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Lovers & Losers


Download links and information about Lovers & Losers by Teddi King. This album was released in 1978 and it belongs to Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 42:37 minutes.

Artist: Teddi King
Release date: 1978
Genre: Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 15
Duration: 42:37
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No. Title Length
1. Lovers and Losers 2:29
2. A Ghost of a Chance 2:45
3. Can't You Do a Friend a Favor? 2:52
4. The Wine of May 3:02
5. There's a Man in My Life 2:32
6. A Sunday Kind of Love 2:52
7. Ask Yourself Why 1:55
8. Nobody's Heart 2:11
9. Honeysuckle Rose 3:34
10. Bewitched 3:16
11. Slightly Less Than Wonderful 3:09
12. Blackberry Winter 3:22
13. Wait Till You See Her 2:50
14. Fools Rush In 3:16
15. Be a Child 2:32



This session was recorded just about a year before Teddi King's untimely death at the early age of 48 from a breakdown of her immune system, weakened by lupus. Lovers and Losers was the second of three albums King made in the 1970s after a 14-year hiatus from the recording studios, during which she worked in TV and clubs (exclusively in Playboy clubs for a period of eight years). Influenced by the honeyed delivery of Mildred Bailey as well as the heavy vibrato of Sarah Vaughan, King eventually drifted toward a middle ground and this journey to the center is reflected on this CD, although the vibrato is more pronounced than on her earlier recordings. Joined by Audiophile's house trio of Loonis McGlohon, Mel Alexander, and Jim Lackey, King continues to show her immaculate sense of timing and feel for phrasing the lyrics on such tunes as "A Sunday Kind of Love" and a delicately rendered and haunting "Blackberry Winter." King could always swing, and she puts that talent to use on "Honeysuckle Rose," with added verse. Her ability to take tunes that didn't quite catch the public's fancy and make something of them is revisited with her fun styling of "Slightly Less Than Wonderful" and "There's a Man in My Life," both by Fats Waller. Her voice is more mature and deeper than it was in the 1950s, when she made some outstanding albums for RCA. It had also lost some of its vibrancy, probably due to illnesses that seemed to plague King. Nonetheless, King showed that, despite her health trouble, she could still perform with both polish and bounce.