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VIDEO / DVD: Dinah Washington: ‘Bargain Day’
I wish someone would discover previously unreleased live Dinah Washington recordings. She was such a towering force in popular music, matched only by Nat King Cole. In the late 1940s, after leaving Lionel Hampton’s band in 1945, she soon became known as “Queen of the Jukebox”—for her large number of hits and for her forceful voice that came blaring through small jukebox speakers….