Singles Collection 1955-62
Della Reese is one of those artists whose talent transcends the genres, and she has ensured herself a showbiz career of remarkable longevity and breadth through her ability to perform jazz, R&B, soul, sophisticated easy listening, straight-ahead pop and musical theatre with equal panache. Her rich sultry voice, combined with the rhythmic soulful feel that reflected her gospel background, ensured that she was one of the most distinctive stylists of her generation. This great value 55-track 2-CD covers the first important years of here solo career, and comprises all the A and B sides which she recorded for the Jubilee label from her 1955 debut, and then almost all the A& B sides released on RCA up to 1962. It naturally features all the chart hits she had during that time, including Don't You Know, And That Reminds Me and Not One Minute More. It's an entertaining and impressive showcase for her voice and versatility. Includes substantial booklet notes with full discographical information.