Big Band Vocalist Lynn Roberts has died at 82

Lynn Roberts

LYNN ROBERTS, 82, from cancer on Jan. 21 in Bluffton, S.C. Vocalist who sang with some of the superstar bands of the Big Band era: Benny Goodman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, and Vincent Lopez. Toured the globe with Doc Severinsen and sang at one of President Ronald Reagan’s inaugural balls.

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She did a spoof of the “Androoze Sisters” on Sesame Street and was the voice behind some of America’s great advertising jingles: Campbell Soup “mmm, mmm good”, Chiquita bananas, PanAm Airlines, and Camel cigarettes. She was a popular draw in recent years at The Jazz Corner in Hilton Head.

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