ANITA O'DAY

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Few female singers matched the hard-swinging and equally hard-living Anita O'Day for sheer exuberance and talent in all areas of jazz vocals. Though three or four outshone her in pure quality of voice, her splendid improvising, wide dynamic tone, and innate sense of rhythm made her the most enjoyable singer of the age. O'Day's first appearances in a big band shattered the traditional image of a demure female vocalist by swinging just as hard as the other musicians on the bandstand, best heard on her vocal trading with Roy Eldridge on the Gene Krupa recording "Let Me Off Uptown." After making her solo debut in the mid-'40s, she incorporated bop modernism into her vocals and recorded over a dozen of the best vocal LPs of the era for Verve during the 1950s and '60s. Though hampered during her peak period by heavy drinking and later, drug addiction, she made read more...
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Verve Years 1957 - 1962Verve Years 1957 - 1962
Box set
NOT NOW MUSIC 2013
$7.71
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Four Classic Albums Plus (Anita O`Day And Billy May Swing Rodgers And Hart/Anita O`Day & The Three S -  O'Day, AnitaFour Classic Albums Plus (Anita O`Day And Billy May Swing Rodgers And Hart/Anita O`Day & The Three S - O'Day, Anita
Avid 2015
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Swings Cole PorterSwings Cole Porter
Verve 1991
$9.95
$1.67 (used)
Early Years 1941-45Early Years 1941-45
Acrobat 2013
$10.02
$9.32 (used)
The Life Of A Jazz SingerThe Life Of A Jazz Singer
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Kayo Stereophonics 2009
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ANITA O'DAY Sings Jazz (aka The Lady Is A Tramp) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings Jazz (aka The Lady Is A Tramp)
Vocal Jazz 1952
ANITA O'DAY Singin' and Swingin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Singin' and Swingin'
Vocal Jazz 1953
ANITA O'DAY Anita O'Day Collates album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Anita O'Day Collates
Vocal Jazz 1953
ANITA O'DAY Songs By Anita O'Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs By Anita O'Day
Vocal Jazz 1954
ANITA O'DAY This Is Anita album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Anita
Vocal Jazz 1955
ANITA O'DAY An Evening with Anita O'Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Evening with Anita O'Day
Vocal Jazz 1956
ANITA O'DAY Pick Yourself Up album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pick Yourself Up
Vocal Jazz 1957
ANITA O'DAY Anita Sings The Most album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Anita Sings The Most
Vocal Jazz 1957
ANITA O'DAY Sings the Winners album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings the Winners
Vocal Jazz 1958
ANITA O'DAY Swings Cole Porter with Billy May album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swings Cole Porter with Billy May
Vocal Jazz 1959
ANITA O'DAY Cool Heat :  Anita O'Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool Heat : Anita O'Day Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
Vocal Jazz 1959
ANITA O'DAY Swing Rodgers and Hart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Rodgers and Hart
Vocal Jazz 1960
ANITA O'DAY Waiter, Make Mine Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waiter, Make Mine Blues
Vocal Jazz 1960
ANITA O'DAY Trav'lin' Light album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trav'lin' Light
Vocal Jazz 1961
ANITA O'DAY All The Sad Young Men album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All The Sad Young Men
Vocal Jazz 1961
ANITA O'DAY Time for Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time for Two
Vocal Jazz 1962
ANITA O'DAY Anita O'Day and the Three Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Anita O'Day and the Three Sounds
Vocal Jazz 1963
ANITA O'DAY Incomparable! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Incomparable!
Vocal Jazz 1964
ANITA O'DAY I Get a Kick Out of You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Get a Kick Out of You
Vocal Jazz 1975
ANITA O'DAY My Ship album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Ship
Vocal Jazz 1975
ANITA O'DAY Mello'day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mello'day
Vocal Jazz 1978
ANITA O'DAY In a Mellow Tone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In a Mellow Tone
Vocal Jazz 1989
ANITA O'DAY Rules of the Road album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rules of the Road
Vocal Jazz 1993
ANITA O'DAY Indestructible! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Indestructible!
Vocal Jazz 2006

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ANITA O'DAY Anita O'Day at Mister Kelly's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Anita O'Day at Mister Kelly's
Vocal Jazz 1958
ANITA O'DAY Recorded Live at the Berlin Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recorded Live at the Berlin Jazz Festival
Vocal Jazz 1970
ANITA O'DAY Live at Mingo's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Mingo's
Vocal Jazz 1976
ANITA O'DAY Skylark - Live at Club Sometime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Skylark - Live at Club Sometime
Vocal Jazz 1978
ANITA O'DAY Live at the City album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the City
Vocal Jazz 1979
ANITA O'DAY Angel Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Angel Eyes
Vocal Jazz 1981
ANITA O'DAY At Vine St. Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Vine St. Live
Vocal Jazz 1991
ANITA O'DAY Live in Person album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Person
Vocal Jazz 1993
ANITA O'DAY Wave: Live at Ronnie Scott's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wave: Live at Ronnie Scott's
Vocal Jazz 1993
ANITA O'DAY The Breakfast Show album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Breakfast Show
Vocal Jazz 2007
ANITA O'DAY Live in Tokyo '63 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Tokyo '63
Vocal Jazz 2007

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ANITA O'DAY The Chronogical Classics: Anita O'Day 1945-1950 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronogical Classics: Anita O'Day 1945-1950
Vocal Jazz 2002

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