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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: October 9, 1915 | Died: December 11, 1975    

Sensual and dignified, sophisticated and warm, Lee Wiley has inspired outbursts of sheer poetry from many a captivated listener. Her sound induces a “marvelous,” “ticklish” sensation, akin to “running your hand over a piece of fine Harris tweed,” marveled producer Dave Garroway. She “blows smoke rings, each note a puff that melts into wisps of vibrato,” conceptualized author Will Friedwald. Her voice and style “have long since made me extremely eager to go to bed with her,” disclosed critic James Frazier. Not content with this daring confession, he also bluntly labeled her “one bitch of a singer.”...
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    As Time Goes By

    Blue Note
    1991
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    Duologue

    Blue Note
    1988
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    You Leave Me Breathless Broadcasts And Rarities

    Blue Note
    1987
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    Lee Wiley Sings The Songs Of George & Ira Gershwin & Cole Porter (The...

    Blue Note
    1985
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    Back Home Again

    Blue Note
    1971
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    A Touch Of The Blues

    Blue Note
    1958
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    West Of The Moon

    Blue Note
    1957
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West of the Moon

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