MILDRED BAILEY

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Born Mildred Rinker in Tekoa, Washington, Bailey retained the last name of her first husband, Ted Bailey, when she moved to Seattle to bolster her singing career. With the help of her second husband, Benny Stafford, she became an established blues and jazz singer on the east coast. in 1925 she secured work for her brother, Al Rinker and his partner Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby. Crosby helped Bailey in turn by introducing her to Paul Whiteman. She sang with Paul Whiteman's band 1929 to 1933. In the mid 1930s, she recorded with her third husband Red Norvo. A dynamic couple, they earned the nicknames "Mr. and Mrs. Swing." Despite her divorce from Red, she and her third husband would continue to record together in until 1945. Suffering from diabetes and depression, she only made a few recordings following the Second World War. She died in Poughkeepsie, New York of heart read more...
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That Rockin Chair LadyThat Rockin Chair Lady
Pearl 1994
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The Mildred Bailey Radio Shows: Original 1945 BroadcastsThe Mildred Bailey Radio Shows: Original 1945 Broadcasts
Storyville 2004
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The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1932-1936The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1932-1936
Classics 2000
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Jasmine Music 2000
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MILDRED BAILEY First Lady Of Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Lady Of Swing
Vocal Jazz 2010

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Mildred Bailey
Vocal Jazz 1973
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"Me and the Blues"
Vocal Jazz 1994
MILDRED BAILEY Smoke Dreams With Red Norvo Orchestra & Combo 1935-8 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Smoke Dreams With Red Norvo Orchestra & Combo 1935-8
Vocal Jazz 1999
MILDRED BAILEY The Complete Columbia Recordings of Mildred Bailey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Columbia Recordings of Mildred Bailey
Vocal Jazz 2000
MILDRED BAILEY All of Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
All of Me
Vocal Jazz 2000
MILDRED BAILEY Cocktail Hour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cocktail Hour
Vocal Jazz 2000
MILDRED BAILEY The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1932-1936 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1932-1936
Vocal Jazz 2000
MILDRED BAILEY The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1937-1938 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Mildred Bailey 1937-1938
Vocal Jazz 2000
MILDRED BAILEY Mrs. Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mrs. Swing
Vocal Jazz 2003
MILDRED BAILEY The Mildred Bailey Radio Shows: Original 1945 Broadcasts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Mildred Bailey Radio Shows: Original 1945 Broadcasts
Vocal Jazz 2004

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Home/oo Late
Vocal Jazz 1931

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