Abbey Lincoln (born Anna Marie Wooldridge on August 6, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois) is a jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who is widely respected for her writing skills. She is one of many singers influenced by Billie Holiday. She has had a very long and productive career. She continues to perform and can often be found at the Blue Note in New York City.
With Ivan Dixon, she co-starred in Nothing But a Man (1964), an independent film written and directed by Michael Roemer. She also co-starred with Sidney Poitier and Beau Bridges in 1968's For Love of Ivy.
She was married to jazz musician Max Roach from 1962 to 1970 and sang on the famous We Insist! - Freedom Now Suite.
Abbey Lincoln also appears in the 1956 film The Girl Can't Help It.
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Track listing: When the Lights Go on AgainBlackberry BlossomsSomos NoviosA Heart Is Not a ToyI Could Write It for a SongI'm Not Supposed to KnowWindmills of Your MindLucky to Be MeWhat Will Tomorrow BringTender as a Rose
Track listing: SkylarkLove Is MadeChateaux de JouxIt's MeThey Call It JazzThrough the YearsRunnin' WildThe MaestroThe SearchYellow BirdCan You Dig It
Track listing: Midnight SunWholly EarthLook to the StarAnother WorldConversations With a BabyIf I Only Had a BrainAnother Time, Another PlaceCaged BirdLearning How to ListenAnd It's Supposed to Be Love
Track listing: Love Has Gone AwayWho Used to DanceLove LamentMr. Tambourine ManWhen Autumn SingsLove What You Doin'Street of DreamI Sing a SongThe River
Track listing: Throw It AwayA Turtle's DreamDown Here BelowNature BoyAvec le tempsShould've BeenMy Love Is YouStorywiseHey, Lordy MamaNot to WorryBeing Me
Track listing: Sophisticated LadyGolden LadyPainted Lady on the StageThrow It AwayWhat Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?Caged Bird
Track listing: You and Me LoveNatas (Playmate)Dorian (The Man With the Magic)AfricaPeople in MeLiving RoomKohjoh-No-TsukiNaturally
Track listing: I Didn't Know About YouWould I Love YouI Wake Up SmilingThis Can't Be LoveCrazy He Calls MeTwo Cigarettes in the DarkThe Masquerade Is OverTake Me in Your ArmsTogetherAffairNo MoreWarm ValleyYou Do Something to MeDo Nothin' Till You Hear From MeThe Answer Is NoLonesome Cup of CoffeeShe Didn't Say YesLove Walked In
Track listing: Gimme a PigfootNo MoreGod Bless the ChildDon't ExplainFor Heaven's SakePlease Don't Talk About Me When I'm GoneFor All We Know
Track listing: RainbowEvalina Coffey (The Legend Of)Story of My FatherA Child Is BornPeople in MeA Circle of LoveJungle QueenThe Merry DancerDevil's Got Your TongueSpring Will Be a Little Late This YearThe Music Is the Magic
Track listing: Bird AloneI'm in LoveYou Gotta Pay the BandYou Made Me FunnyAnd How I Hoped for Your LoveWhen I'm Called HomeSummer Wishes, Winter DreamsUp Jumped SpringA Time for LoveBrother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Track listing: Afro-BlueLonely HouseLet UpThursday's ChildBrother, Where Are You?Laugh, Clown, LaughCome SundaySoftly, as in a Morning SunriseLost in the StarsLong as You're Living
Track listing: The World Is Falling DownFirst Song (For Ruth)You Must Believe in SpringI Got Thunder (And It Rings)How High the MoonWhen Love Was You and MeHi-FlyLive for Life
Track listing: The RiverWhistling Away the DarkTalking to the SunYou and IPeople on the StreetYou're My ThrillPrelude / A Wedding Song
Track listing: What a Little Moonlight Can DoI Only Have Eyes for YouGloomy SundayCrazy He Calls MeStrange FruitLover ManThese Foolish ThingsI'll Be Seeing YouSoul EyesI'll Wind
Track listing: Straight AheadWhen Malindy SingsIn the RedBlue MonkLeft AloneAfrican LadyRetribution
Track listing: I Am in LoveIt's MagicJust for MeAn Occasional ManAin't Nobody's BusinessOut of the PastMusic, Maestro, PleaseLoveExactly Like YouLittle Niles
Abbey Lincoln was born