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Hafer, Lorri

Lorri Hafer is the daughter of MUSIC OF YOUR LIFE creator, Al Ham! Lorri started her career at the age of five on the Guy Mitchell record, "If You Ever Go Away,” and as a model for the Madame Alexander Doll Company.

In 1971, Lorri as lead vocalist with The Hillside Singers, along with her mother Mary Mayo, recorded the ‘Coca Cola Song’ - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing." Lorri and several members of The Hillside Singers were reunited in 2003 on the PBS Special, "American Soundtrack: This Land Is Our Land - The Folk Rock Years 2.”

In 1981, Lorri was the opening act for organist Lenny Dee at his supper club when she visited a jam session. It was there that she met fellow musician Mike Hafer. Both of them coming from musical families, they teamed up, were married within six months, and after Lorri’s tour as featured vocalist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Mike and Lorri began a US tour, recording their first CD, "Something Cool" in 1986.

Lorri’s first solo CD, "The Very Thought of You,” was released in 2001. A collection of standards from the Great American Songbook, the CD includes a swinging solo version of The Hillside Singers' 1971 hit "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing."
 

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