Helen Merrill

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    Born To Be BlueHelen Merrill
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    I Left My Heart BehindHelen Merrill
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    Any Place I Hang My Hat Is My HomeHelen Merrill
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    Sciummo (The River)Helen Merrill
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        A fine singer with a warm, expressive voice, Helen Merrill's infrequent recordings tend to be quite special with plenty of surprises and chance-taking. She started singing in public in 1944 and was with the Reggie Childs Orchestra during 1946-1947. Merrill, who was married for a period to clarinetist Aaron Sachs, had opportunities to sit in with some of the top modernists of the time, including Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Bud Powell. She was with Earl Hines in 1952 and star... Read more

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