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Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt
Born: Jan 17, 1927 in Columbia, SC
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Died: Dec 25, 2008 in Weston, CT
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Eartha Kitt epitomized the idea of the sex-kitten chanteuse, rising to fame with a nightclub act centered on her slinky stage presence and her throaty purr of a voice. As much as she enjoyed vamping it up, she also projected the image of an exotic international sophisticate, especially since she sang ...Read full biography
Live from the Cafe Carlyle
Released: 2006
Label: DRG
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At age 79, Eartha Kitt remains a remarkably vibrant performer, by the evidence of Live from the Cafe Carlyle, recorded at the tony Eastside Manhattan nightclub. Although she refers to her age, even jumping ...Read full review
That Bad Eartha
Released: 1953
Label: Rev-Ola Records
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Like its predecessor, RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt, Eartha Kitt's second album, That Bad Eartha, also released in 1953, became a Top Five hit in a year when the curiosity about this exotic creature ...Read full review