Peggy Lee

Lady Sings the Blues (Various Artists)

Capitol, US (72435-80738-2-9)
Released: April 8, 2003


Capitol Records presents 28 “torch song classics” on two CDs, featuring several contemporary jazz singers as well as legendary vintage recordings from the Capitol, Liberty, RCA, Verve, Blue Note and Concord labels. Disc One concludes with Peggy’s final recording for Capitol, I’ll Be Seeing Youfrom her 1972 album Norma Deloris Egstrom from Jamestown, North Dakota. Disc Two begins with Peggy’s stirring performance of Here’s That Rainy Day from her 1961 album If You Go, arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones.

Disc One

1. Sarah Vaughan: Key Largo
2. Ella Fitzgerald: Solitude
3. Dianne Reeves: Embraceable You
4. Etta James: Don’t Go to Strangers
5. Della Reese: Call Me
6. Diana Krall: I’m Just a Lucky So and So
7. Dinah Washington: Call Me Irresponsible
8. June Christy: Something Cool
9. Keely Smith: You Go to My Head
10. Nancy Wilson: The Very Thought of You
11. Dinah Shore: My Funny Valentine
12. Kay Starr: It Had to Be You
13. Rosemary Clooney: One for My Baby
14. Peggy Lee: I’ll Be Seeing You

Disc Two

1. Peggy Lee: Here’s That Rainy Day
2. Sarah Vaughan: Stormy Weather
3. Dianne Reeves: In a Sentimental Mood
4. Diana Krall: They Can’t Take That Away from Me
5. Etta James: Body and Soul
6. Cassandra Wilson: Someday My Prince Will Come
7. Charlie Hunter featuring Norah Jones: More Than This
8. Patricia Barber: The Thrill Is Gone
9. Nancy Wilson: You’ve Changed
10. Julie London: Cry Me a River
11. June Christy: Don’t Explain
12. Rosemary Clooney: Lover Man
13. Keely Smith: I Wish You Love
14. Lena Horne: We’ll Be Together Again

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