Highly acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Carol Connors, achieved fame at a young age as lead singer for the “Teddy Bears”. In Junior High, Phil Spector, wrote the song "To Know Him Is To Love Him”, for her voice, and it rose to #1 on the Billboard charts. Elvis was her first love. The Beach Boys teased her as a girl for writing the #1 hot rod song, “Hey Lil’ Cobra.”
CC, has her friends call her, has been nominated for 10 major music awards: Emmy’s, Grammy’s, Golden Globes and 2 Oscars , one for co-writing the theme for "Rocky", "Gonna Fly Now."
Carol said, “I made only $500 up front to co-write “Gonna Fly Now”, and bought my Beverly Hills estate from the back-end. Royalties are still coming in today. The legendary composer Bill Conti told me, “Treat every situation as if it was Rocky. Give it all you got. You never know.” I have followed his advice to this day."
CC’s hits include "With You I’m Born Again" and the theme from the long running TV show "Lifestyles of The Rich and Famous", "Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams”, sang by the legendary Dionne Warwick.
A good friend of Carol’s for 30 years, Patricia Riley convinced her to write this book during the Pandemic.
Carol's sayings are memorable, like the lyrics of her songs! Carol had a way of sharing her philosophy on life that was sheer genius. She was like my personal Yoda! Even her cat got in the act.