This episode of Cyprus Avenue celebrates the work of the luminous Madeleine Peyroux.
Peyroux, an Athens, Georgia-born singer-songwriter-guitarplayer, has often been compared to Billie Holiday. Ms. Holiday, along with other jazz-and-bluestresses Bessie Smith and Edith Piaf, have influenced Peyroux's vocal and song styles. She also sites the influence of country's Patsy Cline.
COMING UP: Ms. Peyroux will grace the stage in KC at the Folly on May 11, presented by none other than Cyprus Avenue's Bill Shapiro. Visit here for more information.
Below, the playlist from the episode.
Walkin' After Midnight from Dreamland
Careless Love from Careless Love
Jai Deux Amours from Careless Love
I'm All Right from Half the Perfect World
You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go from Careless Love
Lonesome Road from Careless Love
The Summer Wind from Half the Perfect World
Look for the Heart of Saturday Night from Half the Perfect World
You Can't Do Me from Bare Bones
River of Tears from Bare Bones
I Threw It All Away from Standing on the Rooftop
The Kind You Can't Afford from Standing On The Rooftop