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Everything I have is yours ; The best of the M-G-M years

Billy Eckstine (performer)
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Everything I have is yours ; The best of the M-G-M years

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Title
Everything I have is yours ; The best of the M-G-M years
Performer
Billy Eckstine 1914-1993 (zang)
Publisher
Polygram, 1994
2 cd's
Playing time
02:14:37
EAN
0042281944222
CDR
JFX6295
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Billy Eckstine

William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American jazz and pop singer and a bandleader during the swing era. He was noted for his rich, almost operatic bass-baritone voice. His recording of "I Apologize" (MGM, 1948) was given the Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999. The New York Times described him as an "influential band leader" whose "suave bass-baritone" and "full-throated, sugary approach to popular songs inspired singers like Earl Coleman, Johnny Hartman, Joe Williams, Arthur Prysock and Lou Rawls."

Early life and education

Eckstine was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of William Eckstein, a chauffeur, and Charlotte Eckstein, a seamstress. Eckstine's paternal grandparents were William F. Eckstein and Nannie Eckstein, a mixed-race, married couple who lived in Washington, D.C.; both were born in 1863. William was born in Prussia, and Nannie in V…Read more on Wikipedia