Julie London - The Lady's Not a Vamp

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Duration: 1 hour

Profile of 1950s singing sensation Julie London, the ultimate in vocal sexiness, with her hourglass figure draped across thirty hit albums.

She was a simmering stylist who phrased torch songs with impeccable jazz timing, and her anthem to female revenge, Cry Me A River, is still hugely popular.

Yet she remains a puzzle - she could be shy and introverted, and with no real confidence in her vocal talent she gave up singing in her early forties.


Louis Heaton
Louis Heaton


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