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I'm a big fan of old time female blues singers but admit that I had never really heard much by or about Lizzie Miles. I recently watched Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and searched out this song and singer as a result. I'll be back for more. See both reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime.


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A Good Man Is Hard To Find lyrics - Lizzie Miles & Sharkey's Kings of Dixieland

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. InMiles lived in California where she sang with George Lewis in and She sang with Joe Darensbourg in Chicago in and She recorded with several Dixieland and traditional jazz bands, appeared at the Monterey Jazz Festival inand made regular radio broadcasts before retiring in In she quit singing, except for gospel music.

Lizzie Miles

Her half-sister, Edna Hickswas also a blues singer. Her first husband J. Miles, from whom she took her stage name, died of Spanish flu in Shreveport, Louisiana in The following singles were all released in by Okeh Records : [13]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the American Olympic rower, see Liz Miles. Biography of Lizzie Miles at AllMusic. It was well-made, well acted Where's the sparkling dialogue and deep human drama?

Couldn't feel either the necessary pity or scorn for Blanchett's duBois-esque character to be committed to the movie. Luckily, he's averaged about a movie a year for the last thirty, so hopefully the former Allan Konigsberg will dream up something I love next year.

The best parts of the film, in my opinion, were Cate Blanchett's Chanel jacket a kind of two thousand dollar armor, holding in what was left of what she thought she was and the choice of Lizzie Mile's "A Good Man is Hard to Find" for the ending credits.

A Good Man Is Hard To Find (take 3)

There's more spirit in this three minute recording than in the whole. Call me a philistine, I felt like jumping off the couch and cheering about halfway through the track, more energized than any of the exchanges between sister and sister left me.

My favorite kind of music, truth told, is the torch song genre. And doesn't the ragged melodious timbre of Lizzie Miles's singing just fit. Naturally, I took to the internet to find out more about the woman whose voice I immediately fell in love with.

Lizzie Miles was born Elizabeth Landreaux in Her parents were long-time New Orleanians who spoke French and Creole, and as a child, Lizzie lived down the street from a classmate who would become a jazz legend himself, saxman Sidney Bechet another Woody Allen favorite.

Miles began singing professionally around twelve, counting Sophie Tucker among her influences. She took to the road three years later, working in a minstrel act in a circus alongside her first husband, band leader J.

A reviewer wrote at the time of one show"Yelling can be constantly heard [in the crowd], 'Give us more of your Memphis blues!

Lizzie Miles y Sharkey -A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND-

Miles is the only one of her sex in the company. Lizzie Miles's post-circus career included engagements singing with King Oliver, with co-leader Kid Ory, and a young Louis Armstrong and future wife Lil Hardin in the same band!! As I just actually let my mouth fall open. She toured France for a year inplayed with Fats Waller when she returned stateside, and hooked up with stride-piano legend Willie "The Lion" Smith.

A just-starting-out Duke Ellington played lunchtime sets before the Smith band, and Lizzie says in this rememberance taken from her correspondence with a jazz historian"I sure didn't like Duke Ellington's playing Lizzie Miles, apparently! I love the idea of being a contemporary, working artist among some of these legends, and being able to have a professional opinion about people I would just take for granted as being as iconic as they come.


To each their own, I guess!

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