Johnny Hartman
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The Very Thought Of You
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In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
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Almost Like Being In Love
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It Never Entered My Mind
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These Foolish Things

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Though he was never the most distinctive vocalist, Johnny Hartman rose above others to become the most commanding, smooth balladeer of the 1950s and '60s, a black crooner closely following Billy Eckstine and building on the form with his notable jazz collaborations, including the 1963 masterpiece John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman. Born in Chicago, he began singing early on and performed while in Special Services in the Army. Hartman studied music while at college and made his pro... Read more

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