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Abbey Lincoln

voc, 1930-2010 US, Chicago
Singer / Songwriter of Jazz
A.k.a. Anna Marie Wooldridge Aminata Moseka

American jazz singer and civil rights activist. Born in Aug 6, 1930 in Chicago, IL and died in New York, Aug 14, 2010, at the age of 80. She passed away in a nursing home in Manhattan. No cause of death was given, but she had been in failing health since open-heart surgery in 2007. In a career that spanned six decades, the Chicago-born singer recorded more than 20 albums, wrote her own songs, acted in several films and television shows and was a pioneering voice in the civil rights movement.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me on Abbey Lincoln's Affair... A Story Of A Girl In Love by Abbey Lincoln
Throw It Away - 2007 Abbey sings Abbey Version on Abbey Sings Abbey by Abbey Lincoln
This Christmas on Jazz For Joy: A Verve Christmas Album by Various Artists
Lucky To Be Me on Over The Years by Abbey Lincoln
Christmas Cheer on Jazz For Joy: A Verve Christmas Album by Various Artists
Afro Blue - Remastered on Abbey Is Blue by Abbey Lincoln
The Masquerade Is Over on Abbey Lincoln's Affair... A Story Of A Girl In Love by Abbey Lincoln
Mr. Tambourine Man on Who Used To Dance by Abbey Lincoln
This Can't Be Love on Abbey Lincoln's Affair... A Story Of A Girl In Love by Abbey Lincoln
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise - Remastered on Abbey Is Blue by Abbey Lincoln

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Four Classic AlbumsAbbey Lincoln2018Compil.
Love Having You Around: Live At The Keystone Korner Vol. 2Abbey Lincoln2016Album
Sophisticated Abbey: Live At The Keystone KornerAbbey Lincoln2015Album
I Must Have That ManAbbey Lincoln2014Single
The Complete 1959-1961Abbey Lincoln2012Compil.
Freedom Now SuiteMax Roach With Abbey Lincoln2011Album
Through the YearsAbbey Lincoln2010Compil.
Abbey Is Blue + It's MagicAbbey Lincoln2010Compil.
Abbey Sings AbbeyAbbey Lincoln2007Album
It's MeAbbey Lincoln2003Album
Abbey Sings Billie - A Tribute To Billie HolidayAbbey Lincoln2001Compil.
Over The YearsAbbey Lincoln2000Album
Wholly EarthAbbey Lincoln1998Album
Who Used To DanceAbbey Lincoln1997Album
La Chanteuse De Jazz IdéaleAbbey Lincoln1996Compil.
A Turtle's DreamAbbey Lincoln1995Album
Live / Music Is The MagicAbbey Lincoln1994Album
When There Is LoveAbbey Lincoln - Hank Jones1993Album
Devil's Got Your TongueAbbey Lincoln1992Single
Devil's Got Your TongueAbbey Lincoln1992Album
You Gotta Pay The BandAbbey Lincoln1992Album
Abbey Sings Billie - Volume 2Abbey Lincoln1992Album
No TitleAbbey Lincoln1992Album
The World Is Falling DownAbbey Lincoln1990Album
Abbey Sings BillieAbbey Lincoln1989Album
Talking To The SunAbbey Lincoln1984Album
The MaestroCedar Walton Featuring Abbey Lincoln1981Album
In Paris / Painted LadyAbbey Lincoln1980Album
Sounds As A RoachMax Roach And Abbey Lincoln1977Album
Sessions, LiveBuddy Collette, Abbey Lincoln And Les Thompson1976Album
People In MeAbbey Lincoln1973Album
Live In MistyAbbey Lincoln1973Album
Lonesome Lover / Sunday AfternoonMax Roach And Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach And Orchestra1962Single
Straight AheadAbbey Lincoln1961Album
Abbey Is BlueAbbey Lincoln1959Album
I Am In LoveAbbey Lincoln1958Single
It's MagicAbbey Lincoln1958Album
That's Him!Abbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz Stars1957Album
Abbey Lincoln's Affair... A Story Of A Girl In LoveAbbey Lincoln1957Album
Abbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz StarsAbbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz Stars1957Single
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