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Alma Cogan (19 May 1932 – 26 October 1966) was an English singer of traditional pop in the 1950s and early 1960s. She was called "the girl with the giggle in her voice".[1] One of her hit songs was "Sugartime".[2] It was released in 1958 alongside The McGuire Sisters' version.

Cogan was born in the East End of London, England. She died after ovarian cancer at age thirty-four.


  1. Mark Simpson, Saint Morrissey: A Portrait of This Charming Man by an Alarming Fan (New York: Touchstone, 2003), p. 240
  2. Andrew Hickey, Preservation: The Kinks' Music 1964-1974 (Andrew Hickey, 2012), p. 166

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