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Compilation - Canadian Divas - Swingin' Easy

Format: CD
Label: Gala Records Gal-109
Year: 2008
Origin: Canada
Genre: pop, vocal jazz
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Release Type: Albums
Websites:  http://www.galarecords.ca/
Playlist: Canadian Women in Song


Track Name
Sheila Graham - Lets Call It A Day
Sheila Graham - When The World Was Young
Babs Babineau - You Wonder Why
Norma Locke - P.S. I Love You
Joan Fairfax - Won't You Love Me
Monique Leyrac - Try To Remember
Deanna Durbin - The Turntable Song
Catherine McKinnon - Parlez Moi D'amour
Gisele Mackenzie - Too Close For Comfort
Dorothy Collins - Besame Mucho
Terry Dale - Fact Of The Matter
Phyllis Marshall - The Man I Love
Georgia Day - Heart Of Mine
Joan Fairfax - I Like It, I Like It, I Like It
Gisele Mackenzie - The Nearness Of You
Norma Locke - Something Old, Something New
Juliette - Until It's Time For You To Go
Babs Babineau - You'll Never Get Away
Maxine Ware - How Will I Know
Alys Robi - Chica Chica Boom Chic
Lorraine MacAllister - Speak Low
Beatrice Lillie - He Was A Gentleman
Deanna Durbin - Its Foolish But Its Fun
Beatrice Lillie - The Party's Over Now


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Canadian Divas - Swingin' Easy


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Gala's anthology features pop and jazz singers from the heyday of Broadway, radio and the early days of television.

These divas have left their record and radio traces in the history of music in Canada. Two divas have become international stars (Deanna Durbin, Beatrice Lillie); some have conquered this coveted American market (Gisele MacKenzie, Dorothy Collins).

Some have become stars nationally (Juliette and Catherine McKinnon).

Others were singers who traveled the country with the swing orchestras of their time.

"Candian Divas" also highlights the contribution of little-known singers. The jazz voices of Phyllis Marshall, Norma Locke and Georgia Dey. Appreciated by a whole generation of Candians, it is an opportunity to rediscover these singers who marked their time.


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