Singer Banu Gibson: “Not only was Peggy a wonderful singer and a great songwriter, but she was also a savvy businesswoman. Peggy inspired me to work both the artistic and business side of music. There are so many songs I love that Peggy Lee sang, but at the moment I[…]
The Peggy Lee Centennial Tribute. Special guests: Holly Foster Wells and Stacy Sullivan are here! Holly is Peggy’s granddaughter and historian! Stacy Sullivan is an amazing vocalist with an amazing Peggy Lee album and tribute show. [Source: Quarantine, Cabaret and Cocktails/YouTube] Watch full episode here.
This week on Radar, we visit a truly golden age of Hollywood. Who better to join us on this journey than the always glamorous, sophisticated, beautiful and talented Peggy Lee? 2020 marks Peggy Lee’s 100th birthday—her centennial—and as such there are several projects to discuss: the Grammy museum hosted a[…]
Famous celebrities acting in animated features is nothing new, and it dates back at least to 1955, when Lady and the Tramp hit theaters. Headlining the cast: Miss Peggy Lee, an extremely popular American singer in the vocal jazz and traditional pop styles in the pre-rock ‘n’ roll era. Lee[…]
The great singer Peggy Lee — most famous for her sensual, million-selling 1958 record “Fever” — was not immune to the male chauvinism that saturated the music business then, starting with her days as a star with Benny Goodman in the early 1940s, and it is safe to say that[…]
The incomparable Peggy Lee (1920-2002), American pop and jazz singer, composer, and actress, was born Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota. The grandchild of Swedish and Norwegian immigrants, her depression-era childhood was brutal: The sixth of seven children, her mother died when she was four years old; her beloved[…]