Margaret Whiting

Margaret Whiting was a dominant pop singer in the '40s and '50s, though whether she's a jazz vocalist is often in question. She had a clear, striking voice and the kind of quasi-innocent sensibility that worked on such songs as “It Might As Well Be Spring” and “Moonlight in Vermont.”

Some would question if she was an improviser, or had the kind of timing, sense of swing, and fluidity that defines the genuine jazz or jazz-influenced singer. The daughter of composer Richard Whiting, her run of hits began in the early '40s when she was featured on radio shows, singing with composer/vocalist Johnny Mercer. She was later a prominent vocalist with the bands of Freddie Slack, Billy Butterfield, and Paul Weston.

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Albums

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Sings The Jerome Kern...
Blue Moon Music
2002
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The Complete Capitol Hits
The Complete Capitol...
Capitol Records
2000
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Love Songs
Blue Moon Music
1984
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Until It's Time For...
Blue Moon Music
1970
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TopTen Hits
Blue Moon Music
1963
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Festival Of Roses
Blue Moon Music
1955
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Videos

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