Mavis Rivers
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In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening [Remastered]
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One Minute To One
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Five O'Clock Whistle
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Six Lessons from Madame la Zonga
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About a Quarter to Nine

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Jazz vocalist Mavis Rivers recorded for Reprise, Capitol, and Vee-Jay in the early '60s before making a surprising comeback in the early '80s. Also known for being the mother of Matt Catingub, Rivers was born in 1929 in Apia, Upolu, Western Samoa, and moved to Pago Pago (American Samoa) after the Pearl Harbor bombing. She joined her father's band as a vocalist and entertained troops stationed in Pago Pago. Then, once WWII ended, her family relocated again, moving to New Zealand,... Read more

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