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Peggy Lee

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Japan: ‘S Wonderful’ a live…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella in Japan:’s Wonderful’ is a live album recorded on January 19 and 22, 1964 at Hibiya Public Hall and Hotel Okura in Tokyo, Japan and released in 2011 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Cheek To Cheek (Irving Berlin) – 03:47 . 2.Deep Purple (Peter Derose, Mitchell Parish) – 03:59 . 3.Too Close […]

Peggy Lee records ‘Miss Wonderful,’ an album arranged and conducted…

Peggy Lee’s ‘Miss Wonderful’ is an album (arranged & conducted by Sy Oliver) recorded on January 6, June 8, 1956 and released in 1959 by Decca Records. Track Listing : 1.Mister Wonderful (George Weiss, Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener) – 03:18 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:57 . […]

This week In Singing Ladies 01

Natalie Cole, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, Tori Amos, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Beth Gibbons, Eva Cassidy, Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde, Neneh Cherry. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 120 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Natalie Cole – I’m a […]

Ella Fitzgerald finishes the recording of ‘Ella Swings Brightly with…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson’ is a studio album recorded on January 5, 1959–December 27, 1961 with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released in 1962 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) – 03:00 . 2.Don’T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) – 03:47 […]

Nat King Cole records ‘Love Is the Thing,’ his first collaboration…

Nat King Cole’s ‘Love Is the Thing’ is an album recorded on December 19 & 28, 1956, his first of four collaborations with arranger Gordon Jenkins and released in April 1957 By Capitol. Track Listing : 1.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 03:10 . 2.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 03:15 […]

Diana Krall starts the recording of her first live album : ‘Live in…

Diana Krall’s ‘Live in Paris’ is her first live album recorded on November 29 & December 2, 2001 at Theatre de L’Olympia in Paris and released on October 1, 2002 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.I Love Being Here With You (Peggy Lee, William Schluger) – 05:12 . 2.Let’S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted […]

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

To Celebrate Diana Krall, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday Diana – we have selected twelve ladies and twelve songs that Krall has covered afterwards. These ladies – “Diana Krall’s Godmothers” – are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Shirley Bassey, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne […]

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]

Impulse publish Diana Krall’s fourth album : ‘Love Scenes’…

Diana Krall’s ‘Love Scenes’ is her fourth album produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on August 26, 1997 by Impulse!. Track listing : 1.All or Nothing at All (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) – 04:35 . 2.Peel Me a Grape (Dave Frishberg) – 05:52 . 3.I Don’t Know Enough About You (Dave Barbour, Peggy Lee) – […]

Last week In Singing Ladies 09

Annie Lennox, Whitney Houston, Karen Carpenter, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Alicia Keys, Brandy, Peggy Lee, Joss Stone, Diana Krall, Heart, Imelda May. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 204 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Annie Lennox – A Thousand Beautiful […]

Peggy Lee records the first songs of her debut album : ‘Black…

Peggy Lee’s ‘Black Coffee’ is her first album recorded between April 30, 1953 & April 3, 1956 and released in 1956 by Decca. Track Listing : 1.Black Coffee (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) – 03:05 . 2.I’Ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) – 02:28 . 3.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 02:44 […]