June Christy,,,Does It Get ANy Better?

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    well there was no forum to post this in so I'm doing it here. I think she's one of the fnest jazz/pop singers we've had!

    Man an I hot for this singer! SHe has always been a favorite. I love to find info about here and it's scarse but I love this early vid: YouTube - June Christy 1950
    I love tracking her career and how the voice became deeper and more nuanced. To me she's a def GIANT in the field of female vocalists. Of course Something Cool will be her crowning gklory YouTube - June Christy - Something Cool
    She;s Amazing on that song and I can't think of anyone who's covered it that has done it justice besides Riickie Lee Jones, Here she is w/ Nat YouTube - Nat King Cole, June Christy, Mel Torme - How High The Moon She's just a pleasure an I think she rocks!
     
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    I wasn't initially going to bother to watch the YouTube clips, but something made me change my mind and I'm glad I did. What a lovely way to start a Sunday morning. I didn't recognize the June Christy's name, but I recognized her voice as soon as I heard it. Yes, she's one of the greats.
     
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    Ahh I was just having a chat w/Jason Els and I sent him this clip http://http://www.imeem.com/jukeboxmusic17/music/YBEOIK6B/june_christy_lonely_house_stereo/

    This I think is one of my fave songs along w/Something Cool....a Genius song. YouTube - June Christy - Something Cool

    Just thot I'd share them w/you. There's nothing musically satisfying sometimes as a good 'story song'. And a singer that can use her voice to actually make you envision every word and see it in you eye as a movie almost. True singers w/a voice. There aren't as many around today that don't use machines. June Christy is a genius singer. I just can't even tell you how much I love singers like this. Ballady, Poppy, swing, Big Band....great voices and lives lived during that era. We have alot of good singers now but none compare to the greats.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWZl88zv4wA&NR=1
     
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    I don't know why most of today's music doesn't appeal to me (yes I do). I like some Mary J etc...but nothings better than the real folks of the war era and the 50's. Sorry. Just my opinion. OK except all the rockabilly folks!
     
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    I love her voice! My peronal favorite of hers is "The merriest" A beat Christmas song...
     
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