[78-L] Peggy Lee vocal effect

Jeff Sultanof jeffsultanof at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 20:40:48 PDT 2010

Except that Peggy Lee never recorded for Mercury. This track was either
Capitol or Decca.

Jeff Sultanof

On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Steven C. Barr <stevenc at interlinks.net>wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Hopkins/Kato" <hopkat at sa2.so-net.ne.jp>
> > On "Don't Smoke in Bed," for the last part of the song, Peggy's voice
> > seems
> > to be coming from far away. Was that merely her distance from the
> > microphone, or was there some other effect used to make that sound. It
> > sounds really good, but I don't remember hearing other records try for
> > that
> > effect.
> >
> Peggy Lee was one of the first vocalists to take advantage of multi-track
> tape recordings; one of her Mercury discs was credited to "Peggy Lee,
> Peggy Lee, Peggy Lee, Peggy Lee!" So that vocal was probably recorded
> on a different mike from the other vocal tracks...?!
> Steven C. Barr
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