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Abbey Lincoln: Over the Years

Read "Over the Years" reviewed by Mathew Bahl

Abbey Lincoln's career has always been one marked by constant growth and self-discovery. Over the course of her first five albums, beginning with 1956's Abbey Lincoln's Affair: A Story of a Girl in Love and ending with 1961's Straight Ahead, she transformed herself from a conventional pop singer into an intensely dramatic jazz singer. However, Ms. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Abbey Lincoln: Over the Years

Read "Over the Years" reviewed by Dave Nathan

During the 1960's Abbey Lincoln successfully combined political activism with a busy, successful career. After divorcing husband drummer Max Roach, the 1970's and 1980's found her relegated to the back burner of the entertainment world although she was still recording, mostly for Indie labels. Then came Stan Getz who recommended her to Verve Records and who ...