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Alberta Hunter

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: April 1, 1895 | Died: October 17, 1984    

Alberta Hunter

“ if you are at the end of your journey,weary, worn and nothing seems the same you’re not alone my love’s eternal,Remember my name.”

So it is with these lyrics, we recognize Alberta Hunter, a jazz and blues singer from the early days of the jazz age. She has been inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame. She was a prolific performing and recording artist of the 20’s and ‘30’s having cut sides with legends of the era as Fats Waller, Fletcher Henderson, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, Lil Hardin, and Duke Ellington. In 1977, after an extended layoff she triumphantly reemerged on the music scene at the age of eighty two, returning to the stage and studio. A true jazz pioneer, survivor, and admirable example of class, let us remember her name....
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Source: James Nadal

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    Tell The Difference

    Columbia
    2001
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    My Castle`s Rockin` - The Life Story Of A Blues Legend

    Columbia
    1991
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    Young Alberta Hunter : The Twenties

    Columbia
    1984
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    Look For The Silver Lining

    Columbia
    1983
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    The Glory Of Alberta Hunter

    Columbia
    1982
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    Jazz At The Smithsonian

    Columbia
    1982
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    Classic Alberta Hunter - The Thirties

    Columbia
    1978
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