Miss Nancy Wilson



Nancy, you are fabulous and don't need to make all those faces. Just sayin'.


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  1. We are proud to say that Nancy is from Columbus, Ohio

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  2. And she is selling this Etta Jones standard.

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  3. Do you suppose the faces are the pressure she felt from seeing the faces of Lena Horne?

    And I completely agree: a) they are not necessary and b) they're just not something a pretty girl does.

    What a pretty girl does is start a blog as fabulous as this! Thanks darling Thom.

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  4. Cool Cookie: She is awesome, no doubt about it.

    Felix: I think you're quite right, Miss Horne was definitely an influence on young black female singers of that era. I thought as much while watching a Barbara McNair performance from the same period.

    And thanks for the compliment, I'm thrilled that you like it here!

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  5. in spite of it all, i loved her. must have 30 lps or more.

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  6. She's great. Her sister Ann is an awesome singer, too!

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  7. Yeah, there was a moment at the end where I thought she was going to jump out of the monitor and strangle me!

    But seriously, when she sings "The Masquerade Is Over"? sigh...

    BrianB

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  8. Or "Free Again" or "When the World was Young" or "Guess Who I Saw Today", etc...

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