Peggy Lee: World Broadcast Recordings 1955, Vol 1

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Release Date: 07-17-2021

SKU: 711574899319

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Peggy Lee: World Broadcast Recordings 1955, Vol 1

1. Product Details

Peggy Lee was in top form in 1955, in every aspect of her career. As a vocalist, she was at her peak. Pete Kelly's Blues (her best acting role) and Lady And The Tramp (she co-wrote six songs and provided the voices for four characters) were both set to be released. That same year, she recorded 49 selections as radio transcriptions for the World Program Service. These recordings were not released to the public, but used by radio stations with unexpected time to fill. The music is more jazz-oriented than many of her Decca recordings of the time. Lee's cool but inwardly heated voice is joined by frequent collaborators, pianist Gene DiNovi, guitarist Bill Pitman, Bob Whitlock or Don Prell on bass, drummer Larry Bunker, Ramon "Ray" Rivera on congas, harpist Stella Castellucci, and trumpeter Pete Candoli. This series compiles the best selections from those 1955 recordings, beginning with 14 tunes on this first volume. The recordings were mastered for vinyl at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing on color vinyl, exclusively for RSD.

  1. Titles
  2. Penny and Rick
  3. Get It Now
  4. Celia's Death
  5. Back to the Place of the Crime
  6. Wheels
  7. The Kidnapping
  8. On the Roof
  9. Hey a Letter Came Today - Sylvia Kristel
  10. The Pigeons
  11. A Film for a Girl
  12. Model Session
  13. Rick
  14. The Twins
  15. Naked Plus
  16. Happy End

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