This page features Peggy Lee’s MP3 catalog. Her current CD and DVD catalog is available here.
Original Albums on Capitol Records
The Man I Love
Peggy sings classic love songs arranged by Nelson Riddle and conducted by Frank Sinatra. Includes The Folks Who Live on the Hill, Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe and That’s All.
Jump for Joy
Peggy sings standards with Nelson Riddle’s bubbly, brassy orchestra. Includes Just in Time, Old Devil Moon and Cheek to Cheek.
Things Are Swingin’
This swingin’ affair includes I’m Beginning to See the Light, the Grammy-nominated Alright, Okay, You Win and, as a bonus track, the stereo debut of Peggy’s original version of Fever.
I Like Men
Peggy sings the praises of the opposite sex. Includes I’m Just Wild About Harry, My Man, Charley My Boy, It’s So Nice to Have a Man Around the House andBill.
Beauty and the Beat
Jazz pianist George Shearing and his quintet join Peggy for a much-acclaimed collection. Includes You Came a Long Way from St. Louis, Always True to You in My Fashion and There’ll Be Another Spring, co-written by Hubie Wheeler and Peggy.
Latin ala Lee
Hit album nominated for a Grammy as best female vocal performance of 1960. Includes Heart (a Grammy nominee for best performance by a pop single artist),Till There Was You and Hey There.
All Aglow Again
Includes Fever (nominated for two Grammys) in its original appearance on an album, Hallelujah I Love Him So, Mañana, and several B-sides and rarities.
The much-praised Billy May arranged and conducted this collection of ballads. Includes Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words), It Could Happen to You and Too Close for Comfort.
Peggy sings holiday classics and rarities, including some of her own compositions, with Billy May’s orchestra. Includes White Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) and I Like a Sleighride (Jingle Bells).
Olé ala Lee
A sequel to the hit album Latin ala Lee. Includes Love and Marriage, Come Dance with Me and Together (Wherever We Go).
Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee
Nominated for a Grammy as best female solo vocal performance, this souvenir of Peggy’s nightclub act at the famous New York club includes Day In Day Out, The Second Time Around and Call Me Darling.
Peggy at Basin Street East: The Unreleased Show
A genuinely live recording from start to finish. Includes I Love Being Here with You, By Myself, several of Peggy’s hits and a medley saluting Ray Charles. (This 1961 recording remained unreleased until 2002.)
If You Go
Ballads of loss and heartbreak arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones. Includes Here’s That Rainy Day, Say It Isn’t So, Smile and As Time Goes By.
Blues Cross Country
A swinging musical travelogue arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones. Includes St. Louis Blues, Goin’ to Chicago Blues and Kansas City.
This hits collection includes Fever and Alright, Okay, You Win (both Grammy nominees), plus earlier hits like Why Don’t You Do Right, It’s a Good Day andMañana.
Sugar ‘n’ Spice
Features Benny Carter and Billy May arrangements and such songs as I’ve Got the World on a String, See See Rider and The Best Is Yet to Come.
This perennial fan favorite includes The Days of Wine and Roses, Close Your Eyes and Peggy’s own Where Can I Go Without You, written with Victor Young.
I’m a Woman
Hit album includes the title song by Leiber and Stoller, which earned Peggy a Grammy nomination as best female solo vocal performance, plus Come Rain or Come Shine and I Left My Heart in San Francisco.
In Love Again
Includes I’ve Got Your Number, A Lot of Livin’ to Do, Unforgettable and I Can’t Stop Loving You.
In the Name of Love
Includes The Boy from Ipanema, After You’ve Gone, Talk to Me Baby and There’ll Be Some Changes Made.
Pass Me By
Includes the hit title song plus I Wanna Be Around, Bewitched (the TV show theme song) and A Hard Day’s Night (Peggy’s first recording of a Beatles song).
Then Was Then Now Is Now
Includes The Shadow of Your Smile, They Say, The Masquerade Is Over and the title song by Cy Coleman and Peggy.
Guitars ala Lee
Peggy’s arrangements showcase guitars on such songs as Nice ‘n’ Easy, Strangers in the Night, Call Me and Sweet Happy Life.
Includes the hit title song plus It’s a Wonderful World, Let’s Fall in Love and a new version of Alright, Okay, You Win.
Includes Peggy’s Grammy-nominated recording of I’m Gonna Go Fishin’ (music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Peggy), plus The Shining Sea (by Johnny Mandel and Peggy) and Hey! Look Me Over.
Jazz guitarist and harmonicist Toots Thielemans joins Peggy; songs include Makin’ Whoopee, It Might as Well Be Spring, Two for the Road and Love Is Here to Stay.
Two Shows Nightly
Peggy’s nightclub act at New York’s Copacabana includes Do I Hear a Waltz, Come Back to Me and her longtime performance-closer, Here’s to You.
A Natural Woman
Peggy sings contemporary hits like Spinning Wheel, Everyday People, Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay and the title song.
Is That All There Is?
Hit album includes the title song by Leiber and Stoller, which won Peggy a Grammy award for best female vocal performance and also received a nomination for record of the year. Also Me and My Shadow and a new version of her hit Don’t Smoke in Bed.
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Includes the title song by Simon and Garfunkel, two songs by Burt Bacharach, plus You’ll Remember Me (a chart hit) and What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life.
Make It With You
Includes One More Ride on the Merry-Go-Round (a chart hit), Lennon and McCartney’s The Long and Winding Road and the Benny Goodman band themeGoodbye by Gordon Jenkins.
Where Did They Go?
Includes Losing My Mind, I Don’t Know How to Love Him, Help Me Make It Through the Night and My Sweet Lord.
Norma Deloris Egstrom from Jamestown, North Dakota
Peggy’s final Capitol Records album, loved by many fans, includes A Song for You, Just for a Thrill, Superstar, The More I See You and I’ll Be Seeing You.
Compilations from Capitol / EMI
Miss Peggy Lee
113 tracks, from both albums and singles, spanning Peggy’s entire Capitol Records career, 1944-1972.
The Singles Collection
109 singles tracks spanning Peggy’s career between 1941 and 1975.
The Lost ’40s and ’50s Capitol Masters
39 tracks recorded between 1944 and 1952, some previously unreleased in any format.
The Best of Miss Peggy Lee
16 highlights from the 1998 boxed set Miss Peggy Lee (see above).
The Best of Peggy Lee: The Capitol Years
18 jazz- and blues-infused recordings made between 1947 and 1972.
The Best of the Singles Collection
21 highlights from the 2002 boxed set The Singles Collection (see above) plus an exclusive Fever remix.
Capitol Collectors Series
The first significant CD compilation of Peggy’s Capitol recordings, with 25 tracks from 1945-1950.
Christmas With Peggy Lee
15 holiday highlights recorded between 1949 and 1965, plus the more recent and previously unreleased My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year).
Peggy Lee Sings the Standards
From the UK, a 22-track collection of mostly familiar titles from the Great American Songbook.
Rare Gems and Hidden Treasures
Collects 19 rare recordings (some previously unreleased in any format) from 1946-1962.
Spotlight on Peggy Lee
From Peggy’s second Capitol Records era, with 18 tracks from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
15 tracks recorded for radio play only, 1946-1949. Unavailable commercially until the compact disc era.
The Very Best of Peggy Lee
From the UK, a compilation of 24 hits and favorites from 1947-1970.
Original Albums on Decca Records
1953 (expanded version, 1956)
One of Peggy’s most highly praised albums. Includes It Ain’t Necessarily So, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, When the World Was Young, My Heart Belongs to Daddy and the torchy title song.
Songs from Pete Kelly’s Blues
Peggy and Ella Fitzgerald perform songs from the Warner Bros. film, for which Peggy received an Academy Award nomination as best supporting actress. Peggy’s numbers include Bye Bye Blackbird, Sugar, Somebody Loves Me and Sing a Rainbow.
Sy Oliver’s arrangements add brass and sass to such songs as They Can’t Take That Away from Me, the chart hit Mr. Wonderful, and two of Peggy’s own compositions with Dave Barbour: I Don’t Know Enough About You and Take a Little Time to Smile.
This sophisticated collection of late-night ballads includes I’ve Grown Accustomed to His Face, What’s New, My Old Flame and It’s All Right with Me.
1964 (recorded in 1952)
Gordon Jenkins arranged and conducted this diverse song collection, including four chart hits: Be Anything (But Be Mine), Just One of Those Things, River River and Peggy’s smash hit Lover.
Compilations from Decca / Universal
20th Century Masters: The Best of Peggy Lee
This 12-track hits collection includes Peggy’s own co-compositions (The Siamese Cat Song, Johnny Guitar, I Don’t Know Enough About You) plus Black Coffeeand Lover.
14 romantic songs including You Go to My Head, Love Letters, You’re My Thrill, Sugar and I’ve Got You Under My Skin.
Original Albums on Other Labels
Paul McCartney wrote and produced the album’s title track; also featuring Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight, You Make Me Feel Brand New and Irving Berlin’sAlways.
Close Enough for Love
Tracks include Through the Eyes of Love, Come in from the Rain, In the Days of Our Love (written by Marian McPartland and Peggy) and a new version of Just One of Those Things.
Peggy Sings the Blues
This Grammy nominee for best female jazz vocal performance includes Basin Street Blues, Fine and Mellow, Baby Won’t You Please Come Home, T’ain’t Nobody’s Business and God Bless the Child.
The Peggy Lee Songbook: There’ll Be Another Spring
Another Grammy nominee for best female jazz vocal performance, this collection of songs co-written by Peggy features new versions of He’s a Tramp, Where Can I Go Without You, Fever and Johnny Guitar.
Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold Arlen
1993 (recorded in 1988)
Peggy was the first singer to record eight of the 14 Harold Arlen songs in this collection. Songs include My Shining Hour, Buds Won’t Bud and Happy with the Blues, the latter written by Arlen and Lee.
Moments Like This
This album includes Peggy’s final recordings of some hits (Why Don’t You Do Right, I Don’t Know Enough About You, Mañana) plus the Gershwins’ Love Is Here to Stay and S’Wonderful.
Recordings with Benny Goodman
Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman: The Complete Recordings, 1941-1947
38 Lee-Goodman recordings: the hits (Why Don’t You Do Right, Somebody Else Is Taking My Place, The Way You Look Tonight) and every other song released by Columbia and Okeh in the early 1940s, plus some later collaborations for Capitol.