Bobby Short

After he took up residence in the lounge of New York's elegant Hotel Carlyle in the late 1960s, vocalist and pianist Bobby Short became an icon of New York and American cultural life. Short called himself a saloon singer, but actually he roosted at the top of the hierarchy of entertainers who perform in cocktail lounges, and indeed he did much to define the modern categories of lounge singer and cabaret singer. New York visitors stopped in at the Café Carlyle for decades to hear Bobby Short, to glimpse the lifestyles of the city's well-heeled residents, and to take a tour through the classics of American popular song with one of its most knowledgeable curators for a guide.

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Albums

Piano
Piano
Surrounded by
2001
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[no cover]
Songs Of New York -...
Tzadik
1995
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[no cover]
Guess Who's In Town
Tzadik
1987
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[no cover]
Moments Like This
Tzadik
1982
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My Personal Property
Tzadik
1976
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Bobby Short...
Tzadik
1975
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