Peggy Lee


Meet the Barbours

by Peter Tanner She’s beautiful, she’s blonde – but she’s far from dumb. She’s a singer with a real jazz style, a composer of quite considerable merit and she’s married to one of America’s top guitarists. Meet Mrs. Dave Barbour – Peggy Lee to you and me. Peggy Lee has[…]

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It’s No Longer Cold Outside

Peggy Lee: Always Her Own Weather by Sidney Fields If you gathered all the stars and put them at the feet of Peggy Lee, she’d still be the kid from Fargo, North Dakota. Peggy is the singer with the silken voice who’s just thankful that she’s liked. She’s at the[…]

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Hooray for Love!

Peggy Lee would like to find its magic spell everywhere; lets Dave do all the talking about Armstrong, bop and critics by George Simon If she could just remember everybody’s birthday and could spend all of her Thanksgivings at home, Peggy Lee would be an extremely happy girl. For it[…]

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Wild About Peggy

With a song in her heart, a sweet small-town girl from North Dakota has set the nation humming and playing her tunes. Will this Prima Donna of the Platters soon be a Queen of the Screen? by Jack Long I may as well confess it publicly – I’ve fallen in[…]

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Story of a Songbird

(author unknown) The “soft-as-silk” singing style of Peggy Lee, who with husband Dave Barbour began a two-week engagement at the Paramount Theater Wednesday, was an invention born of necessity. It came into being several years ago, while Peggy was performing at the Doll House in Palm Springs. “One Saturday night,”[…]

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Busy Singer

(author unknown) Six years ago in a New York theater, the sultry singing voice of Peggy Lee proved so irresistible to an impressionable male listener that he clambered over the orchestra pit and chased her all around the stage. This never happened again, but since January the same voice has[…]

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