Sarah Vaughan

The Incomparable Sarah Vaughan

A lovely 1958 rendition of her hit “Tenderly” from a young Sarah Vaughan.

Sarah Vaughan started her professional singing career touring with the “Earl Hines Orchestra” for several years beginning in 1943.

Her recording of the song “Tenderly” became an unforeseen hit in 1947.

After changing her record label to Mercury Records in 1954 she achived her fisrst gold record with and released her favorite LP “Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown.” in 1954.

“there’s a category for me. I like to be referred to as a good singer of good songs in good taste.”

“When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice.” – Sarah Vaughan