Lena Horne

Lady of Song

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Lena Horne might have had a more storied acting career were it not for racial prejudice and the 1950s Hollywood blacklist, but, as this collection shows, she was a consummate vocalist from very early on. Collecting recordings from the 1940s, this best-of includes her signature versions of the Harold Arlen songs "Ill Wind," "Stormy Weather," and "Mad About the Boy," as well as her beautiful rendition of George and Ira Gershwin's classic "The Man I Love."

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