Pearl Bailey

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Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.

Her rendition of "Takes Two to Tango" hit the top ten in 1952.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 16 Most Requested Songs Pearl Bailey 1
2004 For Adults Only / More Songs for Adults Only Pearl Bailey 1
Personality Pearl Bailey 1
The Blues Featuring Pearl Bailey Pearl Bailey 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1952 Takes Two to Tango Compilation Pearl Bailey 1
2001 The Chronological Classics: Pearl Bailey 1944-1947 Compilation Pearl Bailey 1
2003 The Chronological Classics: Pearl Bailey 1947-1950 Compilation Pearl Bailey 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Ain't She Sweet! Pearl Bailey 1
Pearl Bailey and Louie Bellson Pearl Bailey & Louie Bellson 1

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