Jane Morgan ‎– The Second Time Around -1961 - Jazz Vocal (Vinyl)

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Jane Morgan ‎– The Second Time Around -1961 - Jazz Vocal (Vinyl)

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Morgan sang popular songs in nightclubs and small restaurants, and at bar mitzvahs and other private parties, to help pay her tuition expenses at Juilliard.[5] Eventually she was hired as a singer at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan with the house second band for $25 a week, six nights a week. While she was still at Juilliard (1944), orchestra leader Art Mooney heard her perform and hired her. Mooney changed her name to Jane Morgan by taking the first name of one of his vocalists, Janie Ford, and the last name of another, Marian Morgan.[6]

In 1948, French impresario Bernard Hilda selected her to accompany him to Paris.[5] Hilda was a prominent French society bandleader who needed a young singer to perform at a nightclub that he planned to open near the Eiffel Tower. Morgan began to appear regularly at the Club des Champs-Elysées, performing (two shows per night) American songs to mostly French audiences. Her mother had taught her French and Italian, so she quickly became proficient in French, and performed her act in flawless French, singing the classic songs of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, French songs, and standards of the century. Morgan became a sensation in Paris;[7] accompanied by Hilda and his gypsy violin, she quickly became known throughout France. French café society frequented Hilda's upscale club, which was likened to the Copacabana in New York. Many French songwriters, including Charles Trenet, frequented the club, and they wrote several songs that became hit recordings for Morgan. Morgan and Hilda soon opened a new weekly hour-long television show and she began recording in 1949 on the French Polydor label as well as Parlophone, Philips, and others.[7]

In 1952 Morgan went to Montreal, Canada and opened at the Ritz Hotel as a soloist with a bilingual act using French and English. She returned to New York with regular performances in upscale nightclubs and her own radio show onNBC, backed by the 50-piece NBC Symphony Orchestra. She also performed at the St. Regis Hotel in New York. She returned to Europe in 1954 to appear in a London West End review with comedian Vic Oliver, and later at theSavoy Theatre and London Palladium

Label:Kapp Records ‎– KL-1239
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
Country:US
Released:1961
Genre:Jazz, Pop
Style:Vocal, Ballad
Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 7 both cover & inner sleeve are aged a bit
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10)
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10
BIN # 57

Tracklist

A1 The Second Time Around
A2 My Favorite Things
A3 Our Language Of Love
A4 Romantica
A5 The Twilight Waltz
A6 The Bells Of St. Mary's
B1 The Angry Sea
B2 Somebody
B3 Love Is A Simple Thing
B4 Odyssey
B5 I Am A Heart
B6 Why Should I Cry Over You?

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