[78-L] Peggy Lee vocal effect

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Sun Apr 25 10:31:24 PDT 2010

Are we not thinking here of Patti Page?


From: "Steven C. Barr" <stevenc at interlinks.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2010 11:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [78-L] Peggy Lee vocal effect

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> 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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