Nancy Wilson (born February 20, 1937) is an American singer with seventy-plus albums, and three Grammy Awards so far in her career. She's been labeled a singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a "consummate actress"; and "the complete entertainer." The title she prefers, however, is song stylist. She has received many nicknames--"Sweet Nancy, The Baby" and the "Fancy Miss Nancy" are only two of them.
Nancy Wilson was born in Chillicothe, Ohio, February 20, 1937 to Olden Wilson (iron foundry worker), and Lillian Ryan. Nancy's father would buy records to listened to in the home. At an early age Nancy heard recordings from Billy Eckstine, Nat Cole, and Jimmy Scott with Lionel Hampton's Big Band. Nancy says: "The juke joint down on the block had a great jukebox and there I heard Dinah Washington, Ruth Brown, LaVerne Baker, Little Esther". By age of four, she knew she would eventually become a singer.
At the age of 15, while a student at West High School (Columbus, Ohio), she was chosen to...
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Track listing: Hey ThereThis DreamI'll Only Miss Him When I Think of HimHe Loves MeHere's That Rainy DayI Had a BallHello, Dolly!Makin' WhoopeeSomewhereI've Got Your NumberYoung and FoolishYou'd Better Love MeDon't Go to StrangersGee Baby, Ain't I Good to YouYour Name Is LoveToo Late NowLike Someone in LoveTender Loving CareAs You Desire MeI Want to Talk About YouLove-WiseTry a Little TendernessClose Your Eyes
Track listing: All of YouThe Things We Did Last SummerThe More I See YouThe Nearness of YouNever Will I MarryLittle Girl BlueTonightSometimes I'm HappySecret LoveSleepin' BeeFly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)On the Street Where You LiveYou Don't Know What Love IsThis Time the Dream's on MeSophisticated LadyDearly BelovedMy ShipMy Shining HourBack in Your Own BackyardPeople Will Say We're in LoveWhat a Little Moonlight Can DoI'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life
Track listing: BewitchedTry a Little TendernessAt Long Last LoveIn a Sentimental MoodWhen the Sun Comes UpI Thought About YouDarn That DreamThe Very Thought of YouAngel EyesMy One and Only LoveThe Song Is YouLush LifeIt Never Entered My MindPrelude to a KissBy MyselfGlad to Be UnhappyTime After TimeHello DollySupper TimeSomeone to Watch Over MeYou'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToLike Someone in Love
Track listing: Into / Hello, Young LoversSmall World, Isn't ItGypsies, the Jugglers and the ClownsI Can't Get StartedIf We Only Have LoveThe Man That Got AwayThe Folks Who Live on the HillCrazy ButterflyPeace of MindFace It Girl, It's OverJust GoBand IntroductionsWe Would Have Been FineK.C. Medley
Track listing: Teach Me TonightThis Time the Dream's on MeI'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My LifeI Wish You LoveGuess Who I Saw TodayIf Dreams Come TrueWhat a Little Moonlight Can DoThe Great CityHe's My GuySomething Happens to MeCall It Stormy MondaySomething Wonderful Happens
Track listing: A Lot of Livin' To DoYou Can Have HimTonightMake Someone HappyI Believe in YouAs Long as He Needs MeGetting to Know YouMy ShipThe Sweetest SoundsJoey, Joey, JoeyLoads of LoveI'll KnowMy Shining HourThe Days of Wine and RosesMoon RiverSecret LoveDearly BelovedI'll Never Stop Loving YouWhen Did You Leave Heaven?Almost in Your ArmsWild Is the WindThe Second Time AroundDid I RememberYou'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Track listing: Now I'm a WomanJoeI'll Get Along SomehowThe Greatest Performance of My LifeDon't MisunderstandWe Can Make It BabyStreetrunnerYou're as Right as RainAll in Love Is FairDon't Let Me Be Lonely TonightCome Get to ThisThis Mother's DaughterLove Has Smiled on UsI've Never Been to MeLife, Love and Harmony
Track listing: Save Your Love For MeWhen Did You Leave Heaven?Guess Who I Saw TodayTell Me The Truth(You Don't Know) How Glad I AmI Want To Be With YouDon't Come Running Back To MeWhere Does That Leave MeYou've Got Your TroublesUptight (Everything's Alright)Ten Years Of TearsFace It Girl, It's OverPeace Of MindYou'd Better GoCan't Take My Eyes Off You
Track listing: End of Our LoveCall MeSon of a Preacher ManWillie & Laura Mae JonesThe Look of LoveMercy, Mercy, MercyFor Once in My LifeSunnyCome Get to ThisSpinning WheelTen Years of TearsThe Power of LoveUptightOde to Billie JoeYou're All I Need to Get ByThe Long and Winding RoadReach Out for MeMy LoveYou've Lost That Loving FeelingMy Babe
Track listing: Free AgainYou've ChangedOnly the YoungLush LifeDo You Know WhyMidnight SunWhen the World Was Young (Ah, the Apple Tree)River Shallow(I Stayed) Too Long at the FairSunnyThe Right to LoveOver the Weekend
Track listing: Prelude to a KissFor Heaven's SakeHappiness Is Just a Thing Called JoeI'll Walk AloneSupper TimeBut BeautifulOh! Look at Me NowGlad to Be UnhappyIn a Sentimental MoodI Thought About YouEasy LivingDo It AgainDarn That Dream
Nancy Wilson was born