Peggy Lee


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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Sweet Peggy Lee

author unknown The Meadowbrook, New Jersey’s big, barnlike club that baits its customers with the biggest and best dance bands in the country, was crowded. It was September 17, 1941, and a Benny Goodman opening. The critics and the jitterbugs were out in full force to hear what the clarinetist[…]

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A Chirp with Cheek

by Dick Williams Nobody knows the price of fame better than Peggy Lee, 26-year-old canary. But after twelve years of perseverance, the angel-faced moonbeam blonde has cleared the more formidable hurdles to crowd some of the best vocalists in the business for record honors. Her unique microphone personality produces a[…]

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