Susanna Bartilla | I Love Lee

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I Love Lee

by Susanna Bartilla

Special centennial reissue of this warm and vibrant tribute to the stellar Peggy Lee, including the highlights of her bountiful songbook and several of her own beautiful lyrics. Reissue 2020.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
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1. Why Don't You Do Right
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2. Golden Earrings
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3. I'm Through With Love
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4. Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You
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5. Johnny Guitar
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6. Fever
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7. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
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8. Almost Like Being in Love
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9. I Don't Know Enough About You (feat. Sean Gourley)
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10. You Go to My Head
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11. Once in a While
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
2020 marks the centennial of this remarkable singer, born in 1920, and the opportunity to reissue my tribute album dedicated to her.
As for many others, Peggy Lee’s sulty and laid back voice has been a companion and joy throughout my whole life starting in childhood with her songs from Lady and the Tramp, followed by the haunting Johnny Guitar and rousing Fever. As a young adult, I was lucky enough to work on the reissue of many of her Capitol albums at EMI records and became totally immersed in her music for several years.

Peggy Lee was born in 1920 and died in 2002 after an unprecedented 60-year career at the top of her trade. Duke Ellington called her ''the Queen”. Tony Bennett said she was “the female Frank Sinatra”. Her phrasing and sense of timing and rhythm are unequalled; Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, Shirley Horne and many other vocalists quote her as their greatest influence.

Her greatest skill - like all truly great singers - was her ability to communicate and to connect with the audience, to make them think she was singing just to them.
But what makes her really irresistible is her unique delivery, mixing genuine emotion and a kind of ironic detachment that could reveal the most hidden meaning in any lyric and infuse it with sensuality and humor alike. She made the songs come alive and I guess that’s why I love Lee so much.

I’m thrilled and proud to have the opportunity to record my favorite standards from her songbook and particularly to include several of her own lyrics, on a par with the best lyricists of her time.


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Philip Furia

I Love Lee
Your sing as if English were your native language, especially when you use American slang phrases—“Why don’t you do right?”—you certainly “do right” by these great songs.
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