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Lazy Afternoon (Japanese paper sleeve edition)

CD (Item 605967) Imperial/EMI (Japan), 1959 — Condition: New Copy
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Breathy vocals, jazzy backings, and a beautiful sound from singer Peggy King – an overlooked vocalist from the late 50s, but one who cut some really tremendous albums like this! The session's a great mix of sex and swing – and is proof that handled the right way, a singer like Peggy could really make magic in the studio – a kind of sensual, gentle approach that's not unlike the style of Julie London over at Liberty Records! Backings are by Henri Rene, Pete King, and Jack Marshall – often with strings, but never too lush to overwhelm the dreamy vocals – which themselves are just perfect for the tunes. Titles include "Sure Thing", "Rain", "Lazy Afternoon", "You'll Never Know", "Love Walked In", "Imagination", and "Littleboy Heart".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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