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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee
Born: May 26, 1920 in Jamestown, ND
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Died: Jan 21, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz, Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: Peggy Lee's alluring tone, distinctive delivery, breadth of material, and ability to write many of her own songs made her one of the most captivating artists of the vocal era, from her breakthrough on the Benny Goodman hit "Why Don't You Do Right" to her many solo successes, singles including "Mañana," ...Read full biography
Dream Street
Released: 1957
Label: Universal Distribution
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Dream Street captures Peggy Lee at her most intimate and melancholy -- a song cycle exploring love and loss in uncompromisingly frank terms, it strips away the saccharine and schmaltz so common among the ...Read full review
Is That All There Is?
Released: 1969
Label: Capitol
Critics' Rating:
When Peggy Lee became well-known in the 1940s, swing and jazz-influenced pop dominated the musical landscape. In the 1960s, however, it was a whole new world in popular music. The British Invasion and ...Read full review
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