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Sallie Blair - Squeeze Me (1957/2014) [HDTracks]

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Jazz | Vocal Jazz | Oldies | FLAC / APE | HD & Vinyl

Title: Squeeze Me
Year Of Release: 2014 (1957)
Label: Bethlehem Records
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz
Quality: FLAC (tracks) [24bit/96kHz]
Total Time: 31:58
Total Size: 621 MB

Review by Jason Ankeny:
With its saucy title and come-hither cover photo, "Squeeze Me" promises an abundance of sex-kitten thrills, but what separates Sallie Blair from dozens of other postwar bombshells is her bluesy, earthy voice -- sultriness notwithstanding, the girl can sing. This Bethlehem debut pairs Blair with arranger Richard Wess and a small-combo support unit headlined by bassist Milt Hinton, guitarist Sal Salvador, and pianist Sanford Gold. The record's candlelit ambience emphasizes Blair's prowess on romantic ballads, but a few uptempo, Latin-inspired cuts underscore the breadth of her vocal range.


01. Squeeze Me (03:20)
02. Brigadoon: Almost Like Being In Love (03:07)
03. Easter Parade: Better Luck Next Time (03:05)
04. The More I See You (03:12)
05. You Make Me Feel So Young (02:54)
06. Wake up and Dream: What Is This Thing Called Love? (02:16)
07. Come By Sunday (02:30)
08. Ain't She Sweet? (02:55)
09. Rosalie: How Long Has This Been Going On? (03:03)
10. Then I'll Be Tired Of You (02:49)
11. Similau (02:47)

Release of the album: 1957, March [LP Bethlehem Records, Cat.# BCP 6009, USA]
Release of this Presto Classical edition: 2014, March, 4 [Label: Bethlehem Records]

Sallie Blair - Squeeze Me (1957/2014) [HDTracks]

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