Billy Eckstine

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William Clarence "Billy" Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American singer with a rich, resonant, almost operatic baritone voice and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine's recording of "I Apologize" (MGM, 1948) was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine Sing the Best of Irving Berlin Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine 2
1958 Imagination Billy Eckstine 2
1959 Basie & Eckstine Incorporated Count Basie and Billy Eckstine 2
1987 Billy Eckstine Sings With Benny Carter Billy Eckstine 1
1989 Stormy / Feel the Warm Billy Eckstine 1
1995 Billy's Best! Billy Eckstine 1
1996 The Magnificent Mr. B Billy Eckstine 1
1997 Once More With Feeling Billy Eckstine 1
1998 Mr. B Billy Eckstine 1
2002 Now Singing in 12 Great Movies Billy Eckstine 1
2009 Prisoner Of Love - The Romantic Billy Eckstine Billy Eckstine 1
2013 Don't Worry 'Bout Me & Broadway, Bongos and Mr. "B" Billy Eckstine 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Everything I Have Is Yours: The Best of the M-G-M Years Billy Eckstine 2
1987 Mr. B. and the Band: The Savoy Sessions Billy Eckstine 1
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 22 Billy Eckstine 5 1
1998 In the Still of the Night Billy Eckstine 1
2000 The Chronological Classics: Billy Eckstine 1947 Billy Eckstine 1
2001 Cocktail Hour Billy Eckstine 1
2001 'Mr B' Billy Eckstine 1
Compact Jazz Billy Eckstine 1
Jazz Masters Billy Eckstine 1
The Motown Years Billy Eckstine 1
You Call It Madness Disc 1 Billy Eckstine 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1960 No Cover, No Minimum Billy Eckstine 5
2002 Billy Eckstine & Quincy Jones at Basin Street East Billy Eckstine and Quincy Jones 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1948 I Apologize Billy Eckstine 1

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