Lucy Reed


This Is Lucy Reed

  • Release Date: 07 Oct 1991
  • OJCCD-1943-2

Discriminating listeners tended to become admirers of Lucy Reed from the moment they first heard her intelligent, unaffected, pitch-perfect singing. Among them were Woody Herman and Charlie Ventura, who hired her to sing with their bands. Later, she turned down an offer from Duke Ellington because the travel would have threatened a stable life for her young son. Even though her two albums for Fantasy in the 1950s took her to a national audience, she stayed near home base in Chicago and never … MORE