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Wilson, Nancy 1937-

Overview
Works: 458 works in 1,020 publications in 4 languages and 11,334 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Crime films  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Radio adaptations  Short films  Jazz 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Host, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Wilson
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

38 editions published between 1657 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turned to blue by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

12 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.S.V.P. : rare songs, very personal by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Q's jook joint by Quincy Jones( Recording )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Hemingway's simple but gripping short tale "The Killers" is a model of economical storytelling. Two directors adapted it into unforgettably virile features: Robert Siodmak, in a 1946 film that helped define the noir style; and Don Siegel, in a brutal 1964 version that was intended for television but deemed too violent for home audiences and released theatrically instead. The first is poetic and shadowy, the second direct and harsh as daylight, but both get at the heart of Hemingway's existential classic
Yesterday's love songs, today's blues by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Maguire : music from the motion picture( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Swingin's mutual by George Shearing Quintet( Recording )

41 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meant to be by Ramsey Lewis( Recording )

7 editions published in 2002 in 5 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitar passions by Sharon Isbin( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin follows up her Grammy-winning album, Journey to the New World, with another extraordinary musical exploration. This time, the journey is focused on Isbin's musical mentors and has a Latin American flavor on many tracks
For our children( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous singers perform on this album of songs that benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
The best of Nancy Wilson : the jazz and blues sessions by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

9 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lush life by Nancy Wilson( )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple pleasures by Ramsey Lewis( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway--my way by Nancy Wilson( Recording )

11 editions published between 1828 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of pop and jazz singers doing show tunes is one of the most elementary. Nancy Wilson, who was one of the most consistently excellent vocal artists of the '50's and '60's, found the showtune format very appealing and made several albums of this material. Just as the songs themselves do double duty, so too do the re-interpretations by Nancy Wilson and Jimmy Jones. These treatments can either maintain the same mood that the songs did in their original contexts or sometimes Wilson and Jones subtly tinkered with the meaning of the songs in a way that one suspects the composers must have anticipated. Singers and arrangers can take the songs and provide them with a little something extra: a new tempo, a different groove, a Latin or a jazz accent that they never had on Broadway. Also, this collection of 17 songs acheives the almost impossible task of being specific and universal at the same time
I heard it on NPR : jazz for blue nights( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady sings the blues by Billie Holiday( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrest -- Lady sings the blues -- Baltimore brothel -- Billiesneaks into Dean & Dean's -- Swingin' uptown -- T'ain't nobody's bizness if I do -- Big Ben -- C.C. Rider -- All of me -- The man I love -- Them there eyes -- Gardenias from Louis -- Cafe Manhattan -- Had you been around -- Love theme -- Any happy home -- I cried for you (Now It's your turn to cry over me) -- Billie & Harry -- Don't explain -- Mean to me -- Fine and mellow -- What a little moonlight can do -- Louis visits Billie on tour -- Cafe Manhattan party -- Persuasion -- Agent's office -- Love is here to stay -- Lover man (Oh, where can you be?) -- You've changed -- Gimme a pigfoot (And a bottle of beer) -- Good morning heartache -- My man (Mon homme) -- Don't explain -- Strange fruit -- God bless the child -- Closing theme
Forever Ella( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the personal life and singing career of the well-known jazz artist and discusses her impact on contemporary music
Today, tomorrow, forever by Nancy Wilson( )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood - my way by Nancy Wilson( )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, Nancy Wilson, accompanied by musical director Jimmy Jones, made "Hollywood--My way", a follow-up to the previous year's "Broadway--My way" (an which was itself followed by the third My way album, "Today--My way", in 1965). In the 12 movie songs on the original album, as well as the five well-chosen additional songs included in this expanded CD edition, Ms. Wilson shows that there are some themes that are inseparable from the films that launched them. Ms. Wilson and Mr. Jones also show that the world of film songs is a level playing field, serious composers like Nicholas Brodsky (I'll never stop loving you) and Dimitri Tiomkin (Wild is the wind) never intended to write pop songs, yet their music competes with the best of the Broadway writers like Jerome Kern and Cole Porter. If this new, expanded edition "Hollywood-My way" makes one point, it's that the genre of movie music is as deep as it is varied, and there are as many different ways to interpret these songs as there are stars in Hollywood.--Condensed from Will Friedwald
 
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Alternative Names
Nancy Wilson americká zpěvačka

Nancy Wilson Amerikaans actrice

Nancy Wilson amerikansk musikar og skodespelar

Nancy Wilson amerikansk musiker och skådespelare

Nancy Wilson amerikansk musiker og skuespiller

Nancy Wilson amerykańska piosenkarka jazzowa

Nancy Wilson attrice statunitense

Nancy Wilson cantante estadounidense

Nancy Wilson chanteuse américaine

Nancy Wilson këngëtare amerikane

Nancy Wilson US-amerikanische Sängerin

Wilson, Nancy Sue 1937-

Нэнси Уилсон

ננסי וילסון

ננסי וילסון שחקנית אמריקאית

نانسي ويلسون مغنية أمريكية

نانسی ویلسون بازیگر و موسیقی‌دان آمریکایی

ნენსი უილსონი

ナンシー・ウィルソン

南茜·威尔森 (歌手)

Languages
English (155)

German (10)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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