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Kay Starr Performances (Radio Trancriptions)

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(2010/FUEL) 16 tracks more

Kay Starr: Performances (Radio Trancriptions)

(2010/FUEL) 16 tracks

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  • Interpret: Kay Starr

  • Album titlle: Performances (Radio Trancriptions)

  • Genre Pop

  • Label FUEL 2000

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0030206185027

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Starr, Kay - Performances (Radio Trancriptions) CD 1
01 Honeysuckle Rose Kay Starr
02 What A Difference A Day Makes Kay Starr
03 There's A Lull In My Life Kay Starr
04 Ain't Misbehavin' Kay Starr
05 My Future Just Passed Kay Starr
06 You're Always There Kay Starr
07 The Best Things In Life Are Free Kay Starr
08 Pretty Baby Kay Starr
09 Please Love Me Kay Starr
10 I Only Have Eyes For You Kay Starr
11 Leave Me A Memory Or Two Kay Starr
12 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm Kay Starr
13 It Happens Every Spring Kay Starr
14 Maybe You'll Be There Kay Starr
15 It's A Good Day Kay Starr
16 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry Kay Starr
Kay Starr Fool Fool Fool Kay Starr, one of the more successful pop singers of the... more
"Kay Starr"

Kay Starr

Fool Fool Fool

Kay Starr, one of the more successful pop singers of the 1950s, pretty well conquered every genre of music she tried - from jazz to pop to country. But her deep roots were in jazz with a bit of blues thrown in for good measure. Billie Holiday, a decent jazz singer in her own right, called Kay "the only white woman who can sing the blues". High praise from Lady Day. Dinah Washington was also reportedly a big fan and the two are often mentioned in the same breath by many scribes writing about jazz and pop singing.

So, here's Kay in 1952, not long after her #1 pop hit. Wheel Of Fortune (also recorded by Dinah Washington) covering a shuffling Ahmet Ertegun-penned Clovers R&B Atlantic side. The Lancers, a white vocal group, gather behind her, lending some solid doo-wop support as Kay tears into Fool, Fool, Fool in her brassy, bluesy, full throated glory. It's a riveting vocal performance from start to finish and gave Kay a #13 hit in July of that year.

Larry Birnbaum, author of 'Before Elvis: The Prehistory Of Rock And Roll,' suggests that Kay Starr's Fool, Fool, Fool has been "overlooked by compilers of possible first rock and roll records". We can't help but agree, which is why we've included the track on this compilation. Kay's not trying to rock, she's rocking without trying.

Various The Popsters - They Tried To Rock Vol.3
Read more at: https://www.bear-family.com/various-the-popsters-they-tried-to-rock-vol.3.html
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