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The Ladies Sing the Blues (1989)

 |  Music  |  1 September 2001 (USA)
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See the "Ladies" who created an art form and sang their way into legend... Once in a lifetime, complete performances by the great American blues and jazz divas. Sixteen selections include ... See full summary »

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See the "Ladies" who created an art form and sang their way into legend... Once in a lifetime, complete performances by the great American blues and jazz divas. Sixteen selections include Bessie Smith in her only film appearence, Lena Horne, Billy Holiday with an all-star band, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan and more. Written by Anonymous

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A breathtaking array of the greatest blues and jazz singers

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