We remember Lena Horne. ‘A Star Was Horne’

This day (May 9, 2010), in New York City, New York, died Lena Mary Calhoun Horne a.k.a Lena Horne, an American singer and civil rights activist.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Stormy Weather/If You Believe (1982) . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (1995) . Documentary (1981) . w/ Tony Bennett – The Look Of Love / My Funny Valentine ( 1973) . w/ Perry Como – New England Medley (1965) . Once in a Lifetime (1964) . w/ Frank Sinatra – Harold Arlen Tribute Medley (1960) . Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (1946) . Unlucky Woman (1944) .

TOP 10

Lena Horne Top 10 :

0 . I Want a Little Doggie . Stormy Weather . The Lady Is A Tramp . Love Me Or Leave Me . A Fine Romance . Honeysuckle Rose . Mad About The Boy . Paradise . The Rules Of The Road .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on January 24, 2006, Seasons of a Life was the last album by Lena Horne. >>

Being Myself by Lena Horne is her most recent studio album released on June 2, 1998. >>

Released on March 21, 1995, An Evening with Lena Horne is a live album by Lena Horne. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1967] Lena Horne guest on The Dean Martin Comedy Hour where she will do two songs. >> 3 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (May 9, 2010), in New York City, New York, died Lena Mary Calhoun Horne a.k.a Lena Horne, an American singer and civil rights activist.

@allmusic : In conjunction with her club work, she also maintained a recording career that stretched from 1936 to 2000 and brought her three Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989; she appeared in 16 feature films and several shorts between 1938 and 1978

@last.fm : Lena Horne quit school when she was 14 and got her first stage job at 16, dancing and later singing at the famed Cotton Club in Harlem (a renowned theatre in which black performers played before white audiences, immortalized in the film – The Cotton Club (1984)).

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