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Raquel Welch

Here is a famous song of 1963 (written by The Mamas & the Papas) performed (in 1970) by the astoundingly beautiful Raquel Welch.
Raquel Welch (born in 1940) is an American actress and occasionally singer. She was born Jo Raquel Tejada in Chicago, Illinois. She took dancing lessons as a child, and was winning beauty pageants by the time she was a teenager. Among her titles were "Miss Photogenic", "Miss La Jolla", "Miss Contour" and "Miss San Diego". In 1957, she was named "Miss Fairest of the Fair" at the San Diego County Fair. Welch's first featured role was in "A Swingin' Summer", which led to a contract with 20th Century Fox. She was then cast in the Sci-fi hit "Fantastic Voyage", which finally made her a star. On loan out to Hammer Studios in Britain, she starred in the remake of "One Million Years B.C.". After her appearance as Lust incarnate in "Bedazzled", she returned to the United States and appeared in a Western with James Stewart and Dean Martin titled "Bandolero!", which was followed by "Lady in Cement" with Frank Sinatra. Her first real starring role, as a transsexual heroine, was in "Myra Breckinridge" with Mae West. Welch became one of the leading sex symbols of the 1960's and 1970's. Playboy called her the "Most Desired Woman" of the 1970's. Her television appearances include the series "The Hollywood Palace", the made for TV movies "The Legend of Walks Far Woman" and "Right to Die" and the PBS series "American Family". In 1974, Raquel Welch won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for "The Three Musketeers". She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the TV drama "Right to Die" (1987). She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood. In 1987, she flirted with a pop singing career, releasing the dance single "This Girl's Back In Town". She has also performed in a nightclub act in Las Vegas and has starred on Broadway in "Woman of the Year" and in "Victor/Victoria", where she replaced Julie Andrews.
Enjoy Raquel's stunning beauty and charming voice!

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