Miss Peggy Lee: A Career Chronicle

Miss Peggy Lee: A Career Chronicle

by Robert Strom, Keely Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786419369

ISBN-13: 9780786419364

Pub. Date: 04/04/2005

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

Peggy Lee holds a special place in the history of American popular and jazz music. From her birth on May 26, 1920, to her final recording on August 26, 1995, to the New Yorker's obituary from February of 2002, this chronological record covers every moment of her professional life. Detailed entries describe recordings (both albums and songs), radio and television

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Peggy Lee holds a special place in the history of American popular and jazz music. From her birth on May 26, 1920, to her final recording on August 26, 1995, to the New Yorker's obituary from February of 2002, this chronological record covers every moment of her professional life. Detailed entries describe recordings (both albums and songs), radio and television appearances, her work in films, and her songwriting efforts, drawing from interviews with Lee and others, nightclub and concert reviews, and a wealth of other sources. Appendices list CD releases of Lee's recordings and the songs she composed. Illustrated with many rare photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786419364
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/04/2005
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword1
1If I could swing with a band : 1920 to 19405
2The Benny Goodman years and the first capitol period : 1940 to 195117
3Decca : 1952 to 195753
4Return to Capitol : 1957 to 196777
5Grammy winner : 1968 to 1972129
6Becoming a legend : 1972 to 1982157
7There'll be another spring : 1982 to 1988193
8Peggy sings the blues : 1988 to 1995219
Epilogue242
App. AMiss Peggy Lee on CD247
App. BSongs written by Miss Peggy Lee281

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