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The Incomparable Ethel Waters


Download links and information about The Incomparable Ethel Waters by Ethel Waters. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Blues, Jazz, Vocal Jazz genres. It contains 17 tracks with total duration of 54:13 minutes.

Artist: Ethel Waters
Release date: 2003
Genre: Blues, Jazz, Vocal Jazz
Tracks: 17
Duration: 54:13
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No. Title Length
1. Heat Wave 3:01
2. I Just Couldn't Make It, Baby 3:01
3. Harlem On My Mind 3:29
4. Hottentot Potentate 3:29
5. Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time) [78rpm Version] 3:05
6. Come Up and See Me Sometime 3:07
7. Shake That Thing 3:16
8. (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue? 2:58
9. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone 3:12
10. Maybe Not At All 3:13
11. Memories of You 3:16
12. You Can't Stop Me from Loving You 3:24
13. You're Lucky to Me 3:08
14. Cabin In the Sky 3:18
15. Theif In the Night 3:17
16. Taking a Chance On Love 3:10
17. Honey In the Honeycomb 2:49



A major and influential force on other singers and the first African-American jazz singer to cross over to white audiences, Ethel Waters had a very significant career. This single disc barely scratches the surface of her productive career with 17 selections, mostly from 1925-26, 1931-35 and 1940. Surprisingly, there are only two selections from the 1920s: "Shake That Thing" and "Maybe Not At All" (which has her doing effective imitations of Bessie Smith and Clara Smith). The other high points include "Stormy Weather," "You're Lucky To Me," "Cabin In The Sky," and "Taking A Chance On Love." But this set, which jumps around chronologically, could have been a little better organized, although it works as an introduction to new listeners who are unfamiliar with Ethel Waters.