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Lizzie Miles

Lizzie Miles used her huge voice to create a sophisticated, urbane style that was more suited for settings like the Cotton Club in Harlem than the tent shows of the South. Miles began her career singing in front of New Orleans bands that included such noted jazz musicians as King Oliver and Kid Ory, though, in her youth, she had worked Southern vaudeville shows and even joined up with a circus. Born Elizabeth Landreaux, she was a light-skinned Creole who was born on Bourbon Street in New Orlean, LA. Eventually she left New Orleans and moved to Chicago, then to New York, Paris, and back again to New York, all the while working clubs and cabarets

Hot Songs My Mother Taught Me

Label: Verve Records
Released: 1956

Clambake On Bourbon St.

Label: Verve Records
Released: 1955

A Night In Old New Orleans

Label: Verve Records
Released: 0


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