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Albums:

Echoes

Echoes, Vol.2

A Centenary Celebration


Biography:
Birth Name: Adelaide Hall
Born: 1901/10/20
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: 1993/11/07
Genres: Jazz

Adelaide Hall was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 20, 1901 and was a prominent Jazz/pop/Broadway singer. Hall grew up in a musical family and was taught to sing by her father. Hall's debut into the world of showbusiness came in 1921 when she landed a part in the chorus line of the Broadway musical “Shuffle Along.” This opened up a lot of doors, both musically and theatrically for Hall. In 1927 Hall recorded “Creole Love Call” and “The Blues I Love To Sing” with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. “Creole Love Call” became an instant hit and catapulted Hall into the mainstream. In 1928 Hall starred in the Broadway show “Blackbirds,” which went on to become the most suc... Continue Bio >>

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