Peggy Lee tunes

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Peggy Lee was an American jazz and traditional pop singer, songwriter, and actress.

Her most famous performances include Black Coffee, Big Spender, Fever, and Why Don’t You Do Right.

On the silver screen, Peggy Lee acted in many musicals including the voice for Darling, and the Cocker Spaniel in Lady And The Tramp.

During her career, Peggy Lee was nominated for twelve Grammy Awards. In 1995, she bagged the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Why Don’t You Do Right?

Why Don’t You Do Right is a minor jazz/blues standard that was first released under the name Weed Smokers Dream, in 1936.

In 1942, Peggy Lee sang it under its new name and made Why Don’t You Do Right a worldwide hit. Since then, many other famous singers have performed the song regularly, making it a jazz standard.

In 1988, it again became one of the biggest songs around when Jessica Rabbit sang it in the animated blockbuster Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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Fever chords

You can learn how to play Fever by Peggy Lee using chords, lyrics, chord analysis, and the original recording.

Am (C6) | Am (C6) | Am (C6) | Am (C6) |
Never know how much I love you, never know how much I care…

Why Don’t You Do Right

You can learn how to play Why Don’t You Do Right? by Peggy Lee using chords, lyrics, chord analysis, TAB, and a Spytunes video guitar lesson.

Cm7 N.C | Ab7 G7 | Cm7 N.C | Ab7 G7 |
You had plenty money, 1922, you let other women make a fool of you…

Peggy Lee on the web

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Artist and Band biographies

Behind every single tune you learn, there’s an artist or band with an entire catalogue of music, waiting to be discovered.

Find out more about these great women and men, and let their tunes guide you to success with these Artist & Band biographies.

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