Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Songs of Cy Coleman 1979
Norma Deloris Egstrom (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002), known professionally as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, over a career spanning seven decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman‘s big band, Lee created a sophisticated persona, writing music for films, acting, and recording conceptual record albums combining poetry and music. Lee recorded over 1,100 masters and composed over 270 songs.
1979 the year that Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Songs of Cy Coleman was released Coleman had two successful musicals running on Broadway, I Love My Wife and On the Twentieth Century. The previous decade he had scored hits with the musicals Wildcat (including the song “Hey! Look Me Over,” recorded by Peggy and included here), Little Me (featuring “I’ve Got Your Number,” included here), and Sweet Charity (featuring “Big Spender,” included here). Later in his career he would enjoy further success with such musicals as Barnum, City of Angels and The Will Rogers Follies.
Video: Peggy Lee-Hey! Look Me Over (1979)
|A1||Hey, Look Me Over
Written-By – C. Leigh*, C, Coleman*
|A2||The Best Is Yet To Come||3:20|
|A3||I’ve Got Your Number||1:58|
|A4||(I’m) In Love Again||2:51|
|A5||Pass Me By||2:23|
|B1||That’s My Style||2:38|
|B2||A Doodlin’ Song||2:04|
|B3||When In Rome (I Do As The Romans Do)||2:01|
|B4||Then Was Then (And Now Is Now)||2:24|
Written-By – C. Coleman*, D. Fields*