Peggy Lee


Reassessing Peggy Lee, Vintage 1972

“In listening to Norma Deloris Egstrom now — hopefully with fresh, unbiased ears, and knowing that it represents a turning point in her career — it now more obviously belongs in another category altogether. In perspective, the album is part of a continuum with Frank Sinatra’s September of My Years[…]

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A Peggy Lee Christmas Keeps the Fever at Bay

“The most enduring Peggy Lee Christmas recordings were, however, made for Capitol – most significantly for 1960’s Christmas Carousel: an inspired collection of covers and self-penned yuletide tunes arranged by Billy May (Frank Sinatra, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Ella Fitzgerald) and produced by Woody Herman acolyte Dave Cavanaugh. Surely Lee’s ultimate[…]

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