Hadda Brooks

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Hadda Brooks (October 29, 1916 – November 21, 2002) was an American pianist, vocalist and composer. Her first single, "Swingin' the Boogie", which she composed, was issued in 1945. She was billed as "Queen of the Boogie". She sang at Hawaii's official statehood ceremony in 1959 and was reportedly asked for a private audience by Pope Pius XII.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere Hadda Brooks 1
1996 Time Was When Hadda Brooks 1
1997 Jump Back Honey Hadda Brooks 1
Romance in the Dark Hadda Brooks 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 That's My Desire Hadda Brooks 1
1999 I've Got News for You Hadda Brooks 1
2003 Swingin' The Boogie: Volume 2 Hadda Brooks 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1945 Blues in B Flat / Deep Meditation Hadda Brooks / Howard McGhee 1

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