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ELLA FITZGERALD Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook 12″ 2LP vinyl on Verve Records 1958

ELLA FITZGERALD Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook 12″ 2LP vinyl on Verve Records 1958
CONDITION: Gates are split on top of sleeve, inside of gatefold is clean. Records are in good shape. VG-

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Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as the “First Lady of Song” and “Lady Ella,” was an American jazz and song vocalist.[1] With a vocal range spanning three octaves (Db3 to Db6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a “horn-like” improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.

She is considered to be a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook.[2] Over a recording career that lasted 59 years, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Art by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.

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THE FLEETWOODS Greatest Hits 12” vinyl LP Dolton Records

THE FLEETWOODS Greatest Hits 12” vinyl LP Dolton Records
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice! VG+

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The Fleetwoods were a singing trio from Olympia, Washington,United States; formed in the late 1950s. They were responsible for the eleven hit songs beginning with “Come Softly to Me”. Thesong was originally called “Come Softly”, as written and arranged by founding lead singer Gretchen Christopher and the group was originally named Two Girls and a Guy, but both were changed en route to the song’s becoming a chart-topper.

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