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Annette Funicello's most memorable musical moments -- Video

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Annette Funicello, the ’50s and ’60s teen dream who passed away Monday after a long battle with multiple sclerosis, rose to fame as a “Mouseketeer” on the original Mickey Mouse Club and starred with fellow idol Frankie Avalon in a series of iconic big-screen “Beach Party” hits, including Beach Blanket Bingo and Bikini Beach. Along the way she made quite an impression on the music scene, singing and dancing her way into the hearts of millions with songs like “Tall Paul,” “Pineapple Princess,” “Because You’re You,” and “Beach Blanket Bingo.”

People put together a loving tribute to Funicello’s career in music, “Her Life in Song,” which showcases her most memorable moments from the Mickey Mouse Club, her films with Avalon and much more. Check it out below.

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