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January 10, 2013 The celebrated Chicana author swings by to discuss life, literature and the music that moves her.
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"I'm a little verklempt! Talk amongst yourselves. I'll give you a topic: John Coltrane was neither made of coal or a train. Discuss."
September 20, 2010 Coffee can lift the spirits, bring people together and serve as a crutch when you just need to sit around and marinate in your own thoughts. Jazz is an excellent foil to coffee, so it's no wonder that jazz and coffeehouses go together so well.
May 6, 2006 Peggy Lee's most memorable tune was "Fever." A biography borrows the title of the 1958 hit, which encapsulated what many remember about the singer: her playful delivery, charisma and sexuality.
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December 23, 2003 In 1941, Benny Goodman set out to record Where or When with a 21-year-old Peggy Lee. The Rodgers and Hart ballad came out during the Christmas season, at a time when America was at war. Music journalist Ashley Kahn reflects on the recording's enduring poignancy.
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January 22, 2002 Singer Peggy Lee died yesterday at her home in Calif. at the age of 81. She was born on May 26, 1920, in Jamestown, N.D. She said her childhood was pretty bleak and the only solace she found was music on the radio. She vowed to join that world. Lee burst into that world as the singer with Benny Goldman's band in 1941. She set out on her own and wrote and arranged such hits as, Fever, I Don't Know Enough About You, and Manana. Karen Michel has an appreciation.
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January 22, 2002 Morning Edition remembers legendary jazz vocalist Peggy Lee, who died of a heart attack last evening at her Los Angeles home.
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