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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: CDVIR8312
  • Format: CD
  • UPC: 5015062831221
  • Street Date: 07/14/95
  • PreBook Date: 06/09/95
  • Label: TER »
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Run Time: 73 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Year of Production: 1990
  • Box Lot: 25
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA


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Adelaide Hall - Adelaide Hall Live At Riverside Studios

Legendary Jazz Singer in her TV Show

Adelaide Hall - Adelaide Hall Live At Riverside Studios
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Adelaide Hall is one of those forgotten singers, prominent between the two World Wars but overlooked in the years that followed. That she was one of the top black singers of her era makes her lack of recognition or representation in the record catalog especially frustrating, It's even more astonishing when one realizes that Hall was the vocalist on Duke Ellington's original 1927 hit recording of "Creole Love Call," introduced the song "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" to the world, and was second in popularity only to Josephine Baker in prewar Paris.Ironically, during the '80s, Hall was in almost as much demand as she'd been in the '30s, as a result of the release of the movie The Cotton Club. The film raised interest in the actual history of the celebrated performing venue in Harlem, and Hall was among the very few survivors from the ranks of those who'd performed there, and found herself in constant demand for interviews and even performances. By that time, however, she was in her eighties and her health was failing. Hall passed away in late 1993 after a short illness. Adelaide Hall was a very influential stylist as a performer from the '20s into the mid-'40s. Her early work, in particular, crossed over easily between jazz and pop without offending either camp's sensibilities, and she introduced more than her share of hits and pop and jazz standards. ~ Bruce Eder [Apple Music]

Track Listing

  • Sophisticated Lady
  • Creole Love Call
  • Hello Young Lovers
  • Porgy
  • That Old Feeling
  • Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  • Brownskin Gal
  • St. Louis Blues
  • Old Fashioned Love
  • When a Woman Loves a Man
  • I'll Remember April
  • The Lady Is a Tramp
  • Drop Me Off In Harlem
  • Creole Love Call (reprise)
  • The More I See You
  • Memories of You
  • The Way We Were
  • Ill Wind
  • Sophisticated Lady (reprise)
  • Prelude to a Kiss
  • I Got It Bad
  • Diga Diga Do
  • Streets of London
  • Down By the Riverside

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