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Mabel Mercer: The Art of Mabel Mercer

Read "The Art of Mabel Mercer" reviewed by Craig Jolley


The music of Mabel Mercer, a gifted cabaret singer of the 1930's - 60's, is enjoying a resurgence in popularity with almost all of it now available on CD. The Art of Mabel Mercer presents her earliest commercial recordings made in her fifties.

Mercer was not blessed with much voice (Late in her career she liked to talk her way through songs as much as sing--with equal artistry.), but that did not interfere with her ability to deliver her message. ...


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