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20 Best of Lena Horne


Download links and information about 20 Best of Lena Horne by Lena Horne. This album was released in 1993 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 55:44 minutes.

Artist: Lena Horne
Release date: 1993
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 20
Duration: 55:44
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No. Title Length
1. The Lady Is a Tramp 2:18
2. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man 2:45
3. Why Was I Born? 2:21
4. From This Moment On 1:50
5. Honeysuckle Rose 2:55
6. Love Me or Leave Me 3:00
7. Stormy Weather 3:21
8. At Long Last Love 2:47
9. Once In a Lifetime 2:22
10. I Wish I Was Back In My Baby's Arms 2:31
11. Lover Man 3:21
12. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 3:44
13. Take Me 2:18
14. A Fine Romance 3:15
15. Close Enough for Love 4:16
16. Old Devil Moon 2:34
17. Poppa Don't Preach to Me 2:21
18. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child 2:48
19. My Blue Heaven 2:21
20. Night and Day 2:36



In 1965, Lena Horne signed to United Artists Records, for which she recorded four albums in two years: Feelin' Good, Lena in Hollywood, Soul, and the Christmas collection Merry From Lena. This brief, budget-priced compilation is drawn from the first two of those albums. Of course, it does not live up to its title. Nor does it correspond to the description in Don Ovens' short, unreliable biography ("This collection features much of the music that was popular during Lena's movie days" is a false statement). What it does contain are Horne's interpretations of some of the well-remembered Hollywood and Broadway songs of the 1950s and '60s, such as "Moon River," "Who Can I Turn To," and "Never on Sunday." The mid-'60s were a difficult time for her as a performer, with musical tastes changing radically as she approached the age of 50 still wanting to sing songs like Cole Porter's "I Love Paris." On her UA recordings, she demonstrated that she still had something to contribute musically, and this sliver of that work is credible, even if it is hardly the "best of Lena Horne."