Anita O'Day

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Anita O'Day (October 18, 1919 – November 23, 2006) was an American jazz singer.

Born Anita Belle Colton, O'Day was admired for her sense of rhythm and dynamics, and her early big band appearances 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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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
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 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
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 Rating Releases
1960 A Century of American Music Compilation Various Artists 1
1988 Lean On Me Compilation Various Artists 1
1989 Stereoplay Special CD 42: Swing Compilation Various Artists 1
1991 Jazz a mezzanotte Compilation Various Artists 1
1991 Verve Jazz Box Compilation Various Artists 1
1992 Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook Compilation Various Artists 1
1992 Jazz 'Round Midnight: Chanteuses / Female Jazz Vocalists Compilation Various Artists 1
1992 Sweet and Lovely Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 We'll Have Manhattan: The Rogers & Hart Songbook Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 I Get a Kick Out of You: Cole Porter Songbook, Volume 2 Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 Great Jazz Vocalists Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 Swing-Raritäten Vol.1 Compilation Various Artists 1
1993 The Complete Cole Porter Songbooks Compilation Various Artists 1
1994 Barjazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1994 The Verve Story: 1944-1994 Compilation Various Artists 1
1994 Jerome Kern Songbook: A Fine Romance Compilation Jerome Kern 1
1994 Satin Dolls: The Women of Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1995 Great Ladies Sing the Blues Compilation Various Artists 1
1995 Capitol Sings Jimmy McHugh: I Feel a Song Comin' On Compilation Various Artists 1
1995 That's Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1995 Selection of Boogie Woogie Compilation Various Artists 1
1995 Those Fabulous Ladies of Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1996 Blue Skies: The Irving Berlin Songbook Compilation Various Artists 1
1996 American Legends: Cole Porter Compilation Various Artists 1
1996 The Stars Salute Johnny Mercer Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Great Jazz Singers: Jazz Vocalisers Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Blues in the Night: The Johnny Mercer Songbook Compilation Various Artists 1
1997 Jazz Singing Compilation Various Artists 2
1998 100 All Time Greatest Jazz Recordings 1923-1947 Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Jazz Greats, Volume 53: Big Band Voices Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 The Jazz Experience: The Great Singers Compilation Various Artists 1
1998 Top of the Spot Jazz Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Sirens of Swing: Great Songs of the '30s & '40s Compilation Various Artists 1
1999 Respect: A Century of Women in Music Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 BeBop Spoken Here Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Latin Fever Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 Super Hits Of Swing: Volume 1 Compilation Various Artists 1
2000 "Mehr Jazz!" sagten die Frauen Compilation Joseph von Westphalen 1
2000 A Night Out With Verve Compilation Various Artists 1

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