Peggy Lee


‘I’d Never Make a Critic’

Preface In the world of popular singing, there is a very thin, vague borderline between what is considered by the pundits to be jazz singing (Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday) and what is dismissed as mere popular singing (Dinah Shore, Perry Como, Jo Stafford). Jazz critics, even those on[…]

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Peggy Lee – A Cinderella Grows Up

(date unknown) Everyone wondered what had happened to Peggy Lee? In 1942, when she was Benny Goodman’s star vocalist, Look described her as the girl with the electric-blue voice, heard on every juke-box in America. She was a Cinderella girl who had worked her way up to be a top singer with[…]

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