Anita O’Day

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Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton; October 18, 1919 – November 23, 2006) was an American jazz singer widely admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances that shattered the traditional image of the "girl singer". Refusing to pander to any female stereotype, O'Day presented herself as a "hip" jazz musician, wearing a band jacket and skirt as opposed to an evening gown. She changed her surname from Colton to O'Day, pig Latin for "dough," slang for money.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1978 Great Vocalists of the Big Band Era Various Artists 1
1984 Gyllene ögonblick på Gröna Lund Various Artists 1
1989 Jazz Club Vocal Various Artists 2 1
1992 Divas of Jazz Various Artists 1
1992 Sentimental Journey Various Artists 1
1993 Christmas Songs Various Artists 1
2005 Ladies in Love Various Artists 1
2007 Jazz Divas: Gold Various Artists 1
2011 Jazz Divas, The Very Best Of Various Artists 1
2013 American Jazz Standards Various Artists 1
2014 Remixed Jazz & Soul Various Artists 1
Harold Arlen Songbook: That Old Black Magic Harold Arlen 1
The Very Best Of - CD1 - From Past... Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1960 A Century of American Music Various Artists 1
1988 Lean On Me Various Artists 1
1989 Jazz Autour De Minuit Various Artists 1
1989 Stereoplay Special CD 42: Swing Various Artists 1
1991 Jazz a mezzanotte Various Artists 1
1991 Verve Jazz Box Various Artists 1
1992 Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook Various Artists 1
1992 Jazz 'Round Midnight: Chanteuses / Female Jazz Vocalists Various Artists 1
1992 Jazz at First Sight Various Artists 1
1992 Sweet and Lovely Various Artists 1
1993 We'll Have Manhattan: The Rogers & Hart Songbook Various Artists 1
1993 I Get a Kick Out of You: Cole Porter Songbook, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1993 Great Jazz Vocalists Various Artists 1
1993 Swing-Raritäten Vol.1 Various Artists 1
1993 The Complete Cole Porter Songbooks Various Artists 1
1994 Barjazz Various Artists 1
1994 The Verve Story: 1944-1994 Various Artists 2
1994 Jerome Kern Songbook: A Fine Romance Jerome Kern 1
1994 Satin Dolls: The Women of Jazz Various Artists 1
1995 Great Ladies Sing the Blues Various Artists 1
1995 Capitol Sings Jimmy McHugh: I Feel a Song Comin' On Various Artists 1
1995 Selection of Boogie Woogie Various Artists 1
1995 That's Jazz: Simply the Best of Jazz Various Artists 1
1995 Those Fabulous Ladies of Jazz Various Artists 1
1996 Blue Skies: The Irving Berlin Songbook Various Artists 1
1996 American Legends: Cole Porter Various Artists 1
1996 The Stars Salute Johnny Mercer Various Artists 1
1997 Great Jazz Singers: Jazz Vocalisers Various Artists 1
1997 The Complete Jerome Kern Songbooks Various Artists 1
1997 Blues in the Night: The Johnny Mercer Songbook Various Artists 1
1997 Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin Songbook Various Artists 1
1997 Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions Various Artists 1
1997 Jazz Singing Various Artists 2
1997 Our Favourite Things Various Artists 1
1998 100 All Time Greatest Jazz Recordings 1923-1947 Various Artists 1
1998 Jazz Greats, Volume 53: Big Band Voices Various Artists 1
1998 The Jazz Experience: The Great Singers Various Artists 1
1998 Top of the Spot Jazz Various Artists 1
1999 Sirens of Swing: Great Songs of the '30s & '40s Various Artists 1
1999 Respect: A Century of Women in Music Various Artists 1
2000 BeBop Spoken Here Various Artists 1
2000 Latin Fever Various Artists 2
2000 Super Hits Of Swing: Volume 1 Various Artists 1
2000 "Mehr Jazz!" sagten die Frauen Joseph von Westphalen 1
2000 A Night Out With Verve Various Artists 1
2000 Capitol: From the Vaults, Volume 2: Vine Street Divas Various Artists 1
2000 Jazz Love Various Artists 1
2001 Jazz Ladies, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2001 Women: The Best Jazz Vocals Various Artists 3
2001 Jazz autour de minuit Various Artists 1
2001 Classic Jazz: Jazz Legends Various Artists 2
2001 Divas of Jazz and Blues Various Artists 1
2001 Memories of Jazz Legends Various Artists 1
2001 Oldies: Memory of 50's, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2001 Oldies: Memory of 50's, Volume 5 Various Artists 1
2001 The Great Swingers Various Artists 1
2002 Jazz Legends Various Artists 1
2002 Jazz Café: 40 Smooth Jazz Favourites Various Artists 1
2002 Simply Jazz Legends Various Artists 2
2002 Swing It Back! Various Artists 1
2002 Too Darn Hot Various Artists 1
2003 Divas of Jazz Various Artists 1
2003 The Ultimate Diva Collection Various Artists 1
2003 Songbirds Various Artists 1
2003 Ladies Sing the Blues Various Artists 1
2003 Crooners & Divas Various Artists 1
2003 Ain't Misbehavin': Vintage Jazz Various Artists 1
2003 Classic Jazz: The Great Vocalists Various Artists 1
2003 It's All in Melody Various Artists 1
2003 Jazz Divas Various Artists 2
2003 Jazz Divas Various Artists 1
2003 Jazz Ladies, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
2003 Late Night Jazz Various Artists 1
2004 Jazz Legends: Classic Song Books Various Artists 1
2004 Vintage Vaults: American Songbook Various Artists 4
2004 The Paul Gambaccini Collection Various Artists 1
2004 The Very Best of Cole Porter Various Artists 1
2004 Best of Jazz Take Five Various Artists 1
2004 Classic Jazz: For the Open Road Various Artists 1
2004 Great American Songbook: Ladies of Song Various Artists 1
2004 Kings of Swing, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
2004 Kings of Swing, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
2004 L’Histoire du jazz vocal - The Story of Vocal Jazz: 1941–1953 Various Artists 1
2004 Torch Songs Various Artists 1
2005 Ladies in Blue Various Artists 1
2005 Verve//Unmixed³ Various Artists 1
2005 Simply Swing Various Artists 1

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