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Lee Wiley
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    (October 9, 1908-December 11, 1975)
    Born in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
    Died in New York City, New York
    Recorded 'Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere'
    Inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and the Jazz Hall of Fame
    Her birth year was also listed as 1915.
    She slept with very married trumpeter Bunny Berigan.
    She divorced bandleader Jess Stacy after 5 years.
    Music critic James Frazier called her 'one bitch of a singer.'
    She briefly lost her sight after a horse-riding accident.
    She started the 'songbook' concept, devoting an entire album to a sole composer.
    Her voice was hailed for its sensual, intimate tone.
    James Frazier also admitted her vocal prowess, '...made me extremely eager to go to bed with her.'
    She succumbed to colon cancer less than a year after diagnosis.

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