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First Issue: The Dinah Washington Story

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First Issue: The Dinah Washington Story

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Dinah Washington
Producers:
Mercury Records
genre:
Reissues, Pop, Jazz

We gave it an A-

As this two-CD collection of choice Washingtonia proves, the ”Queen of the Blues” was always first class (even before she was put on a 29-cent stamp). Wisely emphasizing the jazz-oriented material and small-band settings that best suited her cynically sophisticated style, The Dinah Washington Story is marred only by some really annoying surface noise (on the original source material).