Peggy Lee


Best Peggy Lee Songs: 20 Essential Tracks to Give You Fever

Peggy Lee was a sophisticated stage persona created by a humble farmer’s daughter from Jamestown, North Dakota, whose real name was Norma Deloris Egstrom. She rose to fame at the height of the big band era, serving her apprenticeship with the “King Of Swing”, Benny Goodman, before establishing herself as[…]

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Did Peggy Lee Really Inspire the Margarita?

  Whether a blessing or a curse, fame – measured today by the number of social-media followers a celebrity has – can bring its privileged recipients vast wealth, power and influence. But there are other, smaller and more obscure benefits for those whose lives and careers are touched by stardom.[…]

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The Foote Files: Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (1920-2002) was one of the best jazz singers in her day and of all time. Born Norma Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota, Lee’s career spanned 60 years. Read full article here.

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