June Christy

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June Christy was most often know as "The Misty Miss. Christy." She gained popularity as a "girl singer" in the big band era where she performed for many years with Stan Kenton.

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June Christy (November 20, 1925 – June 21, 1990), born Shirley Luster, was an American singer, known for her work in the cool jazz genre and for her silky smooth vocals. Her success as a singer began with The Stan Kenton Orchestra. She pursued a solo career from 1954 and is best known for her debut album Something Cool. After her death, she was hailed as "one of the finest and most neglected singers of her time."

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1955 The Misty Miss Christy June Christy 2
1955 Something Cool June Christy 3
1993 Impromptu June Christy 1
1996 Gone for the Day + Fair and Warmer! June Christy 1
1996 The Song Is June June Christy 1
2000 A Friendly Session, Vol. 3 June Christy 1
2001 This Is June Christy! / June Christy Recalls Those Kenton Days June Christy 1
2005 June's Got Rhythm June Christy 2
2005 Ballads for Night People June Christy 1
2006 The Cool School / Do Re Mi June Christy 1
Ballads for Night People & Intimate Miss Christy June Christy 1
Duet June Christy & Stan Kenton 1
Tampico June Christy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1996 June Christy and the Stan Kenton Orchestra Compilation June Christy & Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 1
1999 Big Band Specials Compilation June Christy 1
2000 Somewhere There's Music Compilation June Christy 2
2002 Cool Christy Compilation June Christy 1
2012 Eight Classic Albums Compilation June Christy 1
Christy, June: Great Ladies of Song Compilation June Christy 1
Complete Capitol Small Groups Transcriptions Compilation June Christy 1
The Ballad Collection Compilation June Christy 1
The Best of June Christy - The Jazz Sessions Compilation June Christy 1
The Uncollected June Christy, Volume 2: 1957 Compilation June Christy 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
This Time Of Year June Christy 1

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