Thursday, August 8, 2013

Retro 50's: Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan Sing the Best of Irving Berlin

Recorded in 1957, the album features standards like Cheek to Cheek, I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Isn't This A Lovely Day,

Beautiful Sarah Vaughan was an accomplished singer and pianist whose career spanned the 1940's to the 1980's.
Sarah Vaughan and Quincy Jones
A great casual snapshot of Sarah
Billy Eckstine was a vocalist and band leader who also had a long career spanning the 1940's to the 1980's.  He was known as the first romantic black male in popular music.
Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington, Billy Eckstine
Here's a song from the album, Cheek to Cheek
A great album for an evening at home dancing cheek to cheek with your sweetheart.

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