Judy Garland - Chasing Rainbows (1989)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 165.41 Mb + 20.47 Mb (Scans) | 59:51
Vocal Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Remember (RMB 75007)
The American film star and singer Judy Garland (1922-1969) was a little Mozart of song and dance. Of all the child stars who came out of the thirties, a classic period for talented moppets, only Judy Garland somehow survived as a star of the first magnitude - a Lady Lazarus who kept rising from the dead from countless suicide attempts and broken marriages and nervous breakdowns and neurotic battles with weight and sleep and drugs. One cannot help wondering what kind of life Judy might have led, what kind of grown-up she might have become, had she not spent the most hopeful and the most vulnerable years of a girl’s life singing not for live audiences of unexacting admirers, but for relentlessly exacting producers, directors, arrangers, coaches, cameramen, costumers, accountants and dietitians on the lot at MGM. Between 1935 and 1951, between the ages of thirteen and twenty—nine, Judy made thirty-odd pictures. They made her famous and rich. Estimates of her lifetime earnings agree on a figure of about ten million dollars. But the grind of making pictures left her no time to savor the fruit of her success, or to learn how to conserve it. She died broke.