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plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
tam, tam-o'-shanter, tammy(noun)
a woolen cap of Scottish origin
A female given name popular in the 1960s and the 1970s.
Origin: Shortened from tammy shanter.
a kind of woolen, or woolen and cotton, cloth, often highly glazed, -- used for curtains, sieves, strainers, etc
a sieve, or strainer, made of this material; a tamis
"Tammy" is a popular song with music by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans. It was published in 1957 and debuted in the film Tammy and the Bachelor. It was nominated for the 1957 Academy Award for Best Original Song. The most popular version, by Debbie Reynolds, was released by Coral Records as catalog number 61851. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on July 22, 1957 and peaked at #1 on all the charts: the Disk Jockey chart, the Best Seller chart, and the composite chart of the top 100 songs. It featured in the soundtracks of The Big Lebowski, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and was sampled in the song "A Different Feeling" by Australian electronic band The Avalanches on their 2000 album "Since I Left You". Polly Bergen sang "Tammy" on the premiere episode of her short-lived 1957-1958 comedy/variety show, The Polly Bergen Show, aired on NBC on September 21, 1957. A recording by The Ames Brothers also charted. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 47-6930. It first reached the Billboard magazine charts on July 22, 1957. On the Disk Jockey chart, it peaked at #5; on the Best Seller chart, at #24; on the composite chart of the top 100 songs, it reached #29. On the Cash Box magazine charts, where all versions were combined, the song reached #1.
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