Black Coffee

Peggy Lee - Black Coffee
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I've found that whenever a song mentions "Coffee" I immediately like it. Idk why, maybe it's shorthand for coziness or maybe I'm an avid member of #coffeegang. (Screw you Tea Gang!) Anyways, me being the big brain genius that I am, I decided to reviews a bunch of albums with "Coffee" in the title.

Peggy Lee's 1956 album "Black Coffee" is one of my favorite albums from this era. Along with "Chet Baker Sings" these albums create an gossy view on life. I've ... read more


Peggy Lee established an identity for herself throughout the 1940's by releasing a number of singles on the 75 and 45 RPM format but it wasn't until 1953 that the singer got a chance to record her first full album.

'Black Coffee' is a pleasant and often quite subdued album that is largely carried by Lee's very impressive vocals yet in my eyes the album often seems a bit monotone instrumentally. That isn't to say the music on this album isn't well performed, it just does little throughout to ... read more



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Track List

  1. Black Coffee
  2. I've Got You Under My Skin
  3. Easy Living
  4. My Heart Belongs To Daddy
  5. It Ain't Necessarily So
  6. Gee Baby (Ain't I Good To You)
  7. A Woman Alone With the Blues
  8. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  9. When the World Was Young
  10. Love Me or Leave Me
  11. You're My Thrill
  12. There's a Small Hotel
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Added on: October 12, 2016