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The Incomparable Mildred Bailey

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Download links and information about The Incomparable Mildred Bailey by Mildred Bailey. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Blues, Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 18 tracks with total duration of 54:02 minutes.

Artist: Mildred Bailey
Release date: 2003
Genre: Blues, Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 18
Duration: 54:02
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Shoutin' In That Amen Corner 2:47
2. Someday Sweetheart 3:27
3. It's Love I'm After 3:08
4. Smoke Dreams 3:04
5. Rockin' Chair 3:11
6. It's the Natural Thing to Do 2:59
7. Lover, Come Back to Me 3:12
8. Give Me Time 3:12
9. I Was Doing All Right 2:57
10. The Weekend of a Private Secretary 2:47
11. St. Louis Blues 2:35
12. Prisoner of Love 2:46
13. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles 2:27
14. Blue Rain 2:50
15. Wham (Re Bop Boom Bam) 3:15
16. Don't Take Your Love from Me 3:09
17. I'm Nobody's Baby 2:57
18. I'll Be Around 3:19

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Mildred Bailey was one of the top female jazz singers of the 1930s. The first female vocalist to sing regularly with a big band (Paul Whiteman's), she was often associated with her husband, xylophonist Red Norvo's orchestra and combos during her prime years. This sampler has 18 of Bailey's better recordings (mostly from 1935-40) including "Someday Sweetheart," "It's Love I'm After," "Rockin' Chair," "Wham" and "I'm Nobody's Baby" (which has a futuristic trumpet solo from Roy Eldridge). Because there are more comprehensive (and generous) Bailey sets available, this CD is not essential, but it serves as a good introduction to the underrated singer.