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Peggy Lee - The Centenary Albums Collection 1948-62 (4CD)

Peggy Lee - The Centenary Albums Collection 1948-62 (4CD)

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May 26th 2020 marks the centenary of the birth of the great jazz and pop singer Peggy Lee, and Acrobat is celebrating the occasion with two special releases, this singles collection and an anthology of selected titles from twenty-five of the albums “The Centenary Albums Collection 1948-62” (ACQCD7147).

Peggy Lee was one of the finest interpreters of popular songs, whether performing in the big band idiom, in small group jazz environments or with solo piano accompaniment, or in the sophisticated pop style which brought her many chart hits. Her repertoire ranged effortlessly from Great American Songbook classics to the latest pop songs, and included many of her own fine compositions. This set comprises selected A and B sides from her single releases on the Capitol and Decca labels from the early years of her solo career through to 1962 (her recordings with the Benny Goodman Orchestra can be found on the Acrobat release “Peggy Lee With The Benny Goodman Orchestra 1941-47” (ADDCD3216).

It features more than 40 US & UK chart hits, including the No. 1 “Manana” and the Top 10 classics “Fever”, “Mr. Wonderful”, “Golden Earrings”, “Waitin' for the Train to Come In”, “Riders In The Sky”, “I Don't Know Enough About You”, “It's All Over Now” and “Chi-Baba Chi-Baba”. It’s a substantial and hugely entertaining tribute to one of the most illustrious singers of her era and a marvellous showcase for her unique style and versatility.


REVIEWS

“While there is plenty of justified criticism for the lack of any real attempt across the Atlantic to celebrate the centenary of her birth with a suitably prestigious commemorative issue at least the occasion has been very worthily marked in the UK by Acrobat in the form of these two excellent sets, which provide a total of more than 200 recordings of Peggy Lee, spread over eight CDs. This set is most enjoyable and presented in chronological order and with a 36 page booklet which includes full discographical information, it is a winner in every respect. Hats off to Acrobat and long may they flourish.”  –  Gerry Stonestreet  (In Tune Issue 341)


Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 What More Can A Woman Do? Peggy Lee
2 Waitin' For The Train To Come In Peggy Lee
3 I'm Glad I Waited For You Peggy Lee
4 I Don't Know Enough About You Peggy Lee
5 Linger In My Arms A Little Longer, Baby Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
6 It's All Over Now Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
7 Aren't You Kinda Glad We Did? Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
8 It's A Good Day Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
9 A Nightingale Can Sing The Blues Peggy Lee With The Frank De Vol Orch.
10 Everything's Movin' Too Fast Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
11 Speaking Of Angels Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
12 Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
13 Just An Old Love Of Mine Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
14 Why Don't You Do Right? Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
15 Them There Eyes Peggy Lee With Dave Barbour
16 Stormy Weather Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
17 Don't Smoke In Bed Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
18 Golden Earrings Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
19 I'll Dance At Your Wedding Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
20 Manana Peggy Lee With Dave Barbour And The Brazilians
21 All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
22 Laroo Laroo Lili Bolero Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
23 Talking To Myself About You Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
24 Baby, Don’t Be Mad At Me Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 Caramba! It’s The Samba Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
2 Bubble-Loo Bubble-Loo Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
3 Just A Shade On The Blue Side Peggy Lee
4 So Dear To My Heart Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
5 Hold Me Peggy Lee
6 Someone Like You Peggy Lee
7 Blum Blum (I Wonder Who I Am) Peggy Lee And Her Dixieland Band
8 Similau Peggy Lee With Dave Barbour's Afro Cubans
9 While We're Young Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
10 Bali Hai Peggy Lee
11 (Ghost) Riders In The Sky Peggy Lee With The Jud Conlon Singers & The Dave Barbour All-Stars
12 At The Cafe Rendezvous Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour All-Stars
13 Through A Long And Sleepless Night Peggy Lee
14 A Man Wrote A Song Peggy Lee With Pete Rugolo & His Orch.
15 The Old Master Painter Peggy Lee & Mel Torme With The Mellomen
16 My Small Señor Peggy Lee
17 Save Your Sorrow For Tomorrow Peggy Lee With Pete Rugolo & His Orch.
18 Goodbye John Peggy Lee
19 Crazy, He Calls Me Peggy Lee
20 Once Around The Moon Peggy Lee
21 Show Me The Way To Get Out Of This World Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
22 Lover, Come Back To Me Peggy Lee
23 Life Is So Peculiar Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
24 Where Are You? Peggy Lee With The Jud Conlon Choir & The Dave Barbour Orch.
25 The Mill On The Floss Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
Disc 3
Track Title Artist
1 Rock Me To Sleep Peggy Lee
2 He's Only Wonderful Peggy Lee
3 Boulevard Cafe Peggy Lee
4 (When I Dance With You) I Get Ideas Peggy Lee With Billy May & His Orch.
5 My Magic Heart Peggy Lee With Billy May & His Orch.
6 Don't Fan The Flame Peggy Lee With The Sid Feller Orch.
7 I Love You But I Don't Like You Peggy Lee With Billy May & His Orch.
8 Would You Dance With A Stranger? Peggy Lee With The Sid Feller Orch.
9 Goin' On A Hayride Peggy Lee With The Sid Feller Orch.
10 Be Anything (But Be Mine) Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch.
11 Lover Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch.
12 Watermelon Weather Bing Crosby And Peggy Lee With Vic Schoen & His Orch.
13 Just One Of Those Things Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch.
14 River River Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch. & Chorus
15 Merry Go Runaround Peggy Lee With The Sonny Burke Orch.
16 Moonflowers Peggy Lee With The Axel Stordahl Orch.
17 I Hear The Music Now Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch. & Chorus
18 Who's Gonna Pay The Check Peggy Lee With The Dave Barbour Orch.
19 I've Got You Under My Skin Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch. & Chorus
20 The Night Holds No Fear Peggy Lee With The Sy Oliver Orch.
21 Baubles, Bangles And Beads Peggy Lee With The Victor Young Orch.
22 Where Can I Go Without You Peggy Lee With The Victor Young Orch.
23 Johnny Guitar Peggy Lee With The Victor Young Orch.
24 That's What A Woman Is For Peggy Lee With The Victor Young Orch.
25 Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me Peggy Lee With The Joseph Lilley Orch.
Disc 4
Track Title Artist
1 Straight Ahead Peggy Lee & The Mills Brothers
2 Let Me Go Lover Peggy Lee With Gordon Jenkins & His Orch.
3 He's A Tramp Peggy Lee
4 I Belong To You Peggy Lee With Alfred Newman & His Orch.
5 Bella Notte Peggy Lee With The Victor Young Orch.
6 Ooh, That Kiss Peggy Lee
7 He Needs Me Peggy Lee With Hal Mooney & His Orch.
8 Sugar Peggy Lee With Hal Mooney & His Orch.
9 Mr. Wonderful Peggy Lee With The Sy Oliver Orch.
10 You've Got To See Mama Every Night Peggy Lee With The Sy Oliver Orch.
11 Joey, Joey, Joey Peggy Lee With The Sy Oliver Orch.
12 We Laughed At Love Peggy Lee With The Sy Oliver Orch.
13 Listen To The Rockin' Bird Peggy Lee
14 Fever Peggy Lee
15 Light Of Love Peggy Lee
16 Sweetheart Peggy Lee
17 Alright, Okay, You Win Peggy Lee
18 My Man Peggy Lee
19 Hallelujah, I Love Him So Peggy Lee
20 You Deserve Peggy Lee
21 My Gentle Young Johnny Peggy Lee
22 Bucket Of Tears Peggy Lee
23 Til There Was You Peggy Lee
24 The Folks Who Live On The Hill Peggy Lee
25 Hey Look Me Over Peggy Lee
26 The Sweetest Sounds Peggy Lee
27 I'm A Woman Peggy Lee
  • Artist:
    Peggy Lee
  • Discs:
    4
  • EAN:
    8240467147273
  • FORMAT:
    CD
  • Release:
    April 2020
  • Run Time:
    280mins
  • Product Code:
    ACQCD7147
  • Weight:
    0.2kg