Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine

    • Cleo Laine
    Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine

    • Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine

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    Ain't Got No Tears Left (Lyrics: Leonard Bernstein)Cleo Laine
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    No One Is Alone (From "Into the Woods)Cleo Laine
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    The Little Things You Do Together (From "Company")Cleo Laine

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        With a multi-octave voice similar to Betty Carter's, incredible scatting ability, and ease of transition from a throaty whisper to high-pitched trills, Cleo Laine was born in 1927 in the Southall section of London, the daughter of a Jamaican father and English mother. Her parents sent her to vocal and dance lessons as a teenager, but she was 25 when she first sang professionally, after a successful audition with the big band led by Johnny Dankworth. Both Laine and the band recor... Read more

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