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Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold Arlen The care that Peggy Lee -- and producers Bill Rudman, Ken Bloom, and Keith Ingham -- invested in this unusual new Harold Arlen songbook is clear. Two...Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold ArlenJazz The care that Peggy Lee -- and producers Bill Rudman, Ken Bloom, and Keith Ingham -- invested in this unusual new Harold Arlen songbook is clear. Two...1993-06-25
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Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold Arlen

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Peggy Lee; Author: Harold Arlen; Producer (group): Angel

The care that Peggy Lee – and producers Bill Rudman, Ken Bloom, and Keith Ingham – invested in this unusual new Harold Arlen songbook is clear. Two bittersweet ”unknowns” from failed musicals, ”Come On, Midnight” and ”I Had a Love Once,” will likely live on once other singers hear Lee’s darkly moving readings. Here, her age is an asset.