Etta Jones

Etta Jones

Etta Jones

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Top Songs

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Don't Go To Strangers [Album Version]
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Bye Bye Blackbird [Album Version]
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Till There Was You [Album Version]
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I Love Paris [Album Version]
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Canadian Sunset [Album Version]

Albums

  • The Early Years 1944-1947

    May 2012 • 21 songs

  • The Very Best Of

    May 2012 • 52 songs

  • Portrait of Etta Jones

    Nov 2011 • 20 songs

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Etta Jones

Biography

An understated, dynamic singer within jazz and popular standards, Etta Jones was an excellent singer always worth hearing. She grew up in New York and at 16, toured with Buddy Johnson. She debuted on record with Barney Bigard's pickup band (1944) for Black & White, singing four Leonard Feather songs, three of which (including "Evil Gal Blues") were hits for Dinah Washington. She recorded other songs during 1946-1947 for RCA and worked with Earl Hines (1949-1952). Jones' version of "Don't Go to Strangers" (1960) was a hit and she made many albums for Prestige during 1960-1965. ...
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