Jazz/Pop Vocals (1920–40s)


The Andrews Sisters

Fred Astaire (1899–1987)

Mildred Bailey (1903–51)

Josephine Baker (1906–75)

The Boswell Sisters [1925–1932]

Tiny Bradshaw (1905–58)

Cab Calloway (1907–94)

Hoagy Carmichael (1899–1981)

Rosemary Clooney (1928–2002)

Nat King Cole (1917–65)

The Comedian Harmonists

Bing Crosby (1903–77)

Sammy Davis Jr. (1925–90)

Doris Day (1922– )

Billy Eckstine (1914–93)

Cliff Edwards (1895–1971)

Ella Fitzgerald (1917–96)

Slim Gaillard (1916–90)

Teddy Grace (1905–92)

Billie Holiday (1915–59)

Bob Hope (1903–2003)

Lena Horne (1917–2010)

Eddy Howard (1914–63)

Helen Humes (1913–81)

The Ink Spots [1936–1950]

Al Jolson (1885–1950)

Louis Jordan (1908–75)

Julia Lee (1902–58)

Peggy Lee (1920–2002)

Ted Lewis (1892–1971)

Johnny Mercer (1909–76)

The Mills Brothers (1931– )

Ella Mae Morse (1924–99)

Anita O'Day (1919–2006)

Les Paul (1915–2009)

Louis Prima (1911–78)

Jimmy Rushing (1903–72)

Dinah Shore (1917–94)

Frank Sinatra (1915–2003)

Kate Smith (1907–86)

Jo Stafford (1920–2008)

Kay Starr (1922–2016)

Maxine Sullivan (1911–87)

Mel Tormé (1925–99)

Sarah Vaughan (1924–90)

Dinah Washington (1924–63)

Ethel Waters (1896–1977)

Leo Watson (1898–1950)

Ted Weems (1901–63)

Margaret Whiting (1924–2011)

Lee Wiley (1915–75)

Various Artists


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