Knowledge Identifier: +Peggy_Lee
Category: Music (655)
Born in 1920.
Countries: United States (81%), France (5%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Capitol Records, Decca Records, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Beatles
She sang with Goodman's orchestra in two 1943 films, "Stage Door Canteen" and "The Powers Girl"
Benny Goodman - Goodman with his band and singer, Peggy Lee, in the film Stage Door CanteenIn 1953 Goodman re-formed his classic band for an expensive tour with Louis_Armstrongs All Stars that turned into a famous disaster.
But she drifted back to songwriting and occasional recording sessions for the fledgling Capitol Records in 1947, for whom she produced a long string of hits, many of them with lyrics and music by Lee and Barbour, including "I Don't Know Enough About You" and "It's a Good Day"
Jo Stafford - In 1948, she restricted her appearances on the show to Tuesdays, and Peggy Lee hosted the Thursday broadcasts
In 1952 Lee played opposite Danny Thomas in a remake of the early Al Jolson film, "The Jazz Singer"
Brad Dexter - From January to November 1953 he had a brief and stormy marriage with singer Peggy Lee which ended in divorce
Otis Blackwell - His first successes came in 1956 when Little Willie John's R&B hit with the sultry "Fever" was an even bigger pop success for Peggy Lee
Fly Me to the Moon - In 1960 Peggy Lee recorded the song made it more popular when she performed it in front of a large television audience on The Ed Sullivan Show
Fly Me to the Moon - As the song's popularity increased, it became better known as "Fly Me To The Moon" and in 1963 Peggy Lee convinced Bart Howard to make the name change official
Salena Jones - In 1964, Down Beat jazz critic Leonard Feather chose Salena Jones as one of the female vocalists of the year, alongside Peggy Lee, Ella_Fitzgerald and Nancy Wilson
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - Their best known song from this period is "Is That All There Is-" recorded by Peggy Lee in 1969 and earning her a Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Grammy
Rider on the Rain - The American singer-songwriter Peggy Lee wrote English lyrics for the song, and recorded it on her 1971 album "Make It With You" as "Passenger in the Rain"
Junior Byles - At the end of 1972, Byles had his biggest hit to date, with a cover version of Peggy Lee's "Fever", with a dubby rhythm produced by Perry.
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller - In 1975, they recorded "Mirrors", an album of art songs with Peggy Lee. A remixed and expanded version of the album was released in 2005 as "://www
Lena Horne - In the 1976 program "America Salutes Richard Rodgers", she sang a lengthy medley of Rodgers songs with Peggy Lee and Vic Damone
Charles of the Ritz - In 1978, Ritz introduced a new women's fragrance, Enjoli, designed as "the eight hour perfume for the 24-hour woman"; the commercial's theme song was a remake of Peggy Lee's 1963 hit song "I'm A Woman"
Amanda Lear - Another non-album single followed in early 1982, a synthpop take on Peggy Lee's 1958 pop classic "Fever"
Ella Fitzgerald - Fitzgerald is referred to on the 1987 song "Ella, elle l'a" by French singer France Gall and the Belgian singer Kate Ryan, the 1976 Stevie Wonder hit "Sir Duke" from his album Songs in the Key of Life, and the song "I Love Being Here With You", written by Peggy Lee and Bill Schluger.
In the early 1990s she retained famed entertainment attorney Neil Papiano to sue Disney for royalties on "Lady and the Tramp"
Junior Byles - Katz, David , "Solid Foundation: An Oral History of Reggae", Bloomsbury, At the end of 1972, Byles had his biggest hit to date, with a cover version of Peggy Lee's "Fever", with a dubby rhythm produced by Perry
In 2004 Barone brought the event to a sold-out Hollywood Bowl, and to Chicago's Ravinia Festival, with expanded casts including Maureen McGovern, Jack Jones and Bea Arthur
Petula Clark - In 2004, she toured Australia and New Zealand, appeared at the Hilton in Atlantic City, New Jersey, New Jersey, the Hummingbird Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Humphrey's in San Diego and the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, and participated in a multi-performer tribute to the late Peggy Lee at the Hollywood Bowl