The Best of Peggy Lee: The Blues & Jazz Sessions

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Best of Peggy Lee: The Blues & Jazz Sessions is an 18-track collection that culls the highlights from Lee's 30-year tenure at Capitol Records. Since the compilation covers such a large time period, it's not surprising that the music doesn't all hold together -- it's clear when one song was recorded in the '50s and the other in the '70s. Nevertheless, the quality of the music is very strong, demonstrating that Lee was much more than a mere pop singer -- she was a talented blues and jazz vocalist, as well. The album contains such standards as "Why Don't You Do Right?," 'Fever," "Hallelujah, I Love Him So," "Goin' to Chicago," "The Thrill Is Gone," "Seventh...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Best of Peggy Lee: The Blues & Jazz Sessions is an 18-track collection that culls the highlights from Lee's 30-year tenure at Capitol Records. Since the compilation covers such a large time period, it's not surprising that the music doesn't all hold together -- it's clear when one song was recorded in the '50s and the other in the '70s. Nevertheless, the quality of the music is very strong, demonstrating that Lee was much more than a mere pop singer -- she was a talented blues and jazz vocalist, as well. The album contains such standards as "Why Don't You Do Right?," 'Fever," "Hallelujah, I Love Him So," "Goin' to Chicago," "The Thrill Is Gone," "Seventh Son" and "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/18/1997
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724382120421
  • Catalog Number: 21204
  • Sales rank: 81,136

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Why Don't You Do Right? - Dave Barbour & His Orchestra (2:27)
  2. 2 For Every Man There's a Woman - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra (2:47)
  3. 3 Fever - Jack Marshall (3:20)
  4. 4 Alright, Okay, You Win (2:21)
  5. 5 Blue Prelude - George Shearing (2:15)
  6. 6 Hallelujah, I Love Him So (2:29)
  7. 7 Just for a Thrill (3:41)
  8. 8 Goin' to Chicago Blues - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:36)
  9. 9 I'm a Woman - Benny Carter & His Orchestra (2:09)
  10. 10 See See Rider - Benny Carter & His Orchestra (2:36)
  11. 11 You Don't Know (2:28)
  12. 12 Call Me - Billy May (2:35)
  13. 13 Whisper Not - Benny Carter & His Orchestra (2:18)
  14. 14 The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss) (3:36)
  15. 15 Seventh Son (2:25)
  16. 16 Please Send Me Someone to Love (4:09)
  17. 17 Mama's Gone, Goodbye (2:35)
  18. 18 I'm Gonna Go Fishin' - Bill Holman & His Orchestra (2:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peggy Lee Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Billy May Track Performer
Benny Carter & His Orchestra Track Performer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra Track Performer
Bill Holman & His Orchestra Track Performer
Quincy Jones & His Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Muller Composer
Lil Hardin Armstrong Composer
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