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Bluebird's Best: The Young Star (Remastered 2002)


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Artist: Lena Horne
Release date: 2002
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 15
Duration: 44:17
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No. Title Length
1. Stormy Weather 3:25
2. What Is This Thing Called Love? 2:42
3. Ill Wind (You're Blowin' Me No Good) 2:33
4. The Man I Love 3:23
5. Where or When (From "Babes In Arms") 2:44
6. I Got a Right to Sing the Blues 3:14
7. Mad About the Boy 2:59
8. Moanin' Low (From the Musical "the Little Show") 2:44
9. As Long As I Live 2:51
10. I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues 2:55
11. I Didn't Know About You 3:08
12. One for My Baby (And One More for the Road) [From the Movie "the Sky's the Limit") 3:24
13. Suddenly It's Spring 2:37
14. Do Nothing 'Till You Hear from Me 2:58
15. I'll Be Around 2:40



Lena Horne became an international celebrity as a teenager — making her first record at 18 with Noble Sissle and his orchestra — and in many ways her star never faded. Because her success as a singer and actress paved the way for so many African-American divas in later decades, it's easy to overlook the simple vocal magic that got the legend rolling. This is one of the new Bluebird series' best compilations, a compendium of early-'40s classics that define the era. Sometimes her approach was ironic. Even if the mood of "Stormy Weather" is dark, the innocence of her voice conveys a rich optimism and whimsy. On these selections, which include "What Is This Thing Called Love?" and a hypnotic take on the Rodgers & Hart gem "Where or When?," her tone is light and flowing, with a gentle, sexy lisp in certain spots. The last three tracks, from January 1944, are so rare and obscure that the location of the recording and the backing orchestra are unknown. A must for the Horne fan or for folks who think Judy Garland and Billie Holiday were the only vocal standard setters of the time.