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Someone to Watch over Me
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Oh, Look At Me Now!
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Manhattan
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Moanin' in the Mornin'
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Street of Dreams (New York City, 1951)

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Her husky, surprisingly sensual voice and exquisitely cool readings of pop standards distinguished her singing, but Lee Wiley earns notice as one of the best early jazz singers by recognizing the superiority of American popular song and organizing a set of songs around a common composer or theme -- later popularized as the songbook or concept LP. She was also a songwriter in her own right, and one of the few white vocalists with more respect in the jazz community than the popula... Read more

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