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Annette Hanshaw

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Annette Hanshaw

Annette Hanshaw has been played on NTS in shows including Loose Bones, featured first on 19 November 2018. Songs played include The Song Is Ended and Love Me Tonight.

Annette Hanshaw (October 18, 1901 - March 13, 1985) was one of the first great female jazz singers. In the late 1920s she ranked alongside Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith and the Boswell Sisters.

Her singing style was relaxed and suited the new jazz-influenced pop music of the late 1920s. Although she had a low opinion of her own singing, she continues to have fans because of how she combined the voice of an ingenue with the spirit…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
The Song Is Ended
Miss Annette Hanshaw
Retrieval1986
The Song Is Ended
Miss Annette HanshawRetrieval1986
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Love Me Tonight
Annette Hanshaw
Sunbeam1983
Love Me Tonight
Annette HanshawSunbeam1983
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