Lena Horne

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Singer and actress Lena Horne dies at 92

11 May 2013 | 3:08 am Ground-breaking actress and singer, Lena Horne, died on Sunday night in Manhattan. Horne, the enchanting jazz singer and actress who reviled the bigotry that allowed her to entertain white audiences but not socialize with them, slowing her rise to Broadway… http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2013/05/singer_and_actress_lena_horne.html

Lena Horne, Legendary Entertainer, Dies At 92 Again

11 May 2013 | 12:05 am Lena Horne, legendary American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer, has died at the age of 92. At least, thats what the New York Times and the Sacramento Bee would have you believe. So is it true? Yes and no. Horne died in 2010, but Twitter users are still apparently mourning her death today after a report hit […] Lena Horne, Legendary Entertainer, Dies At 92 Again is a post … http://www.inquisitr.com/657419/lena-horne-legendary-entertainer-dies-at-92-again/

NY 'Century Girl' to mark Grand Central centennial

10 May 2013 | 4:29 pm WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) – Frank Sinatra called her "doll" and mesmerized her with his blue eyes. President Harry Truman cheerfully asked her to join him and his wife, Bess, for breakfast. But Ernest Hemingway was uninterested in her greeting, and Lena Horne, though beautiful, seemed icy. http://www.njherald.com/story/22217638/ny-century-girl-to-mark-grand-central-centennial

Lena Horne Sings: The M-G-M Singles (Audio CD) tagged "lena horne" 5 times

15 May 2012 | 9:09 am Lena Horne Sings: The M-G-M Singles Lena Horne Sings: The M-G-M Singles (Audio CD)By Lena Horne Buy new: $12.1929 used and new from $6.05 Customer Rating: 4.2 Customer tags: lena horne(5), traditional vocal pop, cabaret, james gavin, classic songs from movies, judy garland, bruce hanson http://www.amazon.com/Lena-Horne-Sings-M-G-M-Singles/dp/B003CXKPRU?tag=cclub-20

The Wiz (30th Anniversary Edition w/ Bonus CD) (DVD) tagged "lena horne" 15 times

10 April 2012 | 3:55 am The Wiz (30th Anniversary Edition w/ Bonus CD) The Wiz (30th Anniversary Edition w/ Bonus CD) (DVD)By Diana Ross Buy new: $15.6533 used and new from $2.69 Customer Rating: 4.2 Customer tags: michael jackson(53), diana ross(27), musical(19), lena horne(15), quincy jones(15), wizard of oz(13), dvd musical(11), richard pryor(9), classic(4), toys(3), 1970s(2), nipsey russell(2) http://www.amazon.com/The-30th-Anniversary-Edition-Bonus/dp/B000XUOLNO?tag=cclub-20

Stormy Weather (DVD) tagged "lena horne" 5 times

9 February 2012 | 1:32 pm Stormy Weather Stormy Weather (DVD)By Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson Buy new: $10.6957 used and new from $3.06 Customer Rating: 4.2 Customer tags: classic movie(16), jazz(11), musical(8), old movies(7), dvd musical(5), lena horne(5), tap(5), blues(4), classic(3), eddie rochester anderson(2), black film classics(2), 1 http://www.amazon.com/Stormy-Weather-Eddie-Rochester-Anderson/dp/B000BOH922?tag=cclub-20

The Misty Miss Christy (Audio CD) tagged "lena horne" 2 times

25 August 2011 | 12:58 am The Misty Miss Christy The Misty Miss Christy (Audio CD)By June Christy Buy new: $11.9959 used and new from $1.46 Customer Rating: 4.2 Customer tags: female jazz(4), cool jazz(4), 1950s women(2), lena horne greatest hits(2), billy eckstine(2), lena horne(2), billy eckstine jazz masters(2), lena horne best of lena horne(2), billy eckstine sarah vaughan(2), billy eckstine momento brasileiro(2), lena horne cds(2), billy eckstine billys best(2) http://www.amazon.com/The-Misty-Miss-Christy-June/dp/B000002V0N?tag=cclub-20

Capitol’s Great Ladies of Song (Audio CD) tagged "lena horne" 2 times

25 August 2011 | 12:58 am Capitol's Great Ladies of Song Capitol’s Great Ladies of Song (Audio CD)By Fabrizio Bosso Buy new: $12.0248 used and new from $3.39 Customer Rating: 4.2 Customer tags: capitol records(3), blues(3), carmen mcrae the great american songbook(2), carmen mcrae bittersweet(2), lena horne greatest hits(2), carmen mcrae sings monk(2), lena horne(2), carmen mcrae carmen sings monk(2), helen forrest(2), carmen mcrae great american songbook(2), carmen mcrae sarah dedicated to you(2), carmen mcrae(2) http://www.amazon.com/Capitols-Great-Ladies-Various-Artists/dp/B00000DRD9?tag=cclub-20


10 May 2013 | 11:15 pm httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHzx2P4x63c When she was on Broadway with 'calypso' she would rehearse for 3 hours every afternoon with full orchestra. http://www.therealstevegray.com/2013/05/lena-horne-has-died-2/

Legendary Singer, Actress Lena Horne Dead At 92 | Praise 1300

10 May 2013 | 9:13 pm Legendary Singer, Actress Lena Horne Dead At 92. http://praisecleveland.com/1531998/legendary-singer-actress-lena-horne-dead-at-92/

Legendary Singer + Actress Lena Horne Dead at 92

10 May 2013 | 8:29 pm According to reports, Legendary jazz singer and actress Lena Horne has passed away at 92 years of age Sunday at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Known for. http://hot1073jamz.com/legendary-singer-and-actress-lena-horne-dead-at-92/


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LENA HORNE Victor Moore16 inch Radio Transcription Disc Treasury Department

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LENA HORNE The Lady and Her Music QUINCY JONES LP 2LP original vocal jazz SEALED

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EBONY MAGAZINE July 1968 The Ghetto; Lena Horne cover Robert Kennedy & the Negro

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12 Responses to Lena Horne

  • Emily says:

    Artist Similar To Etta James? I’ve just gave Etta James Greatest Hits CD a listen to and thoroughly enjoyed it, are they any similar artists or artists from the same time?

    Thanks in advance

    • Curator says:

      I love Etta James! If you really enjoyed her I highly recommend you check out singer Bettye LaVette. Shes a soul and blues singer that started back in the early 60s and she has recently had a huge resurgence!

      Some other great artists you may enjoy:

      Billie Holiday

      Patti LaBelle

      Aretha Franklin

      Dusty Springfield

      Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

      Lena Horne

      Shirley Bassey

      Lana Del Rey

  • Harmony says:

    I Need Songs Just Like GOT RHYTHM REMIX – LENA HORNE Feat. Q-TIP? A oldie mixed with hip hop. Kind of similar to Daydreamin by lupe fiasco. But more like what Qtip did.

    • Curator says:

      Tip’s album Amplified had a bunch of songs like that. Look up “vibrant thing” . Of course his solo career will never be as sweet as his groups leaders of new school or tribe

    • Curator says:

      Black women have not been as brainwashed to look for a more Euro appearance in our men..we have grown up around men of various shades and find them to be attractive…think of some of the first matinee idols like Sidney Poitierr..dark whereas the first black women on screen identified to be attractive were ppl like Lena Horne..also the famous quadroons coveted by white men during and after slavery times were also coveted by our blk men so they have had that light skin business foisted on them for centuries…we are off the plantation but the plantation won’t get off of us.

    • Curator says:

      Males: Freddie Mercury (Dead) Adam Lambert (Living)
      Females: Whitney Houston (Dead) Ann Wilson (Living)

      Other males (dead): Roy Orbison, Otis Redding, Bon Scott, Enrico Carrusso, Brother Claud Ely, Ronnie Van Zant, Michael Hutchence, Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Luciano Pavarotti, James Brown, Tupac, Notorious BIG, Donny Hathaway
      Other females (dead): Maria Callas, Bessie Smith, Etta James, Big Mama Thorton, Janis Joplin, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne

      Other females (living): Floor Jansen, Yolanda Adams, Melanie Amaro, Leona Lewis, Sharon den Adele, Christina Aguilera, Tarja Turunen, Adele, Cristina Scabbia, Tina Turner, Lady Gaga
      Other males (living): Bruno Mars, Judas Priest, Elliot Yamin, Bruce Dickenson, Bob Seger, Andrea Bocelli, Mike Patton, Eric Adams, Michael Sweet, Eminem

      and more…

    • Curator says:

      Lena Horne was the first female American of African descent to sign a contract with a major Hollywood company (Metro-Goldwyn Mayer). she appeared in several major motion pictures. She is remembered as a singer/dancer/entertainer.

    • Curator says:

      I only recognize of 22 of the 28 US performers in the photos: Denzel Washington, Hattie McDaniel, Gregory Hines, Morgan Freeman, Dionne Warwick, Paul Robeson, Halle Berry, Danny Glover, Ruby Dee, James Earl Jones, Sidney Poitier, Lena Horne, Angela Bassett, Bill Cosby, Taraji P. Henson, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Dee Williams, Sammy Davis Jr., Lou Gossett Jr., Laurence Fishbourne, Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson.

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