Margaret Whiting On Jazz And Jack Wrangler

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Singer Margaret Whiting is the voice behind such jazz hits as "That Old Black Magic" and "Moonlight in Vermont."

The daughter of songwriter Richard Whiting, Margaret Whiting grew up around musical talents like Johnny Mercer, Gus Kahn and Jerome Kern. Whiting has also appeared in Broadway musicals like Gypsy, Pal Joey and Call Me Madam. In 1994, Whiting married adult film icon Jack Wrangler.

Fresh Air revisits an interview in which the singer talks about her relationship with Wrangler.

This interview originally aired in 1988.



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