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Ethel Waters was a singer and actress from Pennsylvania, whose music ranged across jazz, stage musicals, movies and pure pop in a career that spanned more than three decades. During the 1920s and '30s she recorded what were among the original versions of some of the most memorable standards of the era. Having performed as a child in vaudeville, she started her recording career at the dawn of the jazz age around the time she became a huge attraction on Broadway. This great-value 70-track 3-CD collection includes recordings from across her active career as a hit-focused recording artist before she turned her attention to TV. It comprises selected releases during this era on the Black Swan, Columbia, Brunswick, Decca, Bluebird and RCA labels, and features all her twenty-six career hits, including the No. 1s "Stormy Weather" and "Am I Blue", and other notable classics. It includes performances with Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Clarence Williams, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Ben Selvin, Joe Venuti, Eddie Lang, Bunny Berigan, Benny Carter and many others. She was one of the great song stylists of her era, and a unique personality, and this collection is a fabulous showcase for her distinctive talents.
Ethel Waters was a singer and actress from Pennsylvania, whose music ranged across jazz, stage musicals, movies and pure pop in a career that spanned more than three decades. During the 1920s and '30s she recorded what were among the original versions of some of the most memorable standards of the era. Having performed as a child in vaudeville, she started her recording career at the dawn of the jazz age around the time she became a huge attraction on Broadway. This great-value 70-track 3-CD collection includes recordings from across her active career as a hit-focused recording artist before she turned her attention to TV. It comprises selected releases during this era on the Black Swan, Columbia, Brunswick, Decca, Bluebird and RCA labels, and features all her twenty-six career hits, including the No. 1s "Stormy Weather" and "Am I Blue", and other notable classics. It includes performances with Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Clarence Williams, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Ben Selvin, Joe Venuti, Eddie Lang, Bunny Berigan, Benny Carter and many others. She was one of the great song stylists of her era, and a unique personality, and this collection is a fabulous showcase for her distinctive talents.
824046913229
Ethel Waters - Stormy Weather: All The Hits And More 1921-47

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Format: CD
Label: ACROBAT
Rel. Date: 06/09/2023
UPC: 824046913229

Stormy Weather: All The Hits And More 1921-47
Artist: Ethel Waters
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Down Home Blues
2. Dying with the Blues
3. There'll Be Some Changes Made
4. Jazzin' Babies Blues
5. Georgia Blues
6. At the New Jump Steady Ball
7. Brown Baby
8. Memphis Man
9. Sweet Man Blues
10. Black Spatch Blues
11. Craving Blues
12. Pleasure Mad
13. Sweet Georgia Brown
14. Sympathetic Dan
15. Loud Speakin' Papa (You'd Better Speak Easy to Me)
16. Dinah
17. I've Found a New Baby
18. Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night
19. Maybe Not at All
20. Shake That Thing
21. Bring Your Greenbacks
22. I Wonder What's Become of Joe
23. Sugar
24. Heebie Jeebies
25. We Don't Need Each Other Any More
26. I'm Coming Virginia
27. Satisfyin' Papa
28. Smile
29. Some of These Days
30. I'm Saving It All for You
31. Guess Who's in Town
32. West End Blues
33. Better Keep An Eye on Your Man
34. Georgia Blues
35. Birmingham Bertha
36. Am I Blue?
37. True Blue Lou
38. Shoo Shoo Boogie Boo
39. Waiting at the End of the Road
40. (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue
41. You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
42. Memories of You
43. I Got Rhythm
44. Three Little Words
45. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
46. When Your Lover Has Gone
47. You Can't Stop Me from Lovin' You
48. Shine on, Harvest Moon
49. River, Stay 'Way from My Door
50. Heat Wave
51. A Hundred Years from Today
52. I Just Couldn't Take It, Baby
53. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
54. St. Louis Blues
55. Porgy
56. Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)
57. Don't Blame Me
58. Come Up and See Me Some Time
59. Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable to Lunch Today)
60. Give Me a Heart to Sing to
61. You're a Sweetheart
62. Jeepers Creepers
63. Frankie and Johnnie
64. What Goes Up Must Come Down (And Baby, You've Been Flying Too High
65. Bread and Gravy
66. Baby, What Else Can I Do
67. Georgia on My Mind
68. Cabin in the Sky
69. Honey in the Honeycomb
70. Careless Love

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Ethel Waters was a singer and actress from Pennsylvania, whose music ranged across jazz, stage musicals, movies and pure pop in a career that spanned more than three decades. During the 1920s and '30s she recorded what were among the original versions of some of the most memorable standards of the era. Having performed as a child in vaudeville, she started her recording career at the dawn of the jazz age around the time she became a huge attraction on Broadway. This great-value 70-track 3-CD collection includes recordings from across her active career as a hit-focused recording artist before she turned her attention to TV. It comprises selected releases during this era on the Black Swan, Columbia, Brunswick, Decca, Bluebird and RCA labels, and features all her twenty-six career hits, including the No. 1s "Stormy Weather" and "Am I Blue", and other notable classics. It includes performances with Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Clarence Williams, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Ben Selvin, Joe Venuti, Eddie Lang, Bunny Berigan, Benny Carter and many others. She was one of the great song stylists of her era, and a unique personality, and this collection is a fabulous showcase for her distinctive talents.
        
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