Kay Starr

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Kay Starr (born July 21, 1922) is an American pop and jazz singer who enjoyed considerable success in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Rock And Roll Waltz".

Starr was successful in every field of music she tried: jazz, pop and country. But her roots were in jazz; and Billie Holiday, considered by many the greatest jazz singer of all time, called Starr "the only white woman who could sing the blues."

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1955 In a Blue Mood Kay Starr 1
1955 The One, the Only Kay Starr Kay Starr 1
1957 Blue Starr Kay Starr 1
1959 I Hear the Word Kay Starr 1
1959 Movin’! Kay Starr 1
1964 The Fabulous Favorites Kay Starr 1
2002 Jazz Singer / I Cry by Night Kay Starr 1
2002 Movin' / Movin' On Broadway Kay Starr 1
Back to the Roots Kay Starr 1
I Cry by Night / Losers, Weepers Kay Starr 1
Singin' Kay Starr, Swingin' Erroll Garner Singin' Kay Starr, Swingin' Erroll Garner 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 Moonbeams and Steamy Dreams Compilation Kay Starr 1
1997 The Jazz Masters Compilation Kay Starr 1
1998 Complete Lamplighter Recordings 1945-1946 Compilation Kay Starr 1
1998 I've Got to Sing: 1944-1948 Compilation Kay Starr 1
1999 The RCA Years Compilation Kay Starr 1
2000 Honeysuckle Rose Compilation Kay Starr 1
2003 The Ultimate Kay Starr Compilation Kay Starr 1
2003 Wheel of Fortune Compilation Kay Starr 1
Collector's Series Compilation Kay Starr 1
EMI Presents The Magic of Kay Starr Compilation Kay Starr 1
Greatest Hits Compilation Kay Starr 1
Spotlight on Kay Starr Compilation Kay Starr 1
Stardust Compilation Kay Starr 1
The Definitive Kay Starr on Capitol Compilation Kay Starr 1
The Essential RCA Singles Collection Compilation Kay Starr 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1948 So Tired / Steady Daddy Kay Starr 1
1950 Bonaparte's Retreat / Someday Sweetheart Kay Starr 1

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