ALICE BABS

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Alice Babs (born Hildur Alice Nilsson on 26 January 1924) is a singer and actor from Kalmar, Sweden. While she has worked in a wide number of genres - e.g. Swedish folklore, Elizabethan songs and opera - she is best known internationally as a jazz singer. Making her breakthrough in Swing it magistern (Swing It, Teacher!) (1940), she appeared in more than a dozen Swedish language-films. Despite playing the well-behaved, good-hearted, cheerful girl, the youth culture forming with Alice Babs as its icon caused outrage among members of the older generation. A vicar called the Alice Babs cult the "foot and mouth disease to cultural life". In 1958, she was the first artist to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 4th place with the song "Lilla stjärna" ("Little Star"). The same year, she formed Swe-Danes with Ulrik Neumann and Svend Asmussen. The group would later tour read more...
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Swing It! Alice Babs! 1939-1953Swing It! Alice Babs! 1939-1953
Phontastic 2011
$11.14
$15.03 (used)
Music With a Jazz FlavourMusic With a Jazz Flavour
Import [Generic] 2002
$29.69
$15.31 (used)
Serenading Duke EllingtonSerenading Duke Ellington
Prophone 1994
$75.84 (used)
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ALICE BABS Alice Babs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice Babs
Vocal Jazz 1957
ALICE BABS Alice Babs & The Swe-Danes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice Babs & The Swe-Danes
Vocal Jazz 1959
ALICE BABS Alice And Wonderband album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice And Wonderband
Vocal Jazz 1959
ALICE BABS Scandinavian Songs With Alice And Svend album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Scandinavian Songs With Alice And Svend
Vocal Jazz 1964
ALICE BABS Den olydiga ballongen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Den olydiga ballongen
Vocal Jazz 1965
ALICE BABS Alice Babs & Duke Ellington : Serenade to Sweden album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice Babs & Duke Ellington : Serenade to Sweden
Vocal Jazz 1966
ALICE BABS '67 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'67
Vocal Jazz 1967
ALICE BABS Alice In Israel album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice In Israel
Vocal Jazz 1972
ALICE BABS Music With A Jazz Flavour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music With A Jazz Flavour
Vocal Jazz 1973
ALICE BABS Om Sommaren Sköna album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Om Sommaren Sköna
Vocal Jazz 1974
ALICE BABS Alice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice
Vocal Jazz 1974
ALICE BABS Alice Babs Serenading Duke Ellington album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alice Babs Serenading Duke Ellington
Vocal Jazz 1975
ALICE BABS Simple Isn't Easy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Simple Isn't Easy
Vocal Jazz 1978
ALICE BABS Sjung med oss mamma album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sjung med oss mamma
Vocal Jazz 1982
ALICE BABS Far Away Star album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Far Away Star
Vocal Jazz 1984
ALICE BABS There's Something About Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There's Something About Me
Vocal Jazz 1995
ALICE BABS Swingtime Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingtime Again
Vocal Jazz 1998
ALICE BABS Illusion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Illusion
Vocal Jazz 2007

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ALICE BABS Med Swe-Danes på Berns album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Med Swe-Danes på Berns
Vocal Jazz 1961
ALICE BABS Äntligen! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Äntligen!
Vocal Jazz 1972

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ALICE BABS What a Joy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
What a Joy
Vocal Jazz 2014
ALICE BABS Vi Minns Alice Babs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vi Minns Alice Babs
Vocal Jazz 2014

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