Who sang the original Lady Sings the Blues?

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Christgau’s Record GuideB+

Who did the singing in Lady Sings the Blues?

Forty-eight years ago, another popular singer, Diana Ross, was sitting in that same seat, having been nominated for her breakthrough portrayal of Holiday in 1972’s Lady Sings the Blues.

Did Diana Ross actually sing in Lady Sings the Blues?

Lady Sings the Blues
ReleasedOctober 1972
Recorded1972; MoWest Studios, Los Angeles, California; Glen Glenn Sound, Hollywood, California
GenreR&B, vocal jazz

Who was Billie Holiday’s piano man?

Bobby Tucker (born Robert Nathaniel Tucker; January 8, 1923 – April 12, 2007) was a pianist and arranger during the jazz era from the 1940s into the 1960s. He is most famous for being Billie Holiday’s accompanist from 1946 to 1949 and Billy Eckstine’s from 1950 to 1993.

How old is the movie Lady Sings the Blues?

Ross. Lady Sings the Blues (1972), Mahogany (1975), and The Wiz (1978) and their soundtrack albums kept Ross in the public eye and ear for most of the 1970s. The Boss (1979), produced by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson, and Diana (1980), produced by Chic’s Nile…

What year did Lady Sings the Blues come out?

October 12, 1972 (USA)

Who wrote and first recorded West End Blues?

“West End Blues” was a sleepy Southern blues tune written by Joe “King” Oliver until it landed in the hands of trumpeter Louis Armstrong in the late 1920s, at a recording studio in Chicago.

Who is the cornet soloist in Singin The Blues?

Bix Beiderbecke
GenresJazz Dixieland
Occupation(s)Musician, Composer
InstrumentsCornet, Piano
Years active1924–31

Is Guy Mitchell still living?

July 1, 1999

Is Diana Ross Motown?

Diana Ernestine Earle Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American entertainer and actress. She rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes, who became Motown’s most successful act during the 1960s and one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time.


Videos

Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues – YouTube

Andra Day – Lady Sings the Blues – YouTube

Diana Ross – Lady Sings The Blues – YouTube


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