"Stormy Weather: The Legendary Lena (1941-1958)" (Bluebird).
The singer partners with Charlie Barnet, Artie Shaw and others in definitive versions of "Stormy Weather," "I Ain't Got Nothin' but the Blues" and nearly two dozen more.
Here's a summation of Horne's movie career, with performances from "Panama Hattie," "Cabin in the Sky," "Thousands Cheer," "Swing Fever" and others.
"Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo" (El Records).
The singer duets with guitarist Szabo to haunting effect, especially in music of
"An Evening with Lena Horne" (Blue Note).
The live recording, which won a Grammy for best jazz vocal performance, conveys poignant melancholy.
"Lena Horne: We'll Be Together Again" (Blue Note).
Few artists sang