O'Connell/Lee Centennial

September 29, 2020#1989

helen o connell

peggy lee

Two of the most celebrated female vocalists of the Big Band Era were born just a few days apart in 1920. We toast Helen O’Connell and Peggy Lee.


It happened in Hawaii — Jimmy Dorsey

Jim — Jimmy Dorsey

Embraceable you — Jimmy Dorsey

All of me — Jimmy Dorsey

I’m getting sentimental over you — Helen O’Connell

This is the end of a beautiful friendship — Helen O’Connell

Please don’t talk about me when I’m gone — Helen O’Connell

Thanks for the memory — Helen O’Connell

The way you look tonight — Benny Goodman

Why don’t you do right? — Benny Goodman

Ain’t goin’ no place — Peggy Lee

It’s a good day — Peggy Lee

Caramba, it’s the samba — Peggy Lee

Is that all there is? — Peggy Lee

Fever — Peggy Lee

All right, okay, you win — Peggy Lee

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