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Fever - A Tribute to Peggy Lee - Part 2

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 February 2013

Clare Teal presents the second part of Fever - A Tribute to Peggy Lee. Featuring many of Peggy's greatest hits performed in concert at the Town Hall Birmingham by singer Georgina Jackson and the BBC Big Band conducted by Jay Craig.
Featured titles include That's My Style, Deed I Do, The Folks Who Live on the Hill and Pass Me By.
Peggy Lee was born Norma Dolores Egstrom in North Dakota and big bands were a constant feature throughout her long and successful career. From her first break with bandleader Benny Goodman in 1941 she would go on to work with arrangers including Billy May, Nelson Riddle, Shorty Rogers and Quincy Jones. For this exploration of the swinging side to Peggy Lee's music, the BBC Big Band are joined by one of the UK's finest jazz singers of today, Georgina Jackson.

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Music Played

8 items
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    Georgina Jackson "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'"

    Composer: Duke Ellington & Peggy Lee Arranger: Bill Holman

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    Georgina Jackson "That's My Style"

    Composer: Cy Coleman & Peggy Lee Arranger: Bill Holman

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    Georgina Jackson "Deed I Do"

    Composer: Walter Hirsch & Fred Rose Arranger: Billy May

  • Image for Georgina Jackson

    Georgina Jackson "Ain't That Love"

    Composer: Ray Charles Arranger: Shorty Rodgers

  • Image for Georgina Jackson

    Georgina Jackson "Do I Love You"

    Composer: Cole Porter Arranger: George Shearing

  • Image for Georgina Jackson

    Georgina Jackson "Razor (Love Me As I Am)"

    Composer: Jack Schechtman Arranger: Artie Butler

  • Image for Georgina Jackson

    Georgina Jackson "The Folks Who Live On The Hill"

    Composer: Hammerstein, Kern Arranger: Nelson Riddle

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    Georgina Jackson "Pass Me By"

    Composer: Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh Arranger: Lou Levy

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