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Kay Starr The One - The Only - Blue Star

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

Kay Starr: The One - The Only - Blue Star

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

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  • Interpret: Kay Starr

  • Album titlle: The One - The Only - Blue Star

  • Label Collectables

  • Genre Pop

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0090431285824

  • weight in Kg 0.107
Starr, Kay - The One - The Only - Blue Star CD 1
01 A Hundred Years From Today
02 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
03 Glad Rag Doll
04 Fit As A Fiddle
05 My Buddy
06 You Can Depend On Me
07 I Want A Little Boy
08 I'll Never Say 'Never Again' Again
09 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
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
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