Nina Simone performs Love Me Or Leave Me and the video that launched this site: Ella Fitzgerald scat singing One Note Samba (1969).
Born on March 27, 1924, the daughter of a carpenter and a launderess who sang in the church choir, her career started after winning an amateur night performance at Harlem’s Zeus Theater singing Body and Soul… Thus began her legendary career, which led her to opening for Ella Fitzgerald in 1943, and being introduced to bandleader and pianist Earl “Fatha” Hines, which subsequently led to her great success.
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