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Queens Of Song

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Queens Of Song
Queens Of Song


The six King sisters (only four of which sang together at any one time) In chronological order they were Maxine, Louise, Alyce, Donna, Yvonne and Marilyn, are one of the less famous sister groups of their era, despite having a very long career. While the Andrews sisters (for example) had an easily identifiable, unique sound, the King sisters did not - their music was fairly typical of the era, so perhaps that is why their music has almost been forgotton. It should not be, because they were brilliant. The recordings selected for this excellent CD are mostly from the early 1940's, although they started recording in the mid-thirties and continued until the late fifties. Despite not having a truly unique sound, the ladies always stamped their own identity on each song they recorded. Most of the songs here will be well known to fans of the Great American Songbook, and these versions make very enjoyable listening.


  1. Name
  2. Memories Of You
  3. It's Easy To Remember
  4. When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano
  5. I May Be Wrong
  6. Pagan Love Song
  7. Miss Otis Regrets
  8. I Don't Know Why
  9. Cielito Linda
  10. Basin Street Blues
  11. The Day You Came Along
  12. An Old Guitar And An Old Refain
  13. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  14. Why Should I Cry Over You
  15. You Made Me Love You
  16. St. Louis Blues
  17. I've Had My Moments
  18. Stars Fell On Alabama
  19. East Of The Sun
  20. By The River Sainte Marie
  21. All Of Me
  22. Love Is The Thing
  23. Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  24. Stomping At The Savoy
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