Marion Harris - He's My Secret Passion

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kspm0220s
Thanks a lot Jack for your wonderful comment and you are so right this is an outstanding torch song, brought to a unique level by Harris' exceptional artistry. She was so versatile and broke unwritten rules that White women shouldn't sing blues neither jazz, but she brilliantly overcame all obstacles. We can be most grateful she did and left us such a valuable legacy. Her passing was horrific and we can only guess how she might have evolved if she had lived a little longer.
Par kspm0220sIl y a 3 ans
Boston Blackie
This has to be up there as one of the better "torch songs" to come along. The Marion Harris interpretation is nearly perfect. She was a real ground-breaker getting into jazz when it was anything but proper for a young white lady to do so. Her tragic end will always remain sad.
Par Boston BlackieIl y a 3 ans
kspm0220s
So happy to read you loved this involved Harris rendition... it is one of her very best indeed.
Par kspm0220sIl y a 3 ans
kspm0220s
Thank you Ginny for your enthusiasm about this posting! I agree this is one of Harris' most beautiful interpretations... I'm thrilled you loved the presentation as well, including some rarely seen pictures :-)
Par kspm0220sIl y a 3 ans
Walter Gray
Another treasure for Marion Harris "playlist". This is a wonderful post in every respect.
Thank you so much for sharing this gem.
Par Walter GrayIl y a 3 ans
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