Peggy Lee


Peggy Lee Pines for Big Bands on TV

by Ben Gross The great days of the Big Bands, when all of America danced and sang, swayed and swirled to wondrous sounds – Peggy Lee hopes for their early return. “And I believe they may come back soon – there are already signs of it,” she told me, “if[…]

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As Hot As a Torch

author unknown The spotlight which hit cool, blond Peggy Lee left most of the big room in blackness, but the ringsider’s voice that came out of the dark was recognizable: “That’s the old pepper in there.” It was Benny Goodman, on hand one night last week to welcome an old[…]

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Peggy Lee: Girl in the Middle

by George Hoefer Peggy Lee’s combination of talents tends to keep her identification dilemmatic. She has been too successful in several areas to win acceptance in the jazz world, and not quite commercial enough to attain the pinnacle of fame awarded to lesser stars by an undiscriminating public. Musically, she’s[…]

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The Peggy Lee Story

author unknown Peggy Lee’s fame as a composer, lyricist and actress rivals her reputation as a chanteuse. And much as she enjoys singing, she isn’t at all sure that she wouldn’t rather have billing as: “Words and Music by Peggy Lee,” than to be known as one of the foremost[…]

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