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Peggy Lee

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 10

Otis Redding, The Byrds, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Them, Small Faces, Joan Baez, Peggy Lee, Manfred Mann, The Beatles, The Yardbirds, Elvis Presley. They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1461 Posts we publish…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

This week In Singing Ladies 23

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 Singing Ladies selected among the 313 Posts we publish this week. Here, they…

This week In ’60s Throwback’ 05

The Who, The Beatles, Bill Haley, His Comets, The Byrds, Dionne Warwick, The Rolling Stones, Peggy Lee, Jefferson Airplane, Beach Boys, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Sam Cooke, Chubby Checker. They are the " '60s Throwback' " performers…

We remember Peggy Lee. ‘Feverish’

This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer.Tracklist : Is That All There Is? (1969) . Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans - Makin'Whoopee . w/…

This week In Singing Ladies 01

Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Céline Dion, Peggy Lee, Tori Amos, Regina Spektor, Björk, Joni Mitchell, Beth Gibbons, Eva Cassidy, Annie Lennox, Chrissie Hynde. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 147 Posts we publish this week.…

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…

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,…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires…

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary…

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From 'I Can't Stay Mad At You' to 'I Can't Get Started' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Soul, Blues,…' tunes around the theme of 'Things You Can't Do'. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean's Rythm Boys and many…

Rainbow (And The Colors Of)

From 'Over The Rainbow' to 'I'm Always Chasing Rainbows' , we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Rainbow And Colors'. It has Anna Nygren, Keith Jarrett, Joe Sample, Frank Sinatra and many more.

Jazzin the Samba

From 'Samba De Minha Terra' to 'Samba de Una Nota So (One Note Samba)' , we have mixed 18 'Jazzified Samba' tunes around the theme of 'Real Jazzmen Doing Brazilian Music'. It has Quincy Jones , Pat Metheny , Stan Getz , Eddy Harris and…

Wintertime (1)

From 'Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow' to 'Winter Weather' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Winter (Cold Side)'. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

Walk On The Wild Side

Starting and ending with 'Walk On The Wild Side' made famous by lou Reed, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Humble Pie, Peggy Lee, The Monkees, David Bowie and many more.

Everyday People

Starting and ending with 'Everyday People' made famous by  Sly and the Family Stone, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bill Withers, Peggy Lee, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole and many more.

When a man loves a woman

Starting and ending with 'When A Man Loves A Woman' made famous by Percy Sledge, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Sarah Vaughan & Marcos Valle, Otis Redding, Etta James, Etta James and many more.

A New Year, Baby et al

From 'You're The First The Last My Everything' to 'So What's New' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Anything New And First'. It has Lionel Hampton, Omara Portuondo, Ethel Waters, Herb Alpert & The…

New-Year (Sentimental) Resolutions

From 'I Will Follow Him' to 'I'm Gonna Leave You By Yourself' , we have mixed 20 'Good Old Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'What My Heart Is Going To Do'. It has Nat King Cole, T-Bone Walker, Nancy Wilson, Robert Cray and many…

Denials

From 'I Don't Want To Walk Without You' to 'I Don't Want To Love You (Like I Do)' , we have mixed 20 'Good Old Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Denials'. It has John Scofield, Matt Jordan Feat. Kelli Sae, Patti Page, Thelonious…