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Five of Debbie Reyonlds' best musical moments

We look back at some of the actress' greatest musical performances

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"A Home in the Meadow"

How the West Was Won (1963)

This epic Western follows four generations of the Prescott family as they move westward from New York to the Pacific. Reyonlds' version of "A Home in the Meadow", set to the tune of "Greensleves", had lyrics written by Sammy Cahn. It had its premiere at London's Casino Cinerama Theatre in November 1962 and ran for 123 weeks.

"Good Morning"

Singin in the Rain (1952)

Reynolds starred in this classic alongside Gene Kelly and Donald O'Connor. The trio performed a version of "Good Morning" from the 1939 film Babes in Arms. Story has it, Reynolds worked so hard during the routine her feet were bleeding by the end.

"I Wanna Be Loved By You"

Three Little Words (1950)

Three Little Words was a biography of the Tin Pan Alley music publishers in which Reynolds played boop-boop-a-doop girl Helen Kane. Although uncredited, the original Helen Kane dubbed the singing voice for Reynolds in this performance. Despite only having a small role in the film, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer.


Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)

Reynolds played 17-year-old Tammy in the first of four films in the Tammy series. The title song from the first film went to number one in the charts, as well as being nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song.


The Singing Nun (1966)

The Singing Nun was based on the true story of Jeanne Deckers, a Belgian nun who topped the charts in 1963 with the French song "Dominique". Two years later, Reynolds played Deckers in a film loosely based on her life.