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Marlene Verplanck: I Give Up, I’m In Love

At age 81 Marlene VerPlanck remains as plucky as ever. Her voice is increasingly tremulous, her range foreshortened, but 23 albums into a career that started with the big bands of Charlie Spivak and Tommy Dorsey her verve and insight are undiminished. On three of these dozen tracks, VerPlanck recalls her earliest days, fronting Glenn … Read More “Marlene Verplanck: I Give Up, I’m In Love”

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