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The very first cool, blonde, sexy and happening female singer-songwriter, opening the door for everyone from Jackie De Shannon to Gwen Stefani, it’s Miss Peggy Lee! Originally the featured vocalist in the Benny Goodman Big Band in the 1940s, the lovely Miss Lee launched a series of solo hits in 1942 beginning with her first # 1, ‘Somebody Else Is Taking My Place’, followed by 1943’s ‘Why Don’t You Do Right?’
which sold over a million copies and secured her fame! Many more hits followed for the next umpteen years, of which many were self-penned.

Her many songwriting collaborators, in addition to husband/guitarist Dave Barbour, included such notable as Laurindo Almeida, Harold Arlen, Sonny Burke, Cy Coleman, Duke Ellington, Dick Hazard, Quincy Jones, Marian McPartland, Lalo Schifrin, Hubie Wheeler, and Victor Young, to name just a few!

On this collection we focus on her hits, of the 1940s and 1950s. The sexy, bluesy and assured tones of the woman who brought you such heart-stopping moments as ‘Fever’ and ‘Is That All There Is?’

Weight 200 kg


Be Anything (But Be Mine) / Lover / Just One Of Those Things / River, River / Moon Flowers / This Is A Very Special Day / Who's Gonna Pay The Check? / My Heart Belongs To Daddy / Black Coffee / I've Got You Under My Skin / Easy Living / My Heart Belongs To Daddy / A Woman Alone With The Blues / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / When The World Was Young / Apples, Peaches And Cherries / Baubles, Bangles And Beads / Ring Those Christmas Bells / Where Can I Go Without You? / Johnny Guitar / Summer Vacation / How Strange / Love You So / The Tavern / That's Him Over There / That's What A Woman Is For / Where Can I Go Without You? / Sisters / Let Me Go, Lover!


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