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Anita O'Day (October 18, 1919 - November 23, 2006) was an American jazz singer.

Few female jazz singers matched the hard-swinging and equally hard-living Anita O'Day for sheer exuberance and talent in all areas of jazz vocals. Her improvising, wide dynamic tone, and innate sense of rhythm made her more than just another big-band canary. At a time when most female vocals tended to emphasize the sweet timbres of…

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  • yaaa! Anita
  • I just discovered her via the song "I could write a book" - Definitely my favorite song right now!
  • v Thank you!
  • vv Practically every album she released on Verve was amazing, but Time for Two is my favorite. I would also reccomend the greatest hits called Anita O'Day: Finest Hour, It's Essential listening.
  • Could you please recommend me her best albums?
  • Muy linda con su beat
  • jesus christ. she is so great!
  • Anita O'Day Live in Europe 1963 & 1970 www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyRByrx0fwU
  • Great Jazz singer! I'm going to start purchasing her music. She's so stylish...
  • Gorgeous!

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