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Kay Starr The One - The Only - Blue Star

The One - The Only - Blue Star

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weight in Kg 0,107


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Kay Starr: The One - The Only - Blue Star

(2002/Collectables) 26 tracks. Her 1956 and 1957 LPs plus 3 bonus tracks.

(2002/Collectables) 26 tracks.



Kay Starr - The One - The Only - Blue Star Medium 1
1: A Hundred Years From Today  
2: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams  
3: Glad Rag Doll  
4: Fit As A Fiddle  
5: My Buddy  
6: You Can Depend On Me  
7: I Want A Little Boy  
8: I'll Never Say 'Never Again' Again  
9: The Prisoner's Song  
10: Once More  
11: Georgia On My Mind  
12: Jump For Joy  
13: It's A Lonesome Old Town (When You're Not..)  
14: You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)  
15: The House Is Haunted (By The Echo Of Your...)  
16: We Three (My Echo, My Shadow And Me)  
17: I Really Don't Want To Know  
18: Blue Starr  
19: Wedding Bells  
20: It's Funny To Everyone But Me  
21: Little White Lies  
22: Just Like A Butterfly (That's Caught In...)  
23: Blue And Sentimental  
24: Turn Right  
25: For Better Or Worse  
26: I Couldn't Care Less  


Artikeleigenschaften von Kay Starr: The One - The Only - Blue Star

  • Interpret: Kay Starr

  • Albumtitel: The One - The Only - Blue Star

  • Format CD
  • Genre Pop

  • Music Genre Pop
  • Music Style Pop Vocal
  • Music Sub-Genre 281 Pop Vocal
  • Title The One - The Only/Blue Star

  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 0090431285824

  • weight in Kg 0.107

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.

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