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Why are these tracks in monaural sound? The cover shown above has a "STEREO" banner at the top, not to mention the fact the album was recorded in 1960, two years after the adoption of stereo LPs by the major record companies. However this being a UMG re-issue, I wonder if the stereo tapes were destroyed in their vault fire at Universal Studios?

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Born: May 23, 1928 in Maysville, KY

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Before the rock & roll revolution, Rosemary Clooney was one of the most popular female singers in America, rising to superstardom during the golden age of adult pop. Like many of her peers in the so-called "girl singer" movement -- Doris Day, Kay Starr, Peggy Lee, Patti Page, et al. -- Clooney's style was grounded in jazz, particularly big-band swing. She wasn't an improviser or a technical virtuoso, and lacked the training to stand on an equal footing with the greatest true jazz singers. However,...
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Swings Softly, Rosemary Clooney
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  • $5.99
  • Genres: Jazz, Music, Vocal, Vocal Jazz
  • Released: Jan 22, 2007

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