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The very best of

Abbey Lincoln (performer)
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Title
The very best of
Performer
Abbey Lincoln 1930-2010
Publisher
Not Now, 2020
2 cd's
Playing time
02:27:31
EAN
5060143497803
CDR
JFX7150
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Abbey Lincoln

Anna Marie Wooldridge (August 6, 1930 – August 14, 2010), known professionally as Abbey Lincoln, was an American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress. She was a civil rights activist beginning in the 1960s. Lincoln made a career not only out of delivering deeply felt presentations of standards but writing and singing her own material.

Musician

Born in Chicago but raised in Calvin Center, Cass County, Michigan, Lincoln was one of many singers influenced by Billie Holiday. She often visited the Blue Note jazz club in New York City. Her debut album, Abbey Lincoln's Affair – A Story of a Girl in Love, was followed by a series of albums for Riverside Records. In 1960 she sang on Max Roach's landmark civil rights-themed recording, We Insist! Lincoln's lyrics were often connected to the civil rights movement in America. After a tour of Africa in the mid-1970s, she adopted the name A…Read more on Wikipedia