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Kay Starr The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)

The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)

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Kay Starr: The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)

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Starr, Kay - The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD) CD 1
1: If Anyone Finds This I Love You
2: Foolishly Yours
3: Good And Lonesome
4: The Rock And Roll Waltz
5: I've Changed My Mind A Thousand Times
6: The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
7: Peace Of Mind
8: Second Fiddle
9: Love Ain't Right
10: The Good Book
11: The Things I Never Had
12: A Little Loneliness
13: Jamie Boy
14: My Heart Reminds Me
15: Help Me
16: Rockin' Chair
17: Stroll Me
18: Oh How I Miss You Tonight
19: Bridge Of Sighs
20: (I Don't Care) Only Love Me


Artikeleigenschaften von Kay Starr: The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)

  • Interpret: Kay Starr

  • Albumtitel: The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Pop

  • Music Genre Pop
  • Music Style Pop Vocal
  • Music Sub-Genre 281 Pop Vocal
  • Title The Essential RCA Singles Collection (CD)
  • Release date 1999
  • Label TARAGON

  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 0783785105626

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Starr, Kay"

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
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