Below
 
 
MORE
DETAIL IN ALBUM
 
At MGM
At Earl Carroll's
Warner's for Music Man
As Madam Dubonnet
Bob Hope Interview
CBS Radio
Clubs
Current Casting Photos
Famous Folks
Famous Places
Jimmy Durante's Show
Las Vegas
MGM Education
On the Ocean
Visiting the troops
On the Road
On TV
Palm Springs Casinos
P S Confidential
Palm Springs Follies
Palm Springs Photos
Playhouse Actress
Reno - Tahoe - Vegas
The Big Bands
Visiting The Troops
Visiting The Troops Again
 
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
 
Plus much more
 
 
and to
Warner Brothers
for the one last
 
 
 
 
 
YOU MUST VIEW
PHOTO ALBUM
SEE FUCHU ARMY BASE
and
VISITING THE TROOPS Inside Photo Album
LEFT CLICK ON PHOTO ALBUM
 
 
E-MAIL SHIRLEY CLAIRE  CLICK

 
 
For more SHIRLEY CLAIRE
after you read
PHOTO ALBUM BELOW
Go To:
EarlCarrollGIRLS.com
and the Earl Carroll Theatre
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SHIRLEY CLAIREE
AT AGE 67 and 68
A 2 Year Run with Shirlrey CLAIRE
Produced by Greg Purdey
 
 
FORMER PALM SPRINGS FOLLIES STAR (AT AGE 68) HEADLINING FESTIVAL AT THE FANTACY SPRINGS CASINO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Season 1 AT AGE 64
 
 
Season 2 AT AGE 65
 
 
Season 3 AT AGE 66
 
 
CLICK, VIEW
AND ENJOY
SHIRLEY
 
 
IN 1941, SHIRLEY CLAIREE'S CAREER BEGAN AT AGE 12, WITH HER OWN RADIO SHOW
 
CLICK
ALBUM
 
DOUBLE LEFT CLICK ALBUM
 
 
 
AFTER YOU SEE PHOTO ALBUM
COME BACK
AND
 
CLICK
DOUBLE LEFT CLICK EarlCarrollGIRLS
 
 
 
 
 

Click

PHOTO ALBUM

 
THE STORY OF SHIRLEY'S INTERESTING ROAD TO SUCCESS

 

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